Cargo Capacity Requirements & Regulations

Port

State

20Ft.
Gross
Cargo Weight
in Kilos

40Ft.
Gross
Cargo Weight
in Kilos

20Ft.
Gross
Cargo Weight
in Pounds

40Ft.
Gross
Cargo Weight
in Pounds

Charleston

GA

28,576

29,030

63,000

64,000

Charleston

NC

28,576

29,030

63,000

64,000

Charleston

SC

28,576

29,030

63,000

64,000

Long Beach

SC

21,319

21,319

47,000

47,000

Long Beach

*CA

*25,855

*25,855

*57,000

*57,000

Long Beach

NV

21,319

21,319

47,000

47,000

Long Beach

AZ

21,319

21,319

47,000

47,000

Norfolk

MD

24,040

22,680

53,000

50,000

Norfolk

NC

26,762

26,762

59,000

59,000

Norfolk

PA

24,267

23,043

53,500

50,800

Norfolk

SC

25,855

25,401

57,000

56,000

Norfolk

TN

24,040

23,496

53,000

51,800

Norfolk

VA

25,855

27,216

57,000

60,000

Norfolk

WV

24,040

23,496

53,000

51,800

NY & NJ

CT

21,500

21,500

47,400

47,400

NY & NJ

DE

25,000

25,000

55,115

55,115

NY & NJ

MA

21,500

21,500

47,400

47,400

NY & NJ

MD

24,494

24,494

54,000

54,000

NY & NJ

NH

21,500

21,500

47,400

47,400

NY & NJ

NJ

25,000

25,000

55,115

55,115

NY & NJ

NY

25,000

25,000

55,115

55,115

NY & NJ

PA

25,000

25,000

55,115

55,115

NY & NJ

RI

21,500

21,500

47,400

47,400

Savannah

GA

28,576

29,030

63,000

64,000

Savannah

SC

28,576

29,030

63,000

64,000

Savannah

NC

28,576

29,030

63,000

64,000

Savannah

WV

24,040

24,040

53,000

53,000

Savannah

VA

26,308

26,308

58,000

58,000

Savannah

FL

25,000

25,000

55,115

55,115

Savannah

AL

28,576

29,030

63,000

64,000

Savannah

TN

24,040

24,040

53,000

53,000

*These are only for loads to/from streets in the
heavy container corridor.
all cargo to be evenly loaded nose to tail / deduct 4,000 pound for
40' refrigerated containers

Safety Risks of Transporting Overweight Cargo Illegally

Improperly transported overweight containers seriously affect road safety. Who is liable? What about punitive damages? Heavy Weight Transport delivers your cargo safely, securely and legally.

Load Reduction/Optimization

With Heavy Weight Transport's load reduction/optimization services we are able to increase profitability for imported cargo. We review the shipment and create customized load solutions for maximum load reduction.

Load Maximization

When loading your cargo, the requirements are to transport the maximum amount of cargo you can and reduce costs. Heavy Weight's load maximization services allows us to load your shipment effectively and increase your profitability.

 

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