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ALERT VGM EFFECTIVE 1/JULY/2016 !! Click to Read More..

From the 1st of July 2016, every laden export container will be required to have its weight verified before it is loaded onto a vessel. International Maritime Organization (IMO) has made amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention indicating that all shippers must comply with mandatory container weight verification requirements, or Verified Gross Mass (VGM), effective July 1, 2016.

Please peruse the following links which will help in revisiting the VGM regime together with the list of competent authorities of various countries which has imposed the penalty regime in regard to non-compliance with the same.

http://www.ttclub.com/loss-prevention/container-weighing/

http://www.ttclub.com/loss-prevention/publications/container-weighing/competent-authority-news/

There may be slight variances in the type of VGM submission country to country or terminal to terminal……you may please refer the above links or the circulars issued by your national authority or terminal operator.

 

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ALERT VGM EFFECTIVE 1/JULY/2016 !! Click to Read More..