Cargo Shipping Container Sizes The table of cargo shipping container sizes below shows the dimensions in both standard and metric system measurements. 20ft and 40ft containers are the most common. To see us load a 40ft shipping container, watch our short car shipping demo.
As the name suggests, a vessel structured specifically to hold huge quantities of cargo compacted in different types of containers is referred to as a container vessel (ship). The process of sending cargo in special containers is known as containerization.
Ships used to move packaged merchandise from one location to another. Due to the vast range of cargo materials, these ships are often designed specifically for the cargo which they will carry. Cranes and other heavy equipment needed to move, load and unload cargo are usually on-board. General cargo vessels are vital to international trade.
Liquid Bulk Cargo All of us will have come across liquid bulk cargoes in everyday life in one from or another. From gasoline to fuel our cars, to fruit juices and cooking oil for consumption in the home, it’s difficult to live the lives we live today without them.