Container concepts

Structural Components Shipping Container

Structural Components Shipping Container

Primary Structural Components for a Typical 20' ISO Shipping Container. Note: On some ISO shelters, some of the primary structural components may be concealed within the wall, roof, and floor panels. The areas where the adjacent panels join will be...

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Container Identification System

Container Identification System

1. Identification SystemExample of an ISO 6346 compliant container number:BIC code on the end of a shipping containerOwner CodeThe owner code consists of three capital letters of the Latin alphabet to indicate the owner or principal operator of the container....

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Container types

Container types

ISO 6346 is an international standard covering the coding, identification and marking of intermodal (shipping) containers used within containerized intermodal freight transport. The standard establishes a visual identification system for every container that includes a unique serial number (with check...

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Container sizes

Container sizes

Container size 20'/40'DimensionsStandard 20'Standard 40' High Cube 40' Inside length19'4"5.89 m39'5"12.01 m39'5"12.01 mInside width7'8"2.33 m7'8"2.33 m7'8"2.33 mInside height7'10"2.38 m7'10"2.38 m8'10'2.69 mDoor width7'8"2.33 m7'8"2.33 m7'8"2.33 mDoor height7'6"2.28 m7'6"2.28 m8'5"2.56 mCapacity1,172 ft³33.18 m³2,390 ft³67.67 m³2,694 ft³76.28 m³Tare weight4,916 lb2,229 kg8,160 lb3,701 kg8,750...

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Freight Container

Freight Container

A freight container is a shipping equipment with strength suitable to withstand shipment, storage, and handling and used to transport cargo.According to ISO 668:1995(E), a shipping container means an article of transport equipment which is:a) of a permanent character and...

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