Sea freight, also known as ocean freight, is one of the longest established forms of transporting goods around the world. With our LCL (part container load) service, you don’t need to have enough cargo to fill a whole container in order to get a super cheap shipping rate.

Our Sea Freight division gives you a partner you can trust, who is used to transporting goods across our global network. With an experienced team behind our Sea Freight arm you know you will be in good hands.

Sea freight specialists since 2001, Global Freight Management LTD has been trading for over 20 years.

The benefits we bring you

  • No more waiting hours or even days for freight quotes.
  • Simple and easy to understand quotes.
  • One point of contact.
  • One place for all your freight needs, one person to call.

LCL (Less than container load)

  • Weekly Consol.
  • Over 500 destinations
  • Import / Export

FCL (Full container load)

  • Major Shipping Line contracts
  • Import / Export

Dry containers

Dry containers 20′ and 40′ (general purpose) are manufactured from either aluminium or steel. They are suitable for most types of cargo. Aluminium dry containers have a slightly larger payload than steel, and steel dry containers have a slightly larger internal cube.

Dry containers dimensions

Specific dimensions and capacity of dry containers may vary depending on the container manufacturer, the age of the container and the container owner.

The specifications listed below are, however, representative.

20′ dry container 40′ dry container
Tare weight 2,300 kg 5,071 lbs 3,750 kg 8,268 lbs
Payload capacity 25,000 kg 55,126 lbs 27,600 kg 61,200 lbs
Cubic capacity 33.2 m3 1,172 cu ft 67.7 m3 2,389 cu ft
Internal length 5.9 m 19.4 ft 12.03 m 39.5 ft
Internal width 2.35 m 7.7 ft 2.35 m 7.7 ft
Internal height 2.39 m 7.9 ft 2.39 m 7.9 ft
Door opening width 2.34 m 7.7 ft 2.34 m 7.7 ft
Door opening height 2.28 m 7.5 ft 2.28 m 7.5 ft

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