Maersk Announce VGM Guidelines


(Source: Maersk Line / YouTube)

A video released by Maersk Line shows the process of verifying the gross mass of a container, ahead of the implementation Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) amendment on July 1, 2016.

Technical Paper: Maersk Line Q&A

The company discusses the importance of ensuring that the accurate weight is submitted, and that the weight can be declared by methods which include third-party portals, through, or via Electronic Data Interchange.

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PTI previously reported that IMO had proposed a 3-month delay in order for port state authorities to prepare for the new rule in July by taking a pragmatic and practical approach.

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