40’ Reefer (40’ Refrigerated container)

A Refrigerated container, also referred to as Reefer is an intermodal shipping container used for the transportation of temperature sensitive cargo such as food items (meat, ice-cream, fruit etc) as well as non-food items, for instance flowers, pharmaceuticals and other products that require a constant chilled or frozen temperature for the duration of the transit.

Tare Weight4800 kg10582.18 lbs
Payload Capacity27700 kg61068.04 lbs
Maximum Gross Weight32500 kg71650.23 lbs
Cubic Capacity59.82 m³2112.81 ft³
A 40' Reefer can hold 25 Euro-pallets in one tier or 21 Standard-pallets in one tier
Internal length11.56 m 37.92 ft
Internal Width2.29 m7.51 ft
Internal Height2.26 m7.41 ft
External length12.16 m39.89 ft
External Width2.42 m7.93 ft
External Height2.58 m8.46 ft
Door Opening Width 2.27 m7.44 ft
Door Opening Height2.24 m7.34 ft

Container dimensions are standardized by ISO for guidance only. Slight variations between manufacturers’ specifications may occur.