Containers

Container Equipment Info

All cargo has individual or specific transportation requirements. The several types of containers used are specially geared to these requirements.

It is your responsibility to ensure, that transportation requirements of your cargo are fulfilled, i.e. to make sure the goods are packed and stowed in the right container, economically, safely and with quality controls. Hecksher can be of assistance with useful information.

The dimensions of the single containers may be slightly different, depending on the shipping line used. The maximum payload furthermore depends also on road regulations at the Country of Origin and Destination.

Dry Cargo Containers - 20 foot
WEIGHT
Tare 2210-2400 kg (4875-5290 lbs)
Max. Payload 21700-28240 kg (47850-62270 lbs)
MEASUREMENTS
Length (External) 6058 mm (40′)
Lenght (Internal) 5900 mm (39'6")
Width (External) 2438 mm (8′)
Width (Internal) 2345 mm (7’8”)
Width (Door opening) 2335 mm (7’8”)
Height (External) 2591 mm (8’6”)
Height (Internal) 2400 mm (7’10”)
Height (Door opening) 2290 mm (7’6”)
CUBIC CAPACITY 33.3 m3 (1175 cft)
Dry Cargo Containers - 40 foot
WEIGHT
Tare 3630-3740 kg (8005-8245 lbs)
Max. Payload 26740-26850 kg (58960-59205 lbs)
Measurements
Length (External) 12192 mm (40′)
Length (Internal) 12030 mm (39’6”)
Width (External) 2438 mm (8′)
Width (Internal) 2345 mm (7’8”)
Width (Door opening) 2335 mm (7’8”)
Height (External) 2591 mm (8’6”)
Height (Internal) 2400 mm (7’10”)
Height (Door opening) 2290 mm (7’6”)
CUBIC CAPACITY
Dry Cargo Containers - 40 foot High Cube
Weight
Tare 3910-4820 kg (8687-10628 lbs)
Max. Payload 28560 kg (62974 lbs)
Measurements
Length (External) 12192 mm (40′)
Length (Internal) 12030 mm (39’6”)
Width (External) 2438 mm (8′)
Width (Internal) 2345 mm (7’8”)
Width (Door opening) 2335 mm (7’08”)
Height (External) 2900 mm (9’6”)
Height (Internal) 2700 mm (8’10”)
Height (Door opening) 2580 mm (8’05”)
CUBIC CAPACITY 76.2 m3 – 2.690 ft3
Reefer Containers - 20 foot
Weight
Tare 2850-3500 kg (6285-7715 Ibs)
Max. Payload 17090-27280 kg (37685-60150 Ibs)
Measurements
Length (External) 6058 mm (20′)
Length (Internal) 5480-5500 mm (17’11”-18′)
Width (External) 2438 mm (8′)
Width (Internal) 2230-2285 mm (7’4″-7’6″)
Width (Door opening) 2165-2285 mm (7’1″-7’6″)
Height (External) 2591 mm (8’6″
Height (Internal) 2135-2255 mm (7′-7’5″)
Height (Door opening) 2160-2210 mm (7′-7’3″)
CUBIC CAPACITY 26.2-28.3 m3 (925-1000 cft)
VOLTAGE 180/220V and 380/440V, 50/60Hz, 3-phase
TEMPERATURE RANGE -25/+25 C
Reefer Containers - 40 foot
WEIGHT
Tare 4500-5400 kg (9920-11905 Ibs)
Max. Payload 25080-25980 kg (55300-57285 Ibs)
MEASUREMENTS
Length (External) 12192 mm (40′)
Length (Internal) 11235-11575 mm (36’10”-38′)
Width (External) 2438 mm (8′)
Width (Internal) 2240-2285 mm (7’4″-7’5″)
Width (Door opening) 2240-2280 mm (7’4″-7’6″)
Height (External) 2591 mm (8’6″)
Height (Internal) 2175-2250 mm (7’2″-7’5″)
Height (Door opening) 2200 mm (7’3″)
CUBIC CAPACITY 57.5-58.7 m3 (2030-2075 cft)
VOLTAGE 380/440V, 50/60Hz, 3-phase
