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Container

Shipping Solutions

Strategic Global Container Shipping

RTM has extensive experience in the handling and ocean shipping of truck-size intermodal containers. Container vessels are fully equipped with a wide variety of chassis and other equipment including state-of-the-art tri-axle and super-slider chassis that easily accommodates cargo and ensures that cargo meets US FHSW guidelines. Our open-top containers feature TIR-approved tarpaulins with removable rear headers for easy handling. RTM generally works with the following standard shipping container sizes. Select a section below for dimensions and key specifications:

20'/40' Dry General

Descriptions


Dry General purpose containers

Type Exterior Measurement Interior Measurement Door Opening Payload
Length Width Height Length Width Height Width Height Tare Cargo
20′ 20′ (6.06M)’ 8′ (2.44M) 8’6″ (2.59M) 19’4 13/64″ (5.90M) 7’8 19/32″ (2.35M) 7’10 19/64″ (2.40M) 7’8 3/64″ (2.34M) 7’5 49/64″ (2.35M) 1,173 cu.ft. (33.2 cu.m.) 5,119 lbs. (2,322 kg.) 38,000 lbs. (17,237 kg.)
40′ 40′ (12.19M) 8′ (2.44M) 8’6″ (2.59M) 39’5 47/64″ (12.03M) 7’8 19/32″ (2.35M) 7’10 19/64″ (2.40M) 7’8 3/64″ (2.34M) 7’5 1/8″ (2.28M) 2,391 cu.ft. (67.6 cu.m.) 8,686 lbs. (3,940 kg.) 44,000 lbs. (19,958 kg.)
20'/40' Flatrack

Descriptions


Dry General purpose containers

Type Exterior Measurement Interior Measurement Door Opening Payload
Length Width Height Length Width Height Width Height Tare Cargo
20′ 20′ (6.06M)’ 8′ (2.44M) 8’6″ (2.59M) 18’2 1/32″ (5.54M) 7’1 23/64″ (2.17M) 7’6″ (2.29M)
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5,534 lbs. (2,510 kg.) 38,000 lbs. (17,237 kg.)
40′ 40′ (12.19M) 8′ (2.44M) 9’6″ (2.59M) 38’2 11/32″ (11.64M) 7’9 15/32″ (2.37M) 7’5 9/64″ (2.26M)
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9,921 lbs. (4,500 kg.) 44,000 lbs. (19,958 kg.)
20'/40' Open Top

Descriptions


Dry General purpose containers

Type Exterior Measurement Interior Measurement Door Opening Payload
Length Width Height Length Width Height Width Height Tare Cargo
20′ 20′ (6.06M)’ 8′ (2.44M) 8’6″ (2.59M) 19’4 13/64″ (5.90M) 7’8 19/32″ (2.35M) 7’8 7/16″ (2.35M) 7’8 1/8″ (2.34M) 7’5 49/64″ (2.28M) 1,150 cu.ft. (32.5 cu.m.) 4,850 lbs. (2,200 kg.) 38,000 lbs. (17,237 kg.)
40′ 40′ (12.19M) 8′ (2.44M) 8’6″ (2.59M) 39’5 47/64″ (12.03M) 7’8 19/32″ (2.35M) 7’9 3/16″ (2.37M) 7’8 3/64″ (2.34M) 7’5 41/64″ (2.28M) 2,363 cu.ft. (66.9 cu.m.) 9,150 lbs. (4,150 kg.) 44,000 lbs. (19,958 kg.)
40' High Cube

Descriptions


Dry General purpose containers

Type Exterior Measurement Interior Measurement Door Opening Cubic capacity Maximum gross weight Tare weight Maximum payload
Length Width Height Length Width Height Width Height
40′ 40′ 2462mm 9’6″ 12,095 mm 2,444 mm 2,692 mm 2,400 mm 2,584 mm 79.60 cu.m 34,000 kg 4,260 kg 29,740 kg
40' High Cube Refrigerated

Descriptions


Dry General purpose containers

Type Exterior Measurement Interior Measurement Door Opening Weight Capacity
Length Width Height Length Width Height Width Height Max Gross Weight Average Tare Maximum Payload Nominal Usable under load line Height usable for cargo
40′ 40′ 8′ 9’6″ 11.584 mm 2.294 mm 2.557 mm 2.290 mm 2.569 mm 34.000 kg 4.740 kg 29.260 kg 68 CU.M 65,3 CU.M 2.394 mm

 

Information Needed:

To ensure we provide the most competitive container shipping quote, please have the below ready when you speak to us.

  • Equipment required
  • Weight
  • Cargo dimensions
  • Volume to be shipped
  • Expected shipment date
  • Country of origin
  • Port of loading
  • Port of discharge
  • Destination
  • Commodity description

Guidelines:

RTM container payload class cargo should conform to the following guidelines.

  • 38,000 lbs. for a 20’ container
  • 44,000 lbs. for 40’ container

 

 

Services Extended:

  • Cargo Supervision – Loading and Discharging
  • Continuous Cargo Management Port to Port
  • Dedicated Teams With Professional Experience In Handling All Aspects Of Complex Project Cargo Shipments
  • Handling Of Hazardous Cargo, Special Permits and Custom Clearance
  • Full Fixtures And Partial Chartering Of Vessels At Highly Competitive Rates