Difference between dry cargo container and Tunnel Container
Monday, May 22, 2017     Category : Containers

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Difference between general  dry cargo container and Tunnel Container



difference between tunnel container and normal dry cargo containerThis post explains about the difference between Tunnel container and general dry cargo container.

Compared to normal dry containers, the Tunnel containers have eight feet ends at both sides which look like a tunnel when both sets of doors are open. In some locations, tunnel containers are also known as tunneltainers, double Enders container or double end door container.

Another difference between the tunnel container and general dry container is that stuffing and de stuffing are easy in a tunnel container due to its accessibility than a standard container. The cargo can be loaded and unloaded from both ends of doors. Small and much number of packages can be easily stuffed and de stuffed. A partition at middle of container can be made for any specific cargo to be loaded and unloaded easily.


Website links explaining about both general dry container and tunnel container are given below, so as to enable you to know more about normal dry container and tunnel container.


Standard Dry Containers
Tunnel Containers
Dimension details of Normal Dry Container 20’
Measurements of normal dry cargo container 40’

Types of export containers
Dimensions of different export shipping containers


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