ISO 6346 CODE

ISO 6346 is an international standard for the coding, identification, and marking of shipping containers used for freight transportation. Managed by the International Container Bureau (BIC) the standard provides a visual identification system that includes a serial number (with check digit), the owner, country code, size, type, and equipment category of every shipping container.

ISO Type GroupISO Size Type
CodeDescriptionCodeDescription
20GPGENERAL PURPOSE CONT.20G0GENERAL PURPOSE CONT.
20G1GENERAL PURPOSE CONT.
20HRINSULATED CONTAINER20H0INSULATED CONTAINER
20PFFLAT (FIXED ENDS)20P1FLAT (FIXED ENDS)
20TDTANK CONTAINER20T3TANK CONTAINER
20T4TANK CONTAINER
20T5TANK CONTAINER
20T6TANK CONTAINER
20TGTANK CONTAINER20T7TANK CONTAINER
20T8TANK CONTAINER
20TNTANK CONTAINER20T0TANK CONTAINER
20T1TANK CONTAINER
20T2TANK CONTAINER
22BUBULK CONTAINER22B0BULK CONTAINER
22GPGENERAL PURPOSE CONT.22G0GENERAL PURPOSE CONT.
22G1GENERAL PURPOSE CONT.
22HRINSULATED CONTAINER22H0INSULATED CONTAINER
22PCFLAT (COLLAPSIBLE)22P3FLAT (COLLAPSIBLE)
22P8FLAT (COLL.FLUSH FOLDING)
22P9FLAT (COLLAPSIBLE)
22PFFLAT (FIXED ENDS)22P1FLAT (FIXED ENDS)
22P7FLAT (GENSET CARRIER)
22RCREEFER CONT.(NO FOOD)22R9REEFER CONT.(NO FOOD)
22RSBUILT-IN GEN. F. POWER SPLY OF REEF22R7BUILT-IN GEN. F. POWER SPLY OF REEF
22RTREEFER CONTAINER22R1REEFER CONTAINER
22SNNAMED CARGO CONTAINER22S1NAMED CARGO CONTAINER
22TDTANK CONTAINER22T3TANK CONTAINER
22T4TANK CONTAINER
22T5TANK CONTAINER
22T6TANK CONTAINER
22TGTANK CONTAINER22T7TANK CONTAINER
22T8TANK CONTAINER
22TNTANK CONTAINER22T0TANK CONTAINER
22T1TANK CONTAINER
22T2TANK CONTAINER
22UPHARDTOP CONTAINER22U6HARDTOP CONTAINER
22UTOPEN TOP CONTAINER22U1OPEN TOP CONTAINER
22VHVENTILATED CONTAINER22V0VENTILATED CONTAINER
22V2VENTILATED CONTAINER
22V3VENTILATED CONTAINER
25GPGP-CONTAINER OVER-HEIGHT25G0GP-CONTAINER OVER-HEIGHT
26GPGP-CONTAINER OVER-HEIGHT26G0GP-CONTAINER OVER-HEIGHT
26HRINSULATED CONTAINER26H0INSULATED CONTAINER
28TGTANK FOR GAS28T8TANK FOR GAS
28UTOPEN TOP (HALF HEIGHT)28U1OPEN TOP (HALF HEIGHT)
28VHVE-HALF-HEIGHT =1448 MM HEIGHT28V0VE-HALF-HEIGHT =1448 MM HEIGHT
29PLPLATFORM29P0PLATFORM
2EGPGEN. PURP. WITHOUT VENT WIDTH 2.5M2EG0HIGH CUBE CONT. (WIDTH 2.5M)
42GPGENERAL PURPOSE CONT.42G0GENERAL PURPOSE CONT.
42G1GENERAL PURPOSE CONT.
42HRINSULATED CONTAINER42H0INSULATED CONTAINER
42PCFLAT (COLLAPSIBLE)42P3FLAT (COLLAPSIBLE)
42P8FLAT (COLL.FLUSH FOLDING)
42P9FLAT (COLLAPSIBLE)
42PFFLAT (FIXED ENDS)42P1FLAT (FIXED ENDS)
42PSFLAT (SPACE SAVER)42P6FLAT SPACE SAVER
42RCREEFER CONT.(NO FOOD)42R9REEFER CONT.(NO FOOD)
42RSREEFER CONT.(DIESEL GEN.)42R3REEFER CONT.(DIESEL GEN.)
42RTREEFER CONTAINER42R1REEFER CONTAINER
42SNNAMED CARGO CONTAINER42S1NAMED CARGO CONTAINER
42TDTANK CONTAINER42T5TANK CONTAINER
42T6TANK CONTAINER
42TGTANK CONTAINER42T8TANK CONTAINER
42TNTANK CONTAINER42T2TANK CONTAINER
42UPHARDTOP CONTAINER42U6HARDTOP CONTAINER
42UTOPEN TOP CONTAINER42U1OPEN TOP CONTAINER
45BKBULK CONTAINER45B3BULK CONTAINER
45GPHIGH CUBE CONT.45G0HIGH CUBE CONT.
45G1HIGH CUBE CONT.
45PCFLAT (COLLAPSIBLE)45P3FLAT (COLLAPSIBLE)
45P8FLAT (COLL.FLUSH FOLDING)
45RCREEFER CONT.(NO FOOD)45R9REEFER CONT.(NO FOOD)
45RTREEFER CONTAINER45R1REEFER CONTAINER
45UTOPEN TOP CONTAINER45U1OPEN TOP CONTAINER
45UPHIGH CUBE HARDTOP CONT.45U6HIGH CUBE HARDTOP CONT.
46HRINSULATED CONTAINER46H0INSULATED CONTAINER
48TGTANK FOR GAS48T8TANK FOR GAS
49PLPLATFORM49P0PLATFORM
4CGPGP CONTAINER4CG0GP CONTAINER (WIDTH 2.5 M)
L0GPHIGH CUBE CONT.L0G1HIGH CUBE CONT.
L2GPHIGH CUBE CONT.L2G1HIGH CUBE CONT.
L5GPHIGH CUBE CONT.L5G1HIGH CUBE CONT.