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High cube containers are almost similar to other cargo containers except height. Compared to other standard containers, high cube containers are taller. The approximate height of high cube containers is 2896mm (9feet 6 inches) where as approximate height of other container 2591mm (8 feet 6 inches). High cube containers are available in 40’ long commonly and 45’ long rarely. High cube containers are manufactured with 14 gauge corrugated steel panels with double doors on one end. In order to bear loads, lashing rings are mounted on front top end rail and bottom cross member and corner posts of high cube containers. For easy transportation, gooseneck tunnels at each end are fixed in a 40’ high cube Container.


Use of high cube containers


As explained, the height of high cube containers is 1’ (one feet) additional than other standard containers. So over height cargo up to that level can be shipped out in high cube containers. Apart from that, high cube containers are suitable to move light weight cargo, whose volume high. All types of dry cargo are stuffed in high cube containers generally.


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