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Cargo characteristics

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Container characteristics

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Container characteristics

Categories containers

According to the general classification of containers described in ISO 830-1981, containers are divided into three groups:

  • Large-- containers with a maximum gross weight of 10 tons or more (marine dry cargo containers 20 and 40 feet of all types)
  • Middle tonnage - the maximum gross weight of which is from 3 to 10 tons (rail 5 ton containers)
  • Small capacity containers with maximum gross weight of less than 3 tons (railway container).

Types and designations of marine dry cargo containers

List of transcripts presented below includes the most common types of container marks. The main types of marine dry cargo containers are usually abbreviated:

  • ST (Standart), GP (General Purpose) and DV (Dry Van) - a standard marine dry cargo containers of universal type;
  • HC (High Cube) - tall container;
  • PW (Pallet Wide) - wider than the standard container;
  • OT (Open Top) - a container with an open top of the canvas awning;
  • HT (Hard Top) - a container with an opening metal roof;
  • UP (Upgraded) - reinforced container for added strength;
  • FR (Flat Rack) and PL (Platform) - a container-based platform.

The size and internal volume of marine dry cargo containers and rail

type ext. dim. ext. dim. ext. dim. int. dim. int. dim. int. dim. door. dim. door. dim. Int.vol.m.sqw.
  Длина Ширина Высота Длина Ширина Высота Ширина Высота  
40 stand. 12192 2438 2591 12039 2350 2372 2336 2280 67
40 hi. 12192 2438 2896 12039 2350 2693 2340 2597 75,6
40 wide. 12192 2500 2591 12039 2432 2372 2432 2280 77
40 OT 12029 2342 2326 11544 2350 2381 2235 2280 65,5
40 HT 12020 2342 2313 11724 2336 2292 2220 2292 67,2
20 ft. 6058 2438 2591 5905 2350 2381 2336 2291 33
20 OT 5888 2345 2315 5415 2205 2280 2235 2280 32
5th tonn 2640 2110 2400 2460 1930 2160 1950 2100 10,4
3th tonn 2100 1350 2400 1930 1170 2160 1225 2090 5,16