Platform shipping containers are open from all sides and just have a fixed floor. These containers are used for transporting products and materials that cannot fit to any of the other container types mentioned so far. Most of the times the products loaded on this containers also exceed the actual dimensions of the containers. This is the reason the platform shipping containers are completely open.

Platform containers can be connected with each other to create larger platforms for oversized and heavy load needs which exceed the standard platform size.

The most common dimensions for platform shipping containers are:

  • 20feet
  • 40feet

 

Below we are listing for your reference information about the dimensions per container type in metric and imperial size. These dimensions are only listed to give you an idea. They are very close to the general standards that exist for these container types but before making any precise calculations for your products it is good to communicate with some freight agents or shipping lines in order to get the exact dimensions of the containers you will be using.

 

20ft Platform Shipping Container Dimensions in Metric Size

Dimensions Cargo Capacity Tare Ware
Length Width Weight Weight
6.058 m 2.438 m 24,000 Kgs 2,750 Kgs

 

20ft Platform Shipping Container Dimensions in Imperial Size

Dimensions Cargo Capacity Tare Ware
Length Width Weight Weight
19’11″ 8’00″ 52,896 Lbs 6,061 Lbs

40ft Platform Shipping Container Dimensions in Metric Size

Dimensions Cargo Capacity Tare Ware
Length Width Weight Weight
12.900 m 2.400 m 39,200 Kgs 5,800 Kgs

40ft Platform Shipping Container Dimensions in Imperial Size

Dimensions Cargo Capacity Tare Ware
Length Width Weight Weight
40’ 00″ 8’ 00″ 86,397 Lbs. 12,783 Lbs.

 

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