currency converters:

useful information:

1- Incoterms

2- Shipping Documents

  • Airway Bill / Bill of Lading
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Packing List
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Cargo Insurance
  • Quality Assurance Certificate
  • Export / Import License

The above documents are generally required to be produced for each shipment; these requirements may vary depending on destination.

3- The Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP 600)

4- Glossary of Port and Shipping Terms

5- Ocean Freight Dry Cargo Container Standard Dimensions:

Dry Cargo Containers

Dry containers come in several standard sizes and designs and tabulated below:

Size
feet / inches

Door Openings*
mm
feet / inches

Length between*
Mm
feet / inches

Volume*
m3
cubic feet

 

Width

Height

Length

Width

Height

Capacity

20 standard
20' X 8' X 8'6"

2.340
7' 8"

2.274
7' 6"

5.896
19' 4"

2.350
7' 8"

2.393
7' 10"

33
1,170

40 standard
40' X 8' X 8'6"

2.340
7' 8"

2.274
7' 6"

12.032
39' 6"

2.350
7' 8"

2.392
7' 10"

67
2,390

40 High
40' X 8' X 9'6"

2.640
7' 8"

2.577
8' 6"

12.032
39' 6"

2.350
7' 8"

2.697
8' 10"

76
2,700

45 High
45' X 8' X 9'6"

2.340
7' 8"

2.584
8' 5"

13.556
44' 6"

2.347
7' 8"

2.696
8' 10"

86
3,055

* General description – dimensions vary by specific units.

Flat racks

Flat racks come in several standard sizes and designs and tabulated below, with fixed or collapsible end-walls. This equipment is suitable for top or side loading, and ideal for items such as heavy machinery, pipes and boats.

Size feet / inches

Internal dimensions*
mm
feet / inches

Length between*
Mm
feet / inches

Max width*
mm
feet / inches

Weight*
Kg
lb

 

Length

Width

Height

Headers

Corner posts angle

 

Max. gross

Tare

Max. payload

40 fixed corner FR
40’ x 8’ x 8’6”

12,192
40’

2,438
8’

1,940
6’ 4 3/8”

12,080
39’ 7 9/16”

11,796
38’ 8 3/8”

2,114
6’ 11 3/16”

40,000
88,183

5,500
12,125

34,500
76,058

40 flush fold FR
40’ x 8’ x 8’6”

12,192
40’

2,438
8’

1,940
6’ 4 3/8”

12,058
39’ 6 11/16”

11,662
38’ 3 1/8”

2,224
7’ 3 1/2”

40,000
88,183

5,500
12,125

34,500
76,058

40 high
40’ x 8’ x 9’6”

12,192
40’

2,438
8’

2,260
7’ 4 9/30”

12,058
39’ 6 11/16”

11,662
38’ 3 1/8”

2,224
7’ 3 1/2”

52,500
111,741

5,300
11,684

47,200
104,056


 

Open Top

Open top containers come in several standard sizes and designs and tabulated below and have been designed for over-sized cargo that does not fit into a standard container. They are equipped with removable roof bows and tarpaulin covers, and the cargo can easily be secured with lashing bars and bull rings.

 

Size
feet / inches

Internal dimensions*
mm
feet / inches

Door openings*
Mm
feet / inches

Top opening*
mm
feet / inches

Weight*
Kg
lb

Length

Width

Height

Width

Height

Length

Width

Max. gross

Tare

Max. payload

20 open top
20’ x 8’ x 8’6”

5,919
19’ 5”

2,346
7’ 8 /16”

2,286
7’ 6”

2,286
7’6”

2,253
7’ 4 11/16”

5,490
18’ 1/16”

2,223
7’ 3 1/2”

30,480
67,196

2,280
5,027

28,000
61,728

40 open top
40’ x 8’ x 8’6”

12,192
40’

2,338
7’ 8”

2,289
7’ 6 1/16”

2,289
7’ 6 /16”

2,253
7’ 4 11/16”

11,810
38’ 8 25/26”

2,223
7’ 3 1/2”

32,700
72,090

4,000
8,818

28,700
63,272

40 open top
40’ x 8’ x 9’6”

12,192
40’

2,348
7’ 8 3/8”

2,653
8’ 8 4/9”

2,388
7’ 8”

2,580
8’ 5 9/12”

11,810
38’ 8 5/26”

2,223
7’ 3 1/2”

30,480
67,196

4,000
8,818

26,480
58,377

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