# How is CBM inches calculated for sea shipment?

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## How is CBM inches calculated for sea shipment?

Length x Width x Height = CBM This is the formula used to measure your cargo volume in CBM (m³).

## How is sea freight volume calculated?

CBM – cubic meter is calculated by multiplying length, width and height of packages of goods. For example, if the length, height and width of a cargo is 2.3 meters, 1.4meters and 2 meters respectively, the volume of cargo is 2.3 X 1.4 X 2.00 = 6.44 CBM.

## What is CBM in ocean freight?

The full form of CBM is Cubic Meters. It is one of the most predominantly used units of measurement of cargo transports globally. CBM measures the volume of the shipment being sent by air freight or ocean freight, which ultimately decides the freight cost of the shipment.

## How many CBM is 1 kg?

EQUIVALENCE: 1 CBM = 1.000 KG.

## How many CBM is a 40ft container?

**What is the size of a 40 ft High Cube container?**

Dimensions | 2.65m x 2.35m x 12m |
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Total Volume | 76 cubic metres (cbm) |

Estimated Loading Volume | 60-68cbm of cartons |

Pallets in a 40ft container including High Cube version. | 18 pallets (or 36 if <120cm high and double stacked) |

## How many CBM is 20ft container?

As you can see, a 20ft container has a total capacity of 33 cubic metres (cbm), however in reality there is usually only around 25-28 cbm of usable space. The contents of a three-bedroom house (furniture, televisions, beds, boxes etc.) will normally fit inside a 20ft container, unless you’re a hoarder.

## How is sea freight cost calculated?

The CBM factor used for ocean freight is 1 CBM = 1 ton. In this example, the actual ton weight is less than the volumetric weight (CBM) and hence, the ocean freight charges are calculated based on the CBM.

## How does ocean freight calculate volumetric weight?

The cubic volume (length x breadth x width) is 12000 cbcm (cubic centimetres) The cubic volume is then divided by 6000 to get 12000 / 6000 = 2kg. 2kg is now the volume weight of the cargo. As the volume weight is higher than the actual weight, the volume weight is used to calculate the cost (usually on a per kg basis).

## How many CBM is a container?

A standard 40 ft container is about 2.4m × 2.4m × 12m. To calculate CBM, we need to multiply the dimensions together to get 69.12 cubic meters.

## What is the volume of a 20FT shipping container?

The quick answer is that your shipping container will hold 32.6 cubic meters or 1,172 cubic feet worth of material, but likely you will want to factor in room to maneuver stored materials.

## How much can you fit in a 20FT shipping container?

As a general rule, a 20ft shipping container holds up to a standard 3 bedroom home with a maximum of 30 cbm.

## What is sea freight rate?

An ocean freight rate is the costs of transporting shipments directly by the sea.

## How do you calculate basic ocean freight under FCL shipment?

Calculation of basic Ocean Freight under LCL cargo is on the basis of per CBM (Cubic Meter) rate or per Ton (per 1000 kg’s gross weight) whichever is higher. Or it can be also stated as, basic ocean freight under LCL shipment is calculated on the basis of chargeable volume of cargo.