top of page

What is the meaning of TEU?

The acronym of TEU in English term Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit, which means Unit Equivalent to 20 Feet, represents a unit of maritime transport capacity,


The TEU is the carrying capacity of a 20-foot (6.1 m) standard container, a standard-sized metal box that can be easily transferred between different forms of transportation such as vessels, trains, and trucks.

1 view0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

What is a bill of lading?

It is a document created by a freight forwarder or a shipping company What information is needed in a BL: Description of merchandise Shipper and Consignee Bill of Lading number Consignee or Consignee

Kind of containers

DRY: The container is the most used by sea, it is for all types of dry cargo of 20 and 40 feet. HIGH CUBE: This type of container is a transport unit. Its main characteristic is that it is about 30 ce

What is the VGM?

The VGM means Verified Gross Mass; It is the proportional gross weight that includes the weight of all packaging material plus the tare weight of the container. When is the VGM necessary? The VGM is r

Comments


bottom of page