What is a M3?

What is a M3?

When shipping by sea, the term "M3" often appears in shipping information or quotations.

Do you know what M3 (cubic meter) is?

M3 – cubic meters is the volume that your cargo can fill in a limited space,

1 CBM = 100CM (width) x 100CM (length) x 100CM (height), which is also the volume of a standard card board.

Example: The length, height and width of the cargo are 2.5 meters, 1.5 meters and 3 meters respectively

The cargo volume is 2.5X 1.5 X 3.00 = 11.25 M3

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