Which type of container best suits your shipping needs? Here's a guide to the different shipping container dimensions, including their weight, load capacity, tare, and usage.

Dry Container

Dry Containers (general purpose) are manufactured from either aluminium or steel. They are suitable for most types of cargo.

Flat Rack Container

Flat Rack Containers are especially suitable for heavy loads and cargo that needs loading from top or sides, such as pipes and machinery.

Open Top Container

Open Top Containers have an open top covered by a tarpaulin instead of a solid roof. This enables oversized cargo such as timber and scrap metal.

Reefer Container

A Refrigerated Container or Reefer Container is an intermodal container used in intermodal freight transport that is refrigerated for the transportation of temperature sensitive cargo.

Ventilated Container

Ventilated Containers are also known as passive (naturally) ventilated or coffee containers. Ventilation is provided openings in the top and bottom side rails.

Tank Container

A tank container or tanktainer is an intermodal container for the transport of liquids, gases and powders as bulk cargo.

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