Container Dimensions




40ft Open Top

  • Wind and Waterproof
  • Suitable for international shipping
  • Removable roof
  • Secure locking system
  • Heavy duty flooring


Description Non-metric Metric
Maximum payload 58,643 lb 26,600 kg
Dimensions 40' x 8' x 8'6" 12.192 x 2.438 x 2.591 m
Internal, length 39' 5 3/4'' 12.032 m
Internal, width 7' 8 5/8'' 2.352 m
Internal, height 7' 8 1/2'' 2.348 m
Roof opening, length 38' 8 7/8'' 11.810 m
Roof opening, width 7' 3 7/8'' 2.232 m
Weight, gross 67,197 lb 30480 kg
Weight, tare 8,422 lb 3820 kg

Open top containers are ideal for over height cargo and are similar to general purpose shipping containers in all except removable tarpaulin roof which allows for a simplified loading and unloading process.
Cargo commonly transported in open top containers include machinery, boilers, farming equipment, pipes and cables.
We have new & used 20’ & 40’ Open top containers located throughout our UK depots enabling us to provide nationwide delivery. 

Container Pricing

We aim to offer the best container at the best price, with local depot delivery. We aim to have a transparent approach to the condition of containers and delivery prices. 

The prices fluctuate; influenced by the cost of steel, petrol and labour, all fees, including delivery, are subject to change. If your recent quote has expired, please feel free to ask for another one; we're here to help.