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HC (High Cube) Container

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A HC container is taller than a standard container, and can fit more cargo.

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What is a HC container? 

HC (high cube) containers are one foot taller than standard containers, increasing CBM (Cubic Meter) capacity. HC containers are typically available in 40' and 45' lengths. 

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