Standard Sea Containers Types and their Specifications

Sea worthy containers for transporation of goods over the sea by container ships

20DC

Weight
Tare 2360 kgs 5200 lbs
Payload 21640 kgs 47710 lbs
Gross Weight 24000 kgs 52910 lbs
Weight
Tare 2,370 kgs 5,230 lbs
Payload 28,110 kgs 61,970 lbs
Gross Weight 30,480 kgs 67,200 lbs
Door Opening
Width 2,340 mm 7' 8.1"
Height 2,280 mm 7' 5.8"
Inside Cubic 33.2 cu.m. 1,173 cu.ft.
Measure Overall Inside
Length 6,058 mm 19' 10.5" 5,896 mm 19' 4.1"
Width 2,438 mm 8' 2,352 mm 7' 8.6"
Height 2,591 mm 8' 6" 2,393 mm 7' 10.2"

40DC

Weight
Tare 3,970 kgs 8,750 lbs
Payload 26,510 kgs 58,450 lbs
Gross Weight 30,480 kgs 67,200 lbs
Weight
Tare 3,950 kgs 8,710 lbs
Payload 28,550 kgs 62,940 lbs
Gross Weight 32,500 kgs 71,650 lbs
Door Opening
Width 2,340 mm 7' 8.1"
Height 2,280 mm 7' 5.8"
Inside Cubic 67.68 cu.m. 2,390 cu.ft.
Measure Overall Inside
Length 12,192 mm 40' 12,025 mm 39' 5.4"
Width 2,438 mm 8' 2,352 mm 7' 8.6"
Height 2,591 mm 8' 6" 2,393 mm 7' 10.2"

40HC

Weight
Tare 4,170 kgs 9,190 lbs
Payload 26,310 kgs 58,010 lbs
Gross Weight 30,480 kgs 67,200 lbs
Weight
Tare 4,150 kgs 9,150 lbs
Payload 28,350 kgs 62,500 lbs
Gross Weight 32,500 kgs 71,650 lbs
Door Opening
Width 2,340 mm 7' 8.1"
Height 2,585 mm 8' 5.8"
Inside Cubic 76.34 cu.m. 2,696 cu.ft.
Measure Overall Inside
Length 12,192 mm 40' 12,031 mm 39' 5.7"
Width 2,438 mm 8' 2,352 mm 7' 8.6"
Height 2,896 mm 9' 6" 2,700 mm 8' 10.3"

* Courtesy Yang Ming Marine Transport Company