Difference between general dry cargo container and Tank Container

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Let us discuss here about the difference between dry container and tank container. How to differentiate tanker container with normal dry cargo container?

difference between normal container and tank containers

Normal cargo containers are used to transport almost all general dry cargo where as tank containers are used to move liquid products, powders and gas both hazardous and non hazardous products.


General dry cargo containers are normally manufactured with steel and wood flooring. Tank containers are made of stainless steel with a protective layer of aluminum and polyurethane.


The details about Tank containers and normal dry cargo container are mentioned in the following web links which clearly differentiate tank containers and normal containers.


Standard Dry Containers
Tank 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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