OCEMA Recommended Maximum Gross Allowable Cargo Weights in International Intermodal Containers for Transport on the USA Highway System

http://www.ocema.org/cwg.htm



Pounds

Kilos

20’ DRY on “slider chassis”

39,200

17,780

20’ DRY on “TRI AXLE slider chassis”

44,000

19,960

20’ REEFER on “slider” chassis

34,900

15,830

20’ REEFER on “TRI AXLE slider chassis

39,700

18,010

40’ DRY (H = 8ft 6in) on standard GN chassis

44,000

19,960

40’ High Cube (H = 9ft 6in) on standard GN chassis

43,700

19,820

40’ REEFER (H = 8ft 6in) on standard GN chassis

39,800

18,050

40’ High Cube REEFER (H = 9ft 6in) on standard GN Chassis

39,300

17,830


NOTE:  Maximum Gross Allowable Cargo Weight includes product plus all packaging pallets and any blocking, bracing, and dunnage materials.

The above Maximum Gross Allowable Cargo Weights are intended only as a general guideline to promote safe and lawful transport practices regarding the maximum weight of cargo that can be loaded into international containers for transport over U.S. roads.  The actual allowable cargo weight for any specific shipment may vary depending on the actual weight and configuration of the equipment being used for transport, and/or other limits imposed by federal, state or local authorities.  Use of this table in no way constitutes a warranty as to the safe loading or carriage of a particular container or combination of equipment and nothing herein is intended to warrant that a particular movement meets legal requirements or is otherwise safe for road transport.  Use of this guideline does not in any way eliminate the obligation of the shipper, consignee, motor carrier, or other user to ensure that a particular load meets local, state or federal road weight limits and is otherwise safe and roadworthy for transport within the U.S.


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