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What is a 20-foot general purpose container?

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C / 20-foot general purpose container

This is a type of multi-modal shipping container that ocean carriers use to transport goods internationally. As the term suggests, this type of container is 20 feet in length. Typical capacity of a 20-foot general purpose or “dry” container is 33.2 cubic meters.

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