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20 ft cabin: Your storage container, portable cabin or sanitary cabin

Due to their dimensions, 20 ft cabins are very popular container types and are always a good choice if you're looking for a mobile space solution. This applies when used as a portable cabin or storage container, as a sanitary unit or as a freight container for overseas transport. All information about the exact dimensions - internal and external - can be found here.

20 ft cabin: Internal and external dimensions

The external dimensions in millimetres for 20 ft containers are 6,055 x 2,435 x 2,591 (L x W x H) in the standard version. There are also 20 ft cabins in the following alternative height dimensions: 

  • 2.800 mm

  • 2.960 mm

The internal dimensions (L x W x H), also in millimetres, are as follows: 5,860 x 2,240 x 2,340. Alternatively, they can be requested with the following internal floor to ceiling height:

  • 2.540 mm
  • 2.700 mm

These dimensions apply to standard portable cabins and standard sanitary units.

For 20 ft storage containers the dimensions (L x W x H) are as follows:

  • External: 6.058 x 2.438 x 2.591 mm
  • Internal 5.898 x 2.344 x 2.376 mm
20 foot Portable cabin 20 foot Sanitary cabin 20 foot Storage container
20 foot Portable cabin
10 foot Sanitary cabin
10 foot Storage container

20 ft container types: Versatile

20 ft cabins can be implemented in many combinations and floor plans and can also be stacked at different heights depending on the type of container. In this way, the perfect space solution can be quickly and easily created, wherever it is needed.

A place to retreat on the construction site, an additional material store in the plant or a comfort zone in the form of a sanitary solution in the municipal sector - here you'll find an overview of the 20 ft container types from CONTAINEX.

Portable cabin

Portable cabin

Office space is needed wherever decisions are made and plans are drawn up, in short, wherever projects are put into practice. With a portable cabin you can promptly set up a space and adapt it to your needs.
20 foot Sanitary cabin

Sanitary cabin

Sanitary and toilet cabins that run on fresh water instead of chemicals are always an excellent choice. Here you'll find your 20 ft sanitary solution, which you can adapt to your individual needs thanks to CONTAINEX.
Storage container with window and door

Storage container

Are you looking for a mobile storage solution that can be delivered promptly and perfectly meets your needs? From a material store on the construction site to additional storage space in the plant, CONTAINEX storage containers are very popular throughout Europe. See for yourself!
20 foot Shipping container

Shipping container

20 ft containers are extremely popular ISO containers for the overseas transportation. You can either use our Dry Van models or enquire about the slightly higher High Cube model with more volume.

Buy or rent 20 ft containers: Product information

Here you'll find all the relevant information about the interior and exterior equipment options. In addition, even before you submit your request, you'll find out how delivery and assembly are handled by CONTAINEX. Finally, you'll get an insight into the various design variants.

Equipment options for your 20 ft cabin

20 ft cabins for sale or rent are available in the CONTAINEX range as portable cabins, storage containers, sanitary cabins and shipping containers. Depending on whether you're requesting a material store in these dimensions or need a common room in the form of a portable cabin, there are various equipment options:

  • Flexible door and window panels
  • Burglar alarm and other security options
  • Various floorings
  • Customised paintwork and decals for new 20 ft containers
  • Electrical equipment such as light fittings, CEE external connections or high-voltage sockets
  • Shelving systems
  • Energy saving options that reduce expenses and save resources
Portable cabin interior view
This is of course only an overview - for specific enquiries it's best to get in touch with your personal contact person.

Your contact

Gustafsson-Wrann  Christopher
Christopher Gustafsson-Wrann
Sales Management
+43 2236 601-0 Enquire now

Delivery and assembly

Depending on requirements, we deliver our cabins pre-assembled or as a Transpack Container® package. The cabins are then assembled on site and do not only minimise transport costs but are also a CO2-saving delivery option for your flexible portable cabin office. The delivery and assembly time varies depending on the equipment and the size of your request. Individual containers are set up within a few hours by our trained team, however, a few days are needed for larger modular buildings.
Container/cabin assembly

Your advantages with CONTAINEX as a partner

CONTAINEX, a WALTER GROUP company, has been successful in container trading and manufacturing for more than 40 years. During this time, we've been able to oversee a wide variety of projects and gain a huge amount of specialist knowledge on mobile space solutions. You benefit from this knowledge and first-class customer service when you choose us as your partner.

  • European container production in our own production facilities
  • Prompt delivery within Europe thanks to our comprehensive sales network
  • Guaranteed, long term availabilty of spare parts
  • Expert advice on financing
  • Environmentally-friendly and resource-efficient production and delivery of our containers
More than 40 years of experience
Personal on site advice
Europe-wide depot network
Own European production
Buyback guarantee
Environmentally-friendly production
With CONTAINEX as your partner, you can save costs as well as resources. Our high-quality used cabins and containers with the TOP USED certificate are the best choice for you. The used 20 ft containers are also subjected to a comprehensive quality check and specifically prepared for further usage.

Enquire now about a 20 ft container

Do you need a container with the dimensions 6,055 x 2,435 x 2,591 (L x W x H) that perfectly meets your needs thanks to the individual equipment options? Then a high-quality 20 ft container from CONTAINEX is the right choice for you. Our employees will be happy to advise you - in your native language and in person on site. So don't waste time; send us your non-binding enquiry. Together, we'll realise your project in no time at all!

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How big is a 20 ft cabin/container?

The external dimensions of 10 ft cabins/containers from CONTAINEX are 2,989 x 2,435 x 2,591 mm (L x W x H). The length and width are standardized for 10 ft cabins/containers.

  • 800 mm
  • 800 mm

The internal dimensions (L x W x H), also in millimetres, are as follows: 5,860 x 2,240 x 2,340.

  • 540 mm
  • 700 mm

How heavy is a 20 ft cabin/container?

Depending on the type of cabin/container, a 20 ft cabin/container weighs between 1,270 and 2,350 kg, and the specific weight also depends on the particular design and specification.

  • Storage container 20 ft: 1,270 kg
  • Portable cabin from 1,850 kg
  • Sanitary cabin from 2,500 kg
  • Shipping container DV: 2,050 kg
  • Shipping container HC: 2,100 kg

How long is a 20 ft cabin/container?

How long is a 20 ft cabin/container?

How many Euro pallets fit into a 20 ft container?

Depending on the arrangement, there is space for between 8 and 11 pallets in a 20 ft container. There are two variables to consider: the internal dimensions of the container and the external dimensions of the pallet. A Euro pallet is 1.2 m x 0.8 m (L x W), the container has a usable floor space of 5.90 m x 2.44 m.