Open Top Containers

For oversized cargo, Open Top shipping containers are ideal. Top and front/door loading available. Removable bows and tarpaulins provided to protect cargo from weather conditions.

Fitted with lashing rings on the 4 corner posts, top side rails and bottom side rails ensuring maximum security of your cargo.

Commonly used for shipping machinery, tractors, steel pipes/bars/cables and factory equipment, just to name a few.

  • Available as 20 ft and 40 ft open top shipping containers
  • Removable roof bows
  • Plywood floors
  • Swinging, removable header, which enables unrestricted loading of over sided cargo
  • Heavy duty Tarpaulins

Gateway can provide Original or Modified Open Top Containers.

 

Specifications of Open Top Containers

20ft OPEN TOP
20OT
Internal Dimension
Length 5,919 mm
Width 2,340 mm
Height 2,286 mm
Door Opening
Width 2,286 mm
Height 2,251 mm
Top Opening
Length 5,425 mm
Width 2,223 mm
Weight
Tare 2,177 kg 4,960 lbs
Max Payload 28, 230 kg 62,234 lbs
Load Capacity 32.0 cbm 1,143 cu. ft.
 
40ft OPEN TOP
40OT
Internal Dimension
Length 12,043 mm
Width 2,338 mm
Height 2,272 mm
Door Opening
Width 2,289 mm
Height 2,253 mm
Top Opening
Length 11,622 mm
Width 2,162 mm
Weight
Tare 4,300 kg 8,377 lbs
Max Payload 28,700 kg 63,270 lbs
Load Capacity 64.0 cbm 2,355 cu. ft.

Open Top Containers Usage

1. Open top container 20’

  • Especially for: overheight cargo,
  • loading from top side, e.g. by crane
  • loading from door side, e.g. with cargo hanging from overhead tackle.
  • Door header can be swung out on all open top containers.
  • If required, disposable tarpaulins can be provide. For fastening tarpaulins, lashing bars are
  • available on the outside oft he walls. Using one way tarpaulins requires the corner castings to be accessible.
  • Fork-lift pockets on a number of containers.
  • The capacity of the floor for use of fork-lift trucks exceeds the ISO standard by 33% on all 20’ open top containers.
  • Numerous lashing devices on the top and bottom longitudinal rails and the corner posts. Lashing devices have a permissible load of 1.000 kg (2.205 lbs.) each.
  • Note permissible weight limits for road and rail transport.

2. Open top container 40’

  • Especially for overheight cargo, loading from top side, e.g. by crane or loading from door side, e.g. with cargo hanging from overhead tackle.
  • Door header can be swung out on all open top containers.
  • If required, disposable tarpaulins can be provide. For fastening tarpaulins, lashing bars are
  • available on the outside oft he walls. Using one way tarpaulins requires the corner castings to be accessible.
  • The capacity of the floor for use of fork-lift trucks exceeds the ISO standard by 33% on all 40’ open top containers.
  • Numerous lashing devices on the top and bottom longitudinal rails and the corner posts. Lashing devices have a permissible load of 1.000 kg (2.205 lbs.) each.
  • Note permissible weight limits for road and rail transport.

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