A high cube container, also known as a hi-cube container, is a taller variant of the standard ISO shipping container. High cube containers are generally popularly sought after due to the height advantage. With its height, it is usually used to store light, capacious or over tall goods.
More about High Cube Container
Akin to standard ISO shipping containers, high cube containers are made of durable steel or aluminum. Within these containers consist of many lashing rings installed around the container, from top to bottom to side, and on all four corners of the space. These rings allow carriage of a maximum load of 1000kg. However, high cube containers have a similar amount of gross weight as standard containers, standing at roughly 30,480kg.
Some high cube containers are designed with recesses in the base, which allows balancing of the containers on the container chassis trailer, which allows it to lay lower and be of higher construction.
Most transport services don’t charge more either because both types of containers have roughly the length.
Different types and dimensions of High Cube Container
Commonly, there are two types of high cube container: 20 ft high cube container and 40 ft high cube container. A 20 ft high cube container generally comes at around 6058mm x 2438mm x 2900mm. As for a 40 ft reefer container, it usually comes at roughly 12190mm x 2430mm x 2900mm.
Overall, high cube containers are around 1 foot or 300mm taller than standard ISO shipping container.
For more information on the container dimensions and specifications, please visit our dimensions page.
Looking for a High Cube Container?
If you are looking to buy or rent a high cube container, we are here to offer the sale and rental of new and used high cube containers.
High cube containers are suitable as a temporary storage space. Such as when you need to store tall items, like household furniture, office equipment, or craft materials. High cube containers are also preferred to modify into container homes, shops, and food places; The extra height allows for space to design with.
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