20' Half Height Containers

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20' Half Height Shipping Containers

Category: Industrial Containers

A 20ft half-height container is a highly compact solution to carry heavy loads with low volume. Its design enables a lower center of gravity, creating a better balance for carrying a heavy load. This is specifically beneficial for mining, construction, and other types of industries that require to transport and storage of small yet heavy equipment or loads, such as bulk minerals, steel, stones, pipes, chains, etc. With their open-top accessibility, this container allows easy loading from above using a crane, excavator, or loader.

The flooring of the half-height container is made of steel, providing better support for heavier loads compared to wooden flooring, and it is also easier to clean. We also equip this container with forklift pockets on both sides, making it safer and easier to move over short distances using a forklift. The rear doors with a swing header provide spacious openings at the back for the loading and unloading of bulky items.

Our 20ft half-height unit is highly customizable. You can request various features such as different types of doors, a steel or tarp top, lashing points, or any other specifications. To support offshore activities, this unit is also available in DNV 2.7-1 standard. The DNV version includes certified slings complete with shackles, multiple internal tie-down points for enhanced security and safety, pad eyes, and forklift pockets. 

At Tradecorp, we have a wide array of conex boxes in various sizes and models. Contact us to find out about the range of options currently available. 



External dimensionsL 20’ x W 8’ x H 5.9’L 6 m x W 2.4 m x H 1.8
Volume703 cu ft19.9 m³
Tare weight6.349 lbs2.880 kgs
Max payload70.812 lbs32.120 kgs
Max cargo77.1618 lbs35.000 kgs


What is a half-height container?

The half-height container has the same size as a standard container, but half the height. They are used in mining or construction industries where height restrictions are applicable.

What is the capacity of a half-height container?

A half-height container can carry up to 67,200 lbs or 30,480 kg, with a volume of 19.9 m³.

What are the main features of a half-height container?

The removable hard lid and the swing rear doors at the back are often some of the top benefits of half-height containers since they offer easier loading and unloading from the top and the compact size makes it easier to relocate in remote areas.

Is half-height container intermodal?

They can be easily transported using intermodal modes of transportation, including trucks, rail, and ships, making them ideal for use in isolated places.

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