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The difference between general dry container and half height container
This post explains about the difference between standard dry container and half height container.
The major difference between normal standard dry container and half height container is that the size of half height container is about 50% of normal dry container. A separate pages mentioning the dimension, size and weight of normal dry cargo container and half height container are mentioned in this website. You can get a clear idea about the difference between general cargo container and half height container on its sizes and other specification.
Another difference between normal dry cargo container and half height container is that the Half Height Containers are manufactured for movement of heavy goods with low volume cargo by rail and ea, where in almost all types of general cargo can be transported in a general dry cargo container. Generally half height containers are used to transport heavy cargo. Half height containers are also used to move vehicles. The half height containers are useful to transport over height goods, pipes, tools and other equipment. Half height containers are used to transport gravel, sand etc. locally.
The links of two separate posts about general dry container and half height container are given below which also may be read for a clear idea about half height container and general dry cargo container.
Standard Dry Containers
Half height 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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