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How Much Do Shipping Containers Weigh?

The weight of a container varies and it depends on size of the container

Depending on their size, a shipping containers weight will vary. Standard 20ft shipping containers have a tear weight of 4,914lbs. Standard 40ft shipping containers have a tear weight of 8,159lbs. Standard 40ft High Cube shipping containers have a tear weight of 8,747lbs.