Container Dimensions

40ft Standard Container Specifications

  • Wind and Waterproof for secure transport and storage
  • Compliant with international shipping standards
  • Optimised for versatile storage solutions
  • Equipped with a robust and secure locking system
  • Durable, heavy-duty flooring to withstand substantial loads
Feature Imperial Measurements Metric Measurements
Maximum Payload 63,640 lb 28,870 kg
External Dimensions (LxWxH) 40' x 8' x 8'6" 12.192 x 2.438 x 2.591 m
Internal Volume 2,366 cubic feet 67 m3
Door Opening Width 7' 8 1/8" 2.340 m
Door Opening Height 7' 5 1/2" 2.274 m
Internal Length 39' 5 11/16" 12.032 m
Internal Width 7'8 1/2" 2.350 m
Internal Height (to load line) 7' 10 7/32" 2.393 m
Gross Weight 71,650 lb 32,500 kg
Tare Weight 8,010 lb 3,630 kg

40ft Facts

As the name suggests, a 40-foot dry container is designed to transport dry cargo. A 40-foot container typically accommodates 25 EUR pallets measuring 120 x 80 cm. The maximum payload capacity of the container is 28,800 kilograms. However, the payload capacity of a 20-foot container is 25,000 kilograms, making it only slightly less than the 40-foot container. The volume of a 40-foot dry container is 67 cubic meters.