Glossary: TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit)

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DE: ----------------
FR: Equivalent 20 pieds (Equivalent Vingt Pieds/Twenty foot Equivalent Unit)


Standard unit for counting containers of various capacities and for describing the capacities of container ships or terminals. One 20 Foot ISO container equals 1 TEU.

Note: One 40 Foot ISO container equals two TEU.


Source: 

Glossary For Transport Statistics, Eurostat, ECMT, UN/ECE, Second edition


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