Full container shipment Quotes

For larger shipments, iContainers offers the option of FCL shipping (shipping a Full Container Load) for both import and export needs. This service includes the rental of the container and the transportation from port of origin to port of destination.

Sea freight transportation is the most common means of transportation and is generally done by shipping containers. Although there are many different types of containers, most shipments are done using “standard” containers:

  • Standard 20 feet container dry
  • Standard 40 feet container dry
  • Standard 40 feet container High Cube dry

20 feet container

Internal door measures of the 20 feet container are 2.34m width (7’8”) x 2.28m (7’6”) height x 5.898m (19’4”) length. This container can be load up to 33.2m3 or 1,172ft3 and can hold 10 Standard Pallets (1.2m x 1m) or 11 Europallets (1.2m x 0.8m). Maximum carrying capacity is 24Tn.

40 feet container

Internal door measures of the 40 feet container are 2.34m width (7’8”) x 2.28m (7’6”) height x 12.032m (39’6”) length. This container can be load up to 67.7m3 or 2,390ft3 and can hold 21 Standard Pallets (1.2m x 1m) or 25 Europallets (1.2m x 0.8m). Maximum carrying capacity is 26Tn for seafreight and 24Tn for land trucking.

40 feet container high cube

Internal door measures of the 40 feet container HC are 2.34m width (7’8”) x 2.585m (8’6”) height x 12.032m (39’6”) length. This container can be load up to 76.4m3 or 2,700ft3 and can hold 21 Standard Pallets (1.2m x 1m) or 25 Europallets (1.2m x 0.8m). Maximum carrying capacity is 26Tn for seafreight and 24Tn for land trucking.

Other containers

Refrigerated containers are generally only used in order to carry fresh cargo. Open top containers (in 20 foot and 40 foot variants) are available for those who need to load goods from above or to carry cargo exceeding container height.

Price of a full container shipment

The price of a full container shipment depends not only on the container size but also on the route and its demand and supply. Containers are owned by shipping companies and are lend to the exporters/importers to be used during the seafreight transportation.

For quick an accurate rates we encourage you to use our price seeker or to send us a rate request.

To understand how a full container shipment price is calculated we suggest that you visit our help blog.

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