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On this page you can find information regarding Incoterms, container dimensions, dangerous goods and helpful links to website for online conversion of any unit of measure and a worldclock.


Incoterms

Incoterms are the standard trading definitions most commonly used in international trade agreements. The "International Commercial Terms" or Incoterms, are drawn up and published by the International Chamber of Commerce.

The most well-known Incoterms are:

  • EXW (Ex works)
  • FOB (Free on Board)
  • CIF (Cost, Insurance and Freight)
  • DDU (Delivered Duty Unpaid)
  • CPT (Carriage Paid To)

In total there are 13 Incoterms. For more information you can visit the Incoterms website or click for a summary chart.


Containers

Container dimensions (metric system)

Container dimensions (metric system)

Type     Door Door Length Width Height
Payload Payload Width Height interior interior interior
(m³)  (kg) (mm)  (mm)  (m) (mm)  (mm) 
             
40' Standard 66,9 26.380 2.330 2.278 12.015 2.330 2.389
20' reefer 26,6 18.152 2.235 2.070 5.677 2.236 2.077
40' Open Top 66,7 26.530 2.335 2.287 12.017 2.333 2.318
40' Flat Rack 65 26.280 - - 12.035 2.335 2.315

 

Container dimensions (imperial system)

Type     Door Door Length Width Height
Payload Payload Width Height interior interior interior
(cu. ft.)  (lbs)  (inch)  (inch)  (inch)  (inch)  (inch) 
               
20' Standard 1,14 47.711 90,7 89,6 233 91,7 92,8
40' Standard 2,362 58.036 91,7 89,7 473 91,7 94,1
40' High cube 2,705 57.288 92,1 102 473,7 92,5 106,1
20' reefer 928,8 39.934 87,9 81,5 223,5 88 81,8
20' Open Top 1.140,70 39.908 91,3 89,5 231,7 91,3 93,1
40' Open Top 2.355,50 58.366 91,9 90 473,1 91,8 91,3
20' Flat Rack 1.147,70 46.420 - - 232,3 94,4 90,7
40' Flat Rack 2.295,40 57.816 - - 473,8 91,9 91,1

 

Exact dimension can differ per container. Above dimensions are indicative only.

 


Dangerous goods

  • Class 1 - Explosives
  • Class 2 - Gases
  • Class 3 - Inflammable Liquids
  • Class 4 - Inflammable Solids, self-inflammable Materials
  • Class 5 - Igniting (oxidating) Materials and organic Peroxides 
  • Class 6 - Poisonous Goods
  • Class 7 - Radioactive Goods
  • Class 8 - Corrosive Materials

For more information you can visit the website of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).


Converting units of measure

On the website of Online Conversion you can easily convert all imaginable units of measure into another:

  • Length: for example from centimeters to inches
  • Volume: for instance from cubic meter to cubic feet
  • Weight: for instance from kilos to pounds (lbs)

Worldclock

On the website of Time and Date you can look up the current time anywhere around the world.


Certification for export to Russia

If you are considering exporting to Russia, you will probably be confronted with requirements concerning the certification of your products. “Sercons” is one of the largest  companies in Russia in the field of the certification and consultancy, accredited in Gosstandart of Russia and Association of the European Business. Sercons has it’s own representatives in the largest cities of Russia and abroad. Sercons Europe BV is the representative for the Benelux. For more information you can visit their website.