Sea Freight

Container Specifications and Technical Information

The following guide for shippers provides specifications of the most common containers used in the Australian Trades.

Apart from those listed, there are other containers available which differ in weight and internal dimension to cater for different cargoes.

Further information is available from Hunter Cargo and Customs on request.

20′ GENERAL
DETAILSLENGTHWIDTHHEIGHT
EXTERNAL6,096mm (20′)2,438mm (8’0″)2,590mm (8’6″)
INTERNAL5,890mm (19’33/4″)2,347mm(7’81/2″)2,400mm (7’101/2″)
DOORS2,337mm (7’8″)2,296mm (7’61/2″)
GROSS WEIGHT24000KGS
TARE WEIGHT2170 KG
PAYLOAD 21830KG
CUBIC CAPACITY33.0M3
40′ GENERAL
DETAILSLENGTHWIDTHHEIGHT
EXTERNAL12,192mm (40′)2,438mm (8’0″)2,590mm (8’6″)
INTERNAL12,052mm (39’61/2″)2,337mm (7’8″)2,372mm (7’93/8″)
DOORS2,337mm (7’8″)2,300mm (7’69/16″)
GROSS WEIGHT30,480kg
TARE WEIGHT3,310 kg
PAYLOAD 27,170 kg
CUBIC CAPACITY66.8m3
20′ REEFER
DETAILSLENGTHWIDTHHEIGHT
EXTERNAL6,096mm (20′)2,438.4mm (8’0″)2,590.8mm (8’6″)
INTERNAL5,451mm (19’41/16″)2,290mm (7’81/2″)2,167mm (7’97/8″)
DOORS2,290mm (7’81/16″)2,212mm (7’51/2″)
GROSS WEIGHT30,480KGS
TARE WEIGHT2,990KG
PAYLOAD 27,490KG
CUBIC CAPACITY27.0M3
20′ OPEN TOP
DETAILSLENGTHWIDTHHEIGHT
EXTERNAL6,096mm (20′)2,438mm (8’0″)2,590mm (8’6″)
INTERNAL5,893mm (19’315/16″)2,346mm (7’85/16″)2,353mm (7’89/16″)
DOORS2,338mm (7’8″)2,273mm (7’51/2″)
GROSS WEIGHT2.250KG
TARE WEIGHT28.230KG
PAYLOAD 32M3
CUBIC CAPACITY33.0M3
40′ OPEN TOP
DETAILSLENGTHWIDTHHEIGHT
EXTERNAL12,192mm(40′)2,438mm (8’0″)2,590mm (8’6″)
INTERNAL12,052mm(39’6″)1,956 mm (6’5″)2,375mm (7’91/2″)
DOORS2,337MM (7’8″)2,278mm (7’57/10″)
GROSS WEIGHT30,480kg
TARE WEIGHT4808kg
PAYLOAD 25672kg
CUBIC CAPACITY65M3
20′ FLAT RACK
DETAILSLENGTHWIDTHHEIGHT
EXTERNAL6,096mm (20′)2,438mm (8’0″)2,590mm (8’6″)
INTERNAL5,727mm (18’9.4″)2,240mm(7’4.1″)2,170mm (7’1.3″)
GROSS WEIGHT30,480KGS
TARE WEIGHT2,950KG
PAYLOAD 26,650KG
CUBIC CAPACITY27.9M3
40′ FLAT RACK
DETAILSLENGTHWIDTHHEIGHT
EXTERNAL12,192mm(40′)2,438mm (8’0″)2,590mm (8’6″)
INTERNAL12,024mm(39’5.6″)2,240mm (7’4.1″)2,034mm (6’8.1″)
GROSS WEIGHT45,000kg
TARE WEIGHT5,530kg
PAYLOAD 39,470kg
CUBIC CAPACITY54.8m3
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