International Business Development and Import-Export Consulting Services

Forty Foot Equipment

Harkness handles bulk shipping orders.

There are four types of containers that Harkness uses for shipment overseas. They are described in detail here so that you can decide which container would best suit your needs. The containers differ in weight, volume and capability, which gives you the opportunity to choose the container that is most appropriate for the product you wish to ship.

If you have any question about which container would be best for you, please Contact Us now and we will be glad to help you find the best solution.

Container Specifications for Forty Foot Equipment

Dry Container Open Top Container
Flats (Fixed End and Collapsible)
Open Top Container Dry Container Flats (fixed End and Collapsible)

Dry Container 40′ x 8′ x 8′ 6″

Construction
Details
Inside Dimensions (mm/ft)

Door Opening (m/ft)

Weights (kg/lbs)

Volume
(cbm/cbf)
Length Width Height Width Height Gross Tare Payload
Steel Frame/Steel 12,022 2,342 2,396 2,335 2,290 30,480 4,100 26,380 67.44
Corrugated Panels 39 ” 5 5/16 7′ 8 13/64″ 7′ 10 21/64 7′ 7 15/16″ 7′ 6 5/32 67,197 9,040 58,160 2,383

Open Top Container 40′ x 8′ x 8’6″

Construction
Details
Inside Dimensions (mm/ft)

Door Opening (m/ft)

Weights (kg/lbs)

Volume
(cbm/cbf)
Length Width Height Width Height Gross Tare Payload
Steel Frame/
Corrugated Walls & 12,025 2,346 2,367 2,271 2,330 30,482 3,850 26,632 66.8
Roof Bows/PVC Canvas 39″ 5 1/2″ 7′ 8 3/8 7′ 9 ¼ 7′ 5 3/8″ 7′ 7 3/4 67,200 8,490 58,710 2,358

Flats 40′ x 8′ x 8’6″

Construction
Details
Inside Dimensions (mm/ft)

Door Opening (m/ft)

Weights (kg/lbs)

Volume
(cbm/cbf)
Length Width Height Width Height Gross Tare Payload
(Fixed End and Collapsible)
Steel Frame/Steel 12,042 2,394 2,034 45,000 4,400 40,600
Corrugated End Walls 39’6″ 7′ 9″ 6′ 8″ 99,207 9,700 89,507

Steel Container 40′ x 8′ x 9’ 6″

Construction
Details
Inside Dimensions (mm/ft)

Door Opening (m/ft)

Weights (kg/lbs)

Volume
(cbm/cbf)
Length Width Height Width Height Gross Tare Payload
High Cube
Steel Frame/Steel 12,032 2,350 2,590 2,338 2,585 30,480 4,060 26,420 76.1
Corrugated Panels 39′ 5 45/64″ 7′ 8 15/32″ 8′ 9 15/16″ 7′ 8 3/64 8′ 5 3/4″ 67,200 8,950 58,250 2,687

Please note these figures are a general representation of exact measurements.
Any individual container may vary slightly from these exact figures.

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