Shipping Container Dimensions

Shipping Container Sizes – an Expert Guide

At Billie Box, our team is dedicated to providing clients with the best solutions for their shipping container needs. First and foremost, this means offering a wide range of sizes. From small to large scale projects, we’re confident that we have exactly what’s needed for the job. We’re also sure that our service is industry-leading and our quotes are competitively priced. To make the process of buying or renting shipping containers as easy as possible, we’ve assembled a comprehensive guide to shipping container sizes.

In the table below, you’ll find all the information you need to know if it’s an 8ft store container you require or something more sizeable like a 20ft tunnel or 40ft high cube. Measuring everything from the external and internal dimensions as well as the door dimensions and cubic capacity, you’ll find it easy to identify the best available option. Of course, our team is only a phone call or email away should you require any further information or if you have any questions you need answering.

Container Dimensions

Container Dimensions        
Size/Type of container8ft store10ft store20ft store40ft store20ft Tunnel20ft Opensider20ft High cube40ft High cube
External dimensions
Length
Width
Height
2.43 m (8ft)
2.13 m (7ft)
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
3.05 m (9ft 10in)
2.43 m (8ft)
2.59 m (8ft 6in)
6.04 m (19ft 10in)
2.43 m (8ft)
2.59 m (8ft 6in)
12.19 m (40ft)
2.43 m (8ft)
2.59 m (8ft 6in)
6.04 m (19ft 10 in)
2.43 m (8ft)
2.59 m (8ft 6in)
6.04 m (19ft 10 in)
2.43 m (8ft)
2.59 m (8ft 6in)
6.04 m (19ft 10in)
2.43 m (8ft)
2.89 m (9ft 6in)
12.19 m (40ft)
2.43 m (8ft)
2.89 m (9ft 6in)
Internal dimensions
Length
Width
Height
2.33 m (7ft 8in)
2.03 m (6ft 8in)
2.03 m (6ft 8in)
2.84 m (9ft 4in)
2.33 m (7ft 8in)
2.38 m (7ft 10in)
5.89 m (19ft 4in)
2.33 m (7ft 8in)
2.38 m (7ft 10in)
12.04 m (39ft 6in)
2.33 m (7ft 8in)
2.38 m (7ft 10in)
5.81 m (19ft 1in)
2.33 m (7ft 8in)
2.38 m (7ft 10in)
5.89 m (19ft 4in)
2.33 m (7ft 8in)
2.39 m (7ft 10in)
5.89 m (19ft 4in)
2.33 m (7ft 8in)
2.69 m (8ft 10in)
12.04 m (39ft 6in)
2.33 m (7ft 8in)
2.69 m (8ft 10in)
Door Dimensions
Width
Height
Side door opening width
1.98 m (6ft 6in)
1.98 m (6ft 6in)
N/A
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
N/A
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
N/A
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
N/A
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
N/A
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
5.74 m (18ft 10in)
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
2.59 m (8ft 6in)
N/A
2.28 m (7ft 6in)
2.59 m (8ft 6in)
N/A
Cubic Capacity
Max Gross Weight
Tare Weight
9.95 cm (351 cf)
6,000 Kg (13,243 lbs)
950 Kg (2,100 lbs)
15.95 cm (561 cf)
10,160 Kg (22,400 lbs)
1,300 Kg (2,870 lbs)
33.1 cm (1,170 cf)
30,480 Kg (67,200 lbs)
2,230 Kg (4,920 lbs)
67.6 cm (2,386 cf)
32,500 Kg (71,650 lbs)
3,700 Kg (8,168 lbs)
32 cm (1,130 cf) 32 cm (1,130 cf)
24,000 Kg (52,910 lbs) 30,480 Kg (52,910 lbs)
2,340 Kg (5,158 lbs) 3,170 Kg (5,158 lbs)
37.09 cm (1,310 cf)
30,480 Kg (67,200 lbs)
2,220 Kg (4,894 lbs)
76.2 cm (2,700 cf)
32,500 Kg (71,650 lbs)
3,880 Kg (8,553 lbs)

Shipping Container capacity

When reviewing shipping container sizes, be sure to take a close look at its capacity. This measurement will give you a good indication of whether it will be suitable for purpose. All of the information presented in the table is highly accurate, but be sure to get in touch if you have any concerns about the capacity of any of the shipping container sizes we have on offer.

As well as understanding the capacity of each of the containers, it’s crucial to acknowledge the height and width measurements. These will be particularly important to consider if you have limited space available for storage and you want to make the most of it. Keep in mind, too, that you’ll need to make sure that any containers arriving on your site will need adequate clearance.

It’s for these reasons and practical considerations that we provide a flexible range of shipping container sizes. With plenty of experience in providing solutions for all kinds of projects, we’re confident that there’s a container for all occasions. Understanding that not all clients will benefit from the popular dimensions, we have a collection of more spacious and compact containers available to rent.

Still unsure which shipping container sizes are likely to be the best fit for your project? No problem, simply contact a member of our team today and they’ll be happy to discuss your requirements and recommend the best solution available to you. They’ll also be happy to provide you with one of our competitively priced quotes.

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