Detailed Container Dimensions for Standard 8ft, 10ft, 20ft, 30ft and 40ft Containers


To see full specifications of individual containers view our 10ft container, 20ft container and 40ft container pages.

Container dimensions, weights and specifications are given as accurately as possible but may vary depending on manufacture and conversion. Refrigerated and insulated units have smaller internal dimensions and greater weights than those given.

 
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Metric Container Dimensions

Imperial Container Dimensions

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Imperial Container Dimensions

Standard External Container Dimensions

Container Length 8ft 10ft 20ft 30ft 40ft
Container Width 7ft 1ins 8ft 8ft 8ft 8ft
Container Height
» Standard 7ft 5ins 8ft 6ins 8ft 6ins 8ft 6ins 8ft 6ins
» High cube 9ft 6ins 9ft 6ins 9ft 6ins 9ft 6ins

 

Standard Internal Container Dimensions

Internal Length 7ft 6ins 9ft 2ins 19ft 3ins 29ft 4ins 39ft 4ins
Internal Width 6ft 11ins 7ft 7ins 7ft 7ins 7ft 7ins 7ft 7ins
Internal Height
» Standard 6ft 8ins 7ft 9ins 7ft 9ins 7ft 9ins 7ft 9ins
» High cube 8ft 9ins 8ft 9ins 8ft 9ins 8ft 9ins
End Door Aperture Width 6ft 10ins as req. 7ft 6ins 7ft 6ins 7ft 6ins
End Door Aperture Height
» Standard 6ft 4ins as req. 7ft 5ins 7ft 5ins 7ft 5ins
» High cube as req. 8ft 5ins 8ft 5ins 8ft 5ins
Floor area 51sq ft 72sq ft 150sq ft 227sq ft 305sq ft
Cubic capacity
» Standard 348cu ft 560cu ft 1160cu ft 1760cu ft 2360cu ft
» High cube 630cu ft 1310cu ft 1985cu ft 2660cu ft
Weight 1 tons 1.5 tons 2.4 tons 3.2 tons 4 tons

Metric Container Dimensions

Standard External Container Dimensions

Container Length 2.42m (8ft) 3.05m (10ft) 6.06m (20ft) 9.12m (30ft) 12.19m (40ft)
Container Width 2.17m 2.44m 2.44m 2.44m 2.44m
Container Height
» Standard 2.26m 2.59m 2.59m 2.59m 2.59m
» High cube 2.89m 2.89m 2.89m 2.89m

 

Standard Internal Container Dimensions

Internal Length 2.28m 2.80m 5.87m 8.93m 12.00m
Internal Width 2.10m 2.33m 2.33m 2.33m 2.33m
Internal Height
» Standard 2.04m 2.35m 2.35m 2.35m 2.35m
» High cube 2.65m 2.65m 2.65m 2.65m
End Door Aperture Width 2.09m as req. 2.28m 2.28m 2.28m
End Door Aperture Height
» Standard 1.94m as req. 2.26m 2.26m 2.26m
» High cube as req. 2.56m 2.56m 2.56m
Floor area 4.78m2 6.69m2 13.93m2 21.09m2 28.33m2
Cubic capacity
» Standard 9.28m3 15.89m3 32.85m3 49.84m 8 3 66.83m3
» High cube 17.84m3 37.09m3 56.21m3 75.32m3
Weight 1.02 tonnes 1.52 tonnes 2.44 tonnes 3.25 tonnes 4.06 tonnes

 

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