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VGM compliance

On July the 1st 2016 the shipping industry moved a little bit closer to a more safer, transparent environment when the amendments to the SOLAS…

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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 two months on..

The SOLAS verified gross mass (VGM) regulations have been in place for more than two months now – long enough for the transport industry to…

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Container weighing off to a smooth start

Reports being made from worldwide terminals are giving us the good news that we have all been hoping to hear from July 1st.  The introduction…

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Verified Gross Mass FAQ Part 2

  Who can believe that it was at the end of 2015 when we were letting you know of the informative FAQ (Frequently Asked Question)…

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D-Day for SOLAS

Hopefully you were fast asleep as the clocked ticked over to midnight.  July 1st 2016.  We’ve been talking about it for years months and now…

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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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AMSA – Marine Order 42

We’ve been spreading the good word about the amendments to the SOLAS convention (and the essential requirement for container’s verified gross mass prior to exporting). …

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SOLAS – A Global requirement

There’s less than one month to go until the amendments to the SOLAS convention come into effect. As July 1st 2016 edges closer, shippers and…

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VGM Infographic

The amendments to the SOLAS convention edge closer to their implementation date of the 1st July 2016.  The shipping industry is in information mode, collating…

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