Stowage factors - 40 ft container

Estimated stowage factors-container, 40ft

40 ft standard or open top S/F
Bottle tops 8.1 - 8.1
Canned fruit 27.5 - 27.9
Charcoal 16.6 - 21.4
Cotton (bales) 21.5 - 22.0
Cottonseeds (bulk) 21.5 - 22.0
Cotton textiles 23.0
Cotton yarn 11.3
Hair dyes 11.5 - 12.0
Leather (soles) 16.1 - 20.8
Milk powder 24.0 - 24.5
Paper 22.4 - 24.7
Printing paper 27.7 - 27.9
Rubber (synthetic) 25.0 - 25.5
Sunflowerseeds 18.0 - 19.5
Tea 26.5 - 27.2
Timber 17.1 - 24.7
Wool (scoured) 24 - 25.3

 

40 ft reefer S/F
Beef ctns (frozen) 25.0 - 27.3
Fish ctns (frozen) 24.9 - 27.5

Container stowages may vary depending on the size and adaptability of the cargo packaging.