standars containers QUOTE YOUR FREIGHT The 20- foot container and the 40 -foot container are the most commonly used kind of containers worldwide for the maritime transportation of merchandises. Its base allows to transport up to 11 stacks of european pallets or 10 stacks of standard pallets The standard 20ft container is also known as a 20ft dry container, 20ft dry van or 20ft dry container. Dimensions of a 40-foot container Its base allows transporting up to 25 stacks of European pallets. The standard 40ft container is also known as a 40ft dry container, 40ft dry van or 40ft dry container. Dimensions of a 40-foot HC container LOAD DECONSOLIDATION The standard 40-foot container is also referenced as 40 HQ or 40 HC.