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Portuguese translation: metros cúbicos (m3) / Unidade Equivalente de Vinte Pés

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 English term or phrase: cbms/TEUs Portuguese translation: metros cúbicos (m3) / Unidade Equivalente de Vinte Pés Entered by:

 23:55 Jul 6, 2003
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Bus/Financial - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / logistics
 English term or phrase: cbms/TEUs volume trabalhado pela empresa 800,000 TEUs a cada ano (carga de containeres)-toneladas? 1,400,000 cbms.-metros cúbicos por segundo ?
 Lilian0309Brazil Local time: 04:50
 metros cúbicos (m3) / Unidade Equivalente de Vinte Pés Explanation: TEU = Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (intermodal shipping container) cbms = cubic meter One cubic meter = 35.3 cubic feet This text comes from the reference below: Q. What is a TEU? A. A Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit, or TEU, is a standard measurement of volume in container shipping. The majority of containers are either 20’ in length, or 40’ in length. A 20’ container is 1 TEU, a 40’ container is 2 TEUs. Although the height of containers can also vary, this does not affect the TEU measurement. Harwich International Port Container Terminal ... A. A Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit, or TEU, is a standard measurement of volume in container shipping. ... A 20’ container is 1 TEU, a 40’ container is 2 TEUs. ... www.hipct.co.uk/content/thefaq/faq.asp?fid=1&qid=2 --------------------------------------------------Note added at 2003-07-07 16:11:45 (GMT)--------------------------------------------------The final \"s\" in each abbreviation above stands for plural, which is not used in Portuguese.
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5metros cúbicos (m3) / Unidade Equivalente de Vinte Pésrhandler

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metros cúbicos (m3) / Unidade Equivalente de Vinte Pés

Explanation:

TEU = Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (intermodal shipping container)
cbms = cubic meter

One cubic meter = 35.3 cubic feet

This text comes from the reference below:

Q. What is a TEU?

A. A Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit, or TEU, is a standard measurement of volume in container shipping. The majority of containers are either 20’ in length, or 40’ in length. A 20’ container is 1 TEU, a 40’ container is 2 TEUs. Although the height of containers can also vary, this does not affect the TEU measurement.

Harwich International Port Container Terminal
... A. A Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit, or TEU, is a standard measurement of volume in container shipping. ... A 20’ container is 1 TEU, a 40’ container is 2 TEUs. ...
www.hipct.co.uk/content/thefaq/faq.asp?fid=1&qid=2

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Note added at 2003-07-07 16:11:45 (GMT)
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The final \"s\" in each abbreviation above stands for plural, which is not used in Portuguese.

Reference: http://www.hipct.co.uk/content/thefaq/faq.asp?fid=1&qid=2
 rhandlerLocal time: 04:50Native speaker of: PortuguesePRO pts in category: 160