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Container Specifications

Containers come in different shapes and sizes and can vary depending on the age of the container and the manufacturer. Each container has a unique identification number that allows it to be traced around the world as it travels from port to port.

Wallis Shipping can offer you Track and Trace capability for your shipments using our own Exportease application. For more details just contact us and we can arrange a demonstration for you.

We can also arrange your packing or storage too!

The most used units, Standard containers. Used for all kinds of cargo and made from either steel or aluminium.


The 40′ HC (High Cube) units are ideal for light, voluminous cargo.

Name
Internal Length
Internal Width
Internal Height
Width at Door
Height at Door
Tare
Max Payload
Capacity
20' DV
5.89 m
2.35 m
2.38 m
2.34 m
2.28 m
2250 kg
21750 kg
33.0 cbm
40'DV
12.02 m
2.35 m
2.38 m
2.34 m
2.28 m
3780 kg
26700 kg
67.0 cbm
40' HC
12.02 m
2.35 m
2.69 m
2.34 m
2.58 m
4020 kg
26460 kg
75.0 cbm

Flatrack containers are used for heavy and oversized cargo, which cannot be loaded into container with fixed walls and needs loading from top or side. Can be delivered with both fixed and collapsible end walls. 

Name
Internal Length Between Corner Posts
Internal Width Between Stanchions
Internal Height
Tare
Maximum Payload
40' FR
11.72 m
2.22 m
1.98 m
4200 kg
25500 kg
20' FR
5.65 m
2.22 m
2.17 m
2800 kg
21500 kg

Open Top containers are often used for heavy machinery which requires loading by crane (from top). They are fitted with a tarpaulin (some with a Hard-top) and the door header can in most cases be removed. 

Name
Internal Length
Internal Width
Internal Height
Width of Roof Opening Between Gusset Plates
Height at Door
Tare
Maximum Payload
Capacity
40' OT
12.02 m
2.33 m
2.35 m
1.86 m
2.24 m
4430 kg
31570 kg
66.0 cbm
20' OT
5.89 m
2.33 m
2.38 m
1.86 m
2.24 m
2440 kg
21800 kg
32.0 cbm

Refrigerated containers are used when cargo requires a constant temperature during transport. 

Name
Internal Length
Internal Width
Internal Height
Width at Door
Height at Door
Tare
Maximum Payload
Capacity
40' RF
12.02 m
2.35 m
2.38 m
2.34 m
2.28 m
24400 kg
26700 kg
55.0 cbm
20' RF
5.35 m
2.20 m
2.15 m
2.23 m
2.21 m
27320 kg
21750 kg
28.0 cbm
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