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  • Dimensions of a High Cube Container

    The following are the dimensions of high cube containers. The figures specified here are all interior dimensions. The actual physical size of these containers may be a few millimeters bigger.

    45’ High Cube Dry Containers

    The 45’ high cube dry containers are 13.556 m or 44’5 11/16" long. They are 2.352 m / 7’8 9/16" wide and 2.695 m / 8’10 1/16" high. The door is 2.340 m / 7’8 11/16" wide and 2.579 m / 8’5 1/2" high. The tare weight is 4,590 kg / 10,118 lbs. The payload is 27,910 kg / 61,529 lbs. The cubic capacity is 86.0 cbm / 3.031 cu. ft.

    45 High Cube Reefer Containers

    The dimensions of high cube containers of the reefer variety are as follows. The length is 13.102 m / 42’11 3/4" and the width is 2.286 m / 7 6". The height is 2.509 m / 8’2 3/4" and the tare weight is 5,200 kg / 11,463 lbs. The door opening is 2.294 m / 7’6 1/4" wide and 2.535 m / 8’3 3/4" high. The payload is 27,300 kg / 60,184 lbs. The cubic capacity is 75.4 cbm. / 2,663 cu.ft.

    40’ High Cube Dry Containers

    A 40’ high cube container is 12.030 m / 39’5 9/16" long, 2.350 m / 7’8 1/2" wide and 2.690 m / 8’9 7/8" high. The door opening is 2.340 m / 7’8 1/16" wide and 2.579 m / 8’5 1/2" high. The tare weight is 3,930 kg / 8,663 lbs and the payload is 28,570 kg / 62,984 lbs. The cubic capacity is 76.0 cbm. / 2,714 cu.ft.

    40′ High Cube Reefer Containers

    The dimensions of high cube containers of the 40’ high reefer class are as follows. The length is 11.577 m / 37’11 3/4", the width is 2.294 m / 7’6 1/4" and the height is 2.509 m / 8’2 3/4". The door opening is 2.290 m / 7’6 1/8" wide and the height is 2.535 m / 8’3 3/4". The tare weight is 4,150 kg / 9,148 lbs. The payload is 28,350 kg / 62,499 lbs and the cubic capacity is 67.0 cbm. / 2,366 cu.ft.

    20’ High Cube Dry Containers

    The length of the 20’ high cube dry container is 5.919 m    / 19’5". It is 2.340 m / 7’8 1/16" wide and 2.286 m / 7’6" high. The dimensions of high cube containers like the 20‘ give it a door opening 2.286 m / 7’6" wide and 2.251 m / 7’4 9/16” high. The tare weight is 1,900 kg / 4,189 lbs. The payload is 24,800 kg / 54,673 lbs. The cubic capacity is 33.0 cbm. / 1,179 cu.ft.

    Features of High Cube Containers

    Some containers have hangar beams to help in the transportation of garments. They may also have bull rings to provide extra security to the cargo. Some containers are also ventilated. Some containers also keep a constant temperature or have a dehumidification system. Most are now designed to be environmentally friendly.

    The dimensions of high cube containers are not limited to the ones listed here. Companies may create custom units for special deliveries.

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