TEMPERATURE RANGE -25/+25 C
Reefer Containers - 40 foot High Cube
Weight
Tare 4700-5200 kg (10365-11465 Ibs)
Max. Payload 25780-29250 kg (56845-64495 Ibs)
MEASUREMENTS
Length (External) 12192 mm (40′)
Length (Internal) 11575 mm (38′)
Width (External) 2438 mm (8′)
Width (Internal) 2280-2290 mm (7’6″)
Width (Door opening) 2280-2290 mm (7’6″)
Height (External) 2895 mm (9’6″)
Height (Internal) 2525-2550 mm (8’3″-8’4″)
Height (Door opening) 2435 mm (8′)
CUBIC CAPACITY 66.7-68 m3 (2355-2400 cft)
VOLTAGE 380/440V, 50/60Hz, 3-phase
TEMPERATURE RANGE -25/+25 C
Flat Rack Containers - 20 foot
WEIGHTS
Tare 2350-2500 KG (4760-5510 LBS)
Max. payload 17850-30150 kg (39360-66480 lbs)
MEASUREMENTS
Length 6058 mm (40′)
Length between end walls 5900 mm (19’4″)
Side opening 5530-5700 mm (18’2″-18’8″)
Width 2438 mm (8′)
Width load-bed overall 2400 mm (7’10”)
Width between side rail stanchions 2230-2250 mm (7’4″-7’5″)
Height 22591 mm (8’6”)
Height internal 2270-2285 mm (7’5″-7’6″)
Flat Rack Container - 40 foot
WEIGHTS
Tare 4900 kg (10805 Ibs)
Max. payload 17850-30150 kg (39360-66480 lbs)
MEASUREMENTS
Length 12192 mm (40′)
Length between end walls 12150 mm (39’10”)
Side opening 11835 mm (38’10”)
Width 2438 mm (8′)
Width load-bed overall 2400 mm (7’10”)
Width between side rail stanchions 2230-2240 mm (7’4″)
Height 2591 mm (8’6″)
Height internal 2035 mm (6’8″)
Open Top Containers - 20 foot
WEIGHT
Tare 2230-2250 kg (4915-4960 lbs)
Max. Payload 21770-28230 kg (48005-62245 lbs)
MEASUREMENTS
Length (External) 6058 mm (20′)
Length (Internal) 5480-5500 mm (17’11”-18′)
Length (Roof opening) 5740-5760 mm (18’10”-18’11”)
Width (External) 2438 mm (8′)
Width (Internal) 2330-2340 mm (7’8″)
Width (Door opening) 2330 mm (7’8″)
Width (Roof opening) 2190-2210 mm (7’2″-7’3″)
Height (External) 2591 mm (8’6″)
Height (Internal) 2380 mm (7’10”)
Height (Door opening) 2220-2255 mm (7’3″-7’5″)
CUBIC CAPACITY 31.8-32.9 m3 (1125-1160 cft)
Open Top Containers - 40 foot
WEIGHT
Tare 3650 kg (8050 lbs)
Max. Payload 26830 kg (59160 lbs)
MEASUREMENTS
Length (External) 12192 mm (40″)
Length (Internal) 12045 mm (39’6″)
Length (Roof opening) 11890 mm (39′)
Width (External) 2438 mm (8′)
Width (Internal) 2340 mm (7’8″)
Width (Door opening) 2335 mm (7’8″)
Width (Roof opening) 2185-2210 mm (7’2″-7’3″)
Height (External) 2591 mm (8’6″)
Height (Internal) 2380 mm (7’10”)
Height (Door opening) 2255 mm (7’5″)
CUBIC CAPACITY 67.1 m3 (2370 cft)
Ventilated Containers - 20 foot
Weight
Tare 2160-2780 kg (4765-6130 lbs)
Max. Payload 21350-27000 kg (47075-59535 lbs)
MEASUREMENTS
Length (External) 6058 mm (19’10”)
Length (Internal) 5885-5935 mm (19’4″-19’6″)
Width (External) 2438 mm (8′)
Width (Internal) 2330-2370 mm (7’8″-7’9″)
Width (Door opening) 2285-2335 mm (7’6″-7’8″)
Height (External) 2591 mm (8’6″)
Height (Internal) 2375-2410 mm (7’9″-7’11”)
Height (Door opening) 2260-2290 mm (7’5″-7’6″)
CUBIC CAPACITY 32.2-33.8 m3 (1135-1195 cft)
VOLTAGE At top and bottom 5000-2500 cm2 each side (5000 cm2 = 5.4 sq ft) (2500 cm2 = 2.7 sq ft)
AEO IATA Cargo Agent