Q:
# How Many Cubic Feet Are in a 20-Foot Container?

**There are approximately 1,200 cubic feet in a 20-foot container.** Measurement varies slightly and depends on the contents, type and exact capacity of the container.

Credit:
genista
CC-BY-SA 2.0

The cubic foot measurement for containers used for intermodal shipping were standardized in the 1960s. Typical containers of the time were either 20 feet or 40 feet, and as such, the International Organization for Standardization developed the 20-foot equivalent unit, or TEU, to describe capacity. For example, the capacity of one 20-foot container is equal to one TEU.

The cubic foot measurement of a 20-foot container is typically near 1,170 but can be as large as 1,520. The figure fluctuates depending on length, width, and internal capacity of the container.

Learn more about Shapes-
Q:
## How Do You Calculate Cubic Feet?

A: In order to calculate cubic feet, you need to find the length, width and height of the desired object. You then multiply these three dimensions in order to... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How Do I Measure the Area of a Room in Square Feet?

A: The area of a square or rectangular room can be calculated in square feet by measuring the length and width of the room in feet and multiplying the two num... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How Do You Catch a Lizard?

A: To catch a lizard, take a container too large to allow the lizard to escape and a stick at least two to three feet long. To trap a lizard that you have see... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How Many Cubic Meters Are in a 40-Foot Container?

A: A regular 40-foot shipping container has 2,391 cubic feet or 67.7 cubic meters of volume. A 40-foot-high cube shipping container has 2,700 cubic feet or 76... Full Answer >Filed Under: