Ocean Container Specifications

Maximize your load and reduce costs by following the capacity parameters of standard ocean container options. Contact Averitt if you need assistance in selecting a container or load calculation.

* Payload weights provided below are for ocean containers only. Road transit to and from ports will require different weight maximums.

Container Options:

20' Dry Container (20' x 8' x 8' 6") - Aluminum
U.S. Standard Units
Metric
Interior Dimensions L: 19'5"
W: 7'8"
H: 7'9 1/2"
Interior Dimensions L: 5,919 mm
W: 2,340 mm
H: 2,380 mm
Door Opening

W: 7'6"
H: 7'5 1/2"

Door Opening W: 2,286 mm
H: 2,278 mm

Max. Gross Weight

52,910 lbs Max. Gross Weight 24,000 kg
Tare Weight 4,189 lbs Tare Weight 1,900 kg
Payload 48,721 lbs Payload 22,100 kg
Cubic Capacity 1,165 cu.ft Cubic Capacity 33.0 cbm
20' Dry Container (20' x 8' x 8' 6") - Steel
U.S. Standard Units
Metric
Interior Dimensions L: 19' 4 1/4"
W: 7'8 1/2"
H: 7'9 3/4"
Interior Dimensions L: 5,900 mm
W: 2,350 mm
H: 2,384 mm
Door Opening

W: 7'8"
H: 7'5 1/4"

Door Opening W: 2,340 mm
H: 2,274 mm

Max. Gross Weight

52,524 lbs Max. Gross Weight 27,000 kg
Tare Weight 4,850 lbs Tare Weight 2,200 kg
Payload 54,674 lbs Payload 24,800 kg
Cubic Capacity 1,169 cu.ft Cubic Capacity 33.1 cbm

40' Dry Container (40' x 8' x 8' 6") - Aluminum
U.S. Standard Units
Metric
Interior Dimensions L: 39' 6 1/4"
W: 7' 7"
H: 7'9 1/2"
Interior Dimensions L: 12,045 mm
W: 2,309 mm
H: 2,379 mm
Door Opening

W: 7'6"
H: 7'5 1/2"

Door Opening W: 2,289 mm
H: 2,278 mm

Max. Gross Weight

57,196 lbs Max. Gross Weight 30,480 kg
Tare Weight 6,799 lbs Tare Weight 3,084 kg
Payload 60,397 lbs Payload 27,396 kg
Cubic Capacity 2,377 cu.ft Cubic Capacity 67.3 cbm

40' Dry Container (40' x 8' x 8' 6") - Steel
U.S. Standard Units
Metric
Interior Dimensions L: 39' 6"
W: 7'8 1/2"
H: 7' 10"
Interior Dimensions L: 12,040 mm
W: 2,350 mm
H: 2,390 mm
Door Opening

W: 7' 8"
H: 7'5 1/2"

Door Opening W: 2,340 mm
H: 2,274 mm

Max. Gross Weight

71,650 lbs Max. Gross Weight 32,500 kg
Tare Weight 8,157 lbs Tare Weight 3,700 kg
Payload 63,492 lbs Payload 28,800 kg
Cubic Capacity 2,387 cu.ft Cubic Capacity 67.6 cbm
40' High Cube Dry Container (40' x 8' x 9' 6") - Aluminum
U.S. Standard Units
Metric
Interior Dimensions L: 39' 6 1/2"
W: 7'8 1/4"
H: 8'9 1/2"
Interior Dimensions L: 12,056 mm
W: 2,347 mm
H: 2,684 mm
Door Opening

W: 7'8"
H: 8'5 3/4 "

Door Opening W: 2,640 mm
H: 2,585 mm

Max. Gross Weight

71,650 lbs Max. Gross Weight 32,500 kg
Tare Weight 6,393 lbs Tare Weight 2,900 kg
Payload 65,256 lbs Payload 29,600 kg
Cubic Capacity 2,684 cu.ft Cubic Capacity 76.0 cbm

40' High Cube Dry Container (40' x 8' x 9' 6") - Steel
U.S. Standard Units
Metric
Interior Dimensions L: 39' 5 3/4"
W: 7'8 1/2"
H: 8' 10"
Interior Dimensions L: 12,032 mm
W: 2,350 mm
H: 2,695 mm
Door Opening

W: 7' 8"
H: 8' 6"

Door Opening W: 2,340 mm
H: 2,595 mm

Max. Gross Weight

71,650 lbs Max. Gross Weight 32,500 kg
Tare Weight 8,421 lbs Tare Weight 3,820 kg
Payload 63,226 lbs Payload 28,680 kg
Cubic Capacity 2,691 cu.ft Cubic Capacity 76.2 cbm
45' High Cube Dry Container (45' x 8' x 9' 6") - Aluminum
U.S. Standard Units
Metric
Interior Dimensions L: 44' 6 1/2"
W: 7'8 1/4"
H: 8' 10"
Interior Dimensions L: 13,582 mm
W: 2,347 mm
H: 2,690 mm
Door Opening

W: 7' 8" 
H: 8' 5 3/4"

Door Opening W: 2,340 mm
H: 2,585 mm

Max. Gross Weight

71,650 lbs Max. Gross Weight 32,500 kg
Tare Weight 8,598 lbs Tare Weight 3,900 kg
Payload 63,052 lbs Payload 28,600 kg
Cubic Capacity 3,026 cu.ft Cubic Capacity 85.7 cbm

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