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“Light Touch” to end

On October the 1st 2016, the IMO’s (International Maritime Organisation)  three-month so-called “light touch” enforcement of the SOLAS revision that all packed containers must have…

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SOLAS VGM Handbook

There’s less than two weeks to go before the new requirement to provide verified weighing of export containers is introduced, are you prepared for providing…

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What you need to know about VGM

VGM – Verified Gross Mass. These three words are what exporters worldwide are going to have embedded into the forefront of their operations for all…

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Why weight? The clock is ticking

There is a common phrase embedded into insurance law that the party presenting the risk must act with “utmost good faith” when communicating information pertaining…

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Mandatory box weigh-ins start July 2016, threatens to disrupt cargo flow

MANDATORY container weigh-ins pose big problems for smooth cargo flow when they come into force in July 2016, a recent multimodal conference in Birmingham has…

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