New Weight Rules for All Containers – IMPORTANT

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Due to enforcement of SOLAS amendments, effective from 1/7/16 any container will be loaded onboard only if its Verified Gross Mass (VGM) is known.

Following data needs to be provided by customer at least 48 hrs before vessel departure: VGM, method of identification (1 or 2), company and person, who performed weighing.

If VGM is not available to carrier, loading will be prohibited. If you need any help arranging the weighing please contact us at once.

For more information please refer to: http://www.worldshipping.org/industry-issues/safety/WSC_Summarizes_the_Basic_Elements_of_the_SOLAS_Container_Weight_Verification_Requirement___February_2015.pdf

Non compliance of VGM guidelines will result in additional costs for the account of booking party.