Open Top Dimensions

General purpose shipping containers are manufactured from steel. They are suitable for most types of cargo. General Purpose containers provide sturdy, secure storage. Used for a variety of applications, Shipping & Storage are the most common uses

20ft Open Top40ft Open Top40ft Open Top (High Cube)
Description Imperial Metric
Maximum payload 62,170 lb 28,200 kg
Dimensions 20' x 8' x 8'6" 6.096 x 2.438 x 2.591 m
Internal, length 19' 4 1/4'' 5.898 m
Internal, width 7' 8 5/8'' 2.352 m
Internal, height 7' 8 1/2'' 2.348 m
Roof opening, length 18' 1/16'' 5.490 m
Roof opening, width 7' 3'' 2.210 m
Weight, gross 67.197 lb 30480 kg
Weight, tare 5.027  lb 2280 kg
Description Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 58,643 lb 26,600 kg
Dimensions 40' x 8' x 8'6" 12.192 x 2.438 x 2.591 m
Internal, length 39' 5 3/4'' 12.032 m
Internal, width 7' 8 5/8'' 2.352 m
Internal, height 7' 8 1/2'' 2.348 m
Roof opening, length 38' 8 7/8'' 11.810 m
Roof opening, width 7' 3 7/8'' 2.232 m
Weight, gross 67,197 lb 30480 kg
Weight, tare 8,422 lb 3820 kg
Description Imperial Metric
Maximum payload 63,052 lb 26480 kg
Dimensions 40' x 8' x 9'6" 12.192 x 2.438 x 2.896 m
Internal, length 39' 5 3/4'' 12.032 m
Internal, width 7' 8 5/8'' 2.352 m
Internal, height 8' 8 1/2'' 2.653 m
Top opening, length 38' 8 6/8'' 11.806 m
Top opening, width 7' 2 1/4'' 2.192 m
Weight, gross 71,650 lb 32,500 kg
Weight, tare 8,598 lb 3900 kg

All dimensions and weights are approximate as containers vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.

Nationwide Availability


Container Projects LLP distribute our equipment stocks across our UK depots network. Regardless of your location Container Projects will be able to meet your request while keeping transportation costs to a minimum. Allowing us passing on the savings without compromising on quality. 

Birmingham Bristol Felixstowe
Glasgow Grangemouth Hull
Immingham Leeds Liverpool
London Manchester Southampton

Contact Info

Container projects LLP
298 Sandycombe Road,
Kew, Richmond,
Surrey
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