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Dry containers

Dry Containers

Dry containers 20' and 40' (general purpose) are manufactured from either aluminium or steel. They are suitable for most types of cargo. Aluminium dry containers have a slightly larger payload than steel, and steel dry containers have a slightly larger internal cube.

Dry container dimensions

Specific dimensions and capacity of dry containers may vary depending on the container manufacturer, the age of the container and the container owner. The specifications listed below are, however, representative.

20' dry container

Tare weight  Payload capacity  Cubic capacity  Internal length 
 2,300 kg  25,000 kg  33.2 m3  5.9 m
 5,071.5 lbs  55,126.9 lbs 1,172 cu ft  19.4 ft 
       
 Internal width Internal height  Door opening width  Door opening height 
 2.35 m  2.39 m  2.34 m  2.28 m
 7.7 ft  7.9 ft 7.7 ft   7.5 ft

 

40' dry container

Tare weight  Payload capacity  Cubic capacity  Internal length 
 3,750 kg  27,600 kg  67.7 m3  12.03 m
 8,268.8 lbs  61,200 lbs 2,389 cu ft  39.5 ft 
       
 Internal width Internal height  Door opening width  Door opening height 
 2.35 m  2.39 m  2.34 m  2.28 m
 7.7 ft  7.9 ft 7.7 ft   7.5 ft

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