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Container Detail

Detail Container



  • Container Types
  • Dimensions
  • Maximum load
  • Identification
  • Specifications
Reefer
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It is the refrigerated container comes with a refrigerator motor that allows the transport of temperature sensitive goods.

Flat Rack

Are the most used containers, ideal for large and heavy loads that can not be carried in containers with fixed sides and walls.

Open Top

They are open containers on the top, they can excel goods but costs are charged as to how much charge is left to store the excess of this.

Tank

Tank or container used for the transportation of bulk liquids . This is a tank contained in a series of beams defining a parallelepiped.

Dry Van

More containers used in shipping. They can be used to transport almost all types of cargo.

Different measures for containers, differentiated into long and high:

  • The width is fixed at 8 feet (2.44 meters)
  • The high ranges from 8 feet 6 inches (2.62 meters) ó 9 feet y 6 inches (2.92 meters)
  • The length varies between 8 feet(2.44 meters); ; 10 feet (3.05 meters); 20 feet (6.10 meters); 40 feet (19.19 meters); 45 feet (13.72 meters); 48 feet (14.63 meters) y 53 feet (16.15 meters)

Most are spread globally containers 20 and 40 feet, with an approximate internal volume of 32.6 cubic meters and 66.7 cubic meters.


Dimensions (interior) of the type used containers Dry Van

20 feet, 20´ × 8´ × 8´6" 40 feet, 40´ × 8´ × 8´6" 40 feet High Cube, 40´ × 8´ × 9´6"
Tara 2.300 kg / 5.070 lb 3.750 kg / 8.265 lb 3.940 kg / 8.685 lb
Maximum Load 28.180 kg / 62.130 lb 28.750 kg / 63.385 lb 28.560 kg / 62.965 lb
Gross Weight 30.480 kg / 67.200 lb 32.500 kg / 71.650 lb 32.500 kg / 71.650 lb
Typical use Normal dry cargo: bags, pallets, boxes, drums, etc. Normal dry cargo: bags, pallets, boxes, drums, etc. Especially for bulky loads: snuff, coal.
Long 5.898 mm / 19´4" 12.025 mm / 39´6" 12.032 mm / 39´6"
Width 2.352 mm / 7´9" 2.352 mm / 7´9" 2.352 mm / 7´9"
Height 2.393 mm / 7´10" 2.393 mm / 7´10" 2.698 mm / 8´10"
Capacity 33,2 m³ / 1.172 ft³ 67,7 m³ / 2.390 ft³ 76, m³ / 2.700 ft³

The maximum load varies according to the shipping and container type.

The most internationally standardized 20-foot containers have a maximum gross weight of about 30.48 tons (It includes the weight of the container) and 40 feet of some 32.5 tonnes.

The weight of the container may vary from 1.8 tons to 4 tonnes to 20 feet and 3.2 tonnes to 4.8 ton for 40 feet.

Under ISO, these weights are standardized as weight Max Gross 32.5 tonnes - 30.48 tonnes, and with a tolerance of more than 5 % of its Max Gross

The identification of a container is identified by a 11-digit alphanumeric conbinación.

The first three letters identify the owner and are asignadasa companies by the BIC Bureau International des Containers et du Trasnport Intermodal.

The fourth letter takes the following values:

  • U: identifies containers themselves
  • J: identifies the attachable auxiliary equipment
  • Z: identifies the chassis or trailers of road transport.