Did you know that there were so many shipping container sizes

20-Foot Shipping Container

Are suitable for virtually any general cargo, and may be equipped with liner bags suitable for bulk cargo. Because of how versatile they are, these containers are some of the most common ones to see on the road.
The interior dimensions, are as follow:
Length: 19 ft., 3.1/2 inches
Width: 7 ft., 8 inches
Height: 7 ft., 9 7/8 inches
Door Opening: 7 ft., 8 inches wide, 7 ft., 5 inches tall
Square Capacity: 148.74 sq.ft.
Cubic Capacity: 1,168.92 cu. ft.

40-Foot Shipping Container

 Offering much of the same features as the 20-foot container, this shipping container is suitable for most general cargo. A benefit to choosing this size is, as you could have guessed, being able to ship more product at a given time. 
The maximum cargo size you can fit in these shipping containers is:
Length: 39ft., 5 inches
Width: 7 ft., 8 inches
Height: 7 ft., 9 7/8 inches 
Door Opening: 7 ft., 8 inches wide, 7 ft., 5 inches tall
Square Capacity: 303.97 sq.ft.
Cubic Capacity: 2,390.80 cu. ft.

High Cube Shipping ContainerContainers

High cube containers are similar to standard shipping container dimensions, however as their name suggests, they are taller. Where common intermodal container height is 8 feet, 6 inches (or 2.6 meters), high cube containers are 9 feet, 6 inches (2.9 meters) tall. These containers are used for especially voluminous cargo.

40-foot high cube

Length: 39 ft., 5 inches
Width: 7 ft., 8 inches
Height: 8 ft., 9.7 inches
Door Opening: 7 ft., 8 inches wide, 8 ft., 5 1/2 inches tall
Square Capacity: 303.97 sq.ft.
Cubic Capacity: 2,704.88 cu. ft.

Open Top Containers

They are also very similar to standard cargo containers, however, they can be top-loaded (i.e. cargo placed in the container from a crane). They are also compatible with door side loading. Depending on the type of cargo you are shipping, an open-top container may be the best option.

20-foot open-top containers 

Length: 19 ft., 4 inches 
Width: 7 ft., 8 1/2 inches 
Height: 7 ft., 8 1/8 inches
Square Capacity: 148.74 sq.ft.

40-foot open-top containers

Length: 39 ft., 5 inches
Width: 7 ft., 8 1/2 inches
Height: 7 ft., 8 1/8 inches
Square Capacity: 303.97 sq.ft.

Non-Standard and Uncommon Sizes

There are also some non-standard metal shipping containers that you may be able to choose from, depending on the size, density, or class of your cargo.

Pallet Wide Containers

 Have about four inches more internal floor than standard containers, which are such to accommodate Euro-pallets, which are common in Europe. Not too common in the U.S.

48-Foot and 53-Foot Containers

 These sizes of metal shipping containers are both high cubes, and they are also six inches wider than standard ISO containers. 

48-foot high cube containers 

Length: 47 ft., 6 inches
Width: 8 ft., 2 inches
Height: 8 ft., 11 inches
Door Opening: Width – 8 ft., 2 inches; Height – 8 ft., 10 inches
Square Capacity: 390.32 sq.ft.
Cubic Capacity: 3454 cu. ft.

53-foot high cube containers 

Length: 52 ft., 5 inches
Width: 8 ft., 2 inches
Height: 8 ft., 11 inches
Door Opening: Width – 8 ft., 2 inches; Height – 8 ft., 10 inches
Square Capacity: 430.5 sq.ft.
Cubic Capacity: 3857 cu. ft.

Small Containers

There are small containers, which are used primarily by the military. They comply with ISO standard container dimensions and are 8 feet tall. However, they are either one-half, one-third, or one-quarter of the size of a standard 20-foot container. One-half the size, or a 10-ft container, is called a bicon, one-third the size, or a 6-ft is called a tricon, and one-fourth the size or a 5-ft is called a quadcon.

MEGA BOXES

Finally, we arrived at the masters of the cargo the 60 ft and 80 ft shipping container. They are very unusual to be seen because they are too big and heavy for trucks to handle. But one day they might become the preference for container Architecture for the same reason. SIZE!, an 80 ft will be double the size of a 40ft, and that will make a huge difference, no cutting and welding to obtain the same surface.