Useful capacity (volume): 32.6 m3
An empty 20-foot container has a weight or tare of 2,300 kg and supports a load of around 28 tons (28,000 kg), although it will depend largely on factors such as the specifications or restrictions of the shipping company, the nature of the cargo or specific shipping details.
External dimensions in Anglo-Saxon system: 20 feet long x 8 feet wide x 8 feet 6 inches high.
External dimensions in international system: 6.10 meters long x 2.44 meters wide x 2.59 meters high.
Interior dimensions in Anglo-Saxon system: 19 feet 4 inches long x 7 feet 9 inches wide x 7 feet 10 inches high.
Interior dimensions in international system: 5,898 meters long x 2,352 meters wide x 2,393 meters high.