20′ Tank (for liquid cargo) container

Tank containers (tanks) are designed to transport liquids, liquefied gases and a number of loose products. A tank container is a container consisting of a frame (frame elements) and a tank equipped with drain valves and devices for unloading both under gravity and under pressure.

20′ Tank (for liquid cargo) container

Products recommended for transportation and storage in tank containers:

Food products: alcohol-containing liquids (beer, wine, cognac, vodka), edible oils, food additives, concentrated fruit juices, mineral waters, milk, etc. Industrial products: oil and oil products, oils and greases, liquefied gases, chemicals, paints, saline solutions, fatty acids, granular and loose substances, liquefied gases, etc.

The design, measurements and weight of tank containers may vary depending on the manufacturer.

Length outside, m6,06
Width inside, m2.426 – 2,805
Height inside, m2.665

There are 5 common categories of tank containers: IMO 0 (food stationary liquids)

Capacity, l17000 – 28000
Container weight, kg2200 – 3000

IMO 1 (chemical liquids)

Capacity, l11000 – 26000
Container weight, kg3500 – 6000

IMO 2 (nutrition liquids)

Capacity, l17000 – 28000
Container weight, kg2500 – 3300

IMO 5 (liquefied gas)

Capacity, l13000 – 26000
Container weight, kg6000 – 11000


Capacity, l20000
Container weight, kg3600