Cubic Capacity

Typical Cubic Capacities of Standard Shipping Containers

Length
10ft
20ft
40ft
Cubic Capacity563.3 cu ft
15.95 cu m
1,170 cu ft
33.2 cu m
2,387 cu ft
67.59 cu m


Typical Weights of Standard Shipping Containers

Length
10ft
20ft
40ft
Max Gross Weight
24,910lbs
11,300kg
67,200lbs
30,480kg*
67,200lbs
30,400kg
Tare Weight
2,870lbs
1,300kg
4,780lbs
2,170kg
8,270lbs
3,750kg
Payload (or Net Weight)
22,040lbs
10,000kg
62,420lbs
28,310kg
58,930lbs
26,730kg


WEIGHTS


WIDTH

The standard width of a shipping container is 8ft.

HEIGHT

The most common, and standard height of a shipping container is 8ft 6ins, though 9ft 6ins high cube containers are becoming increasingly common. 

LENGTH

Shipping containers range in length. The most common lengths in the container sizes is going to be the 20ft and the 40ft. 

EXTERNAL DIMENSIONS

Specifications

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