Technical Papers - Container Weighing

Container Weighing eBook: Part 2

  PTI Edition eBook - Container Weighing eBook - Part 2

PTI is pleased to announce its second Container Weighing eBook, in which the recently enforced Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) amendment from the IMO is explored and the experiences of those implementing it have been conveyed

  Container Weighing, Port Planning, Design & Construction


Method, Risk and Regulation: A Container Weighing Insight

  PTI Edition 70 - Embracing Automation

This article will elaborate on one of the things that risks being unforeseen by the regulatory authorities when defining the accuracy requirements: the difference between “equipment accuracy” and accuracy of the actual container weight. It will also look at some of the characteristics of the two main equipment options available to weigh the container in the terminal to establish the VGM. What are the benefits and what are the negatives related to them

  Container Weighing, Port Planning, Design & Construction


The Options for Ports Offering VGM Compliance

  PTI Edition 70 - Embracing Automation

There are numerous candidate systems and technologies that are capable of delivering the required accuracy of measurement required under the new SOLAS regulations. Not all, however, are particularly practical in terms of their ability to operate as a part of the existing flow of cargo between consignor and recipient. This paper reviews the options available to ports with some of the considerations that port operators may take into account when making choices about how to provide a VGM service

  Container Weighing, Port Planning, Design & Construction


Container Weighing: Are you IT Ready?

  PTI Edition 70 - Embracing Automation

One of the most pressing issues for all parties involved in container logistics is the new requirement from SOLAS that calls on shippers to obtain the verified gross mass (VGM) of all maritime containers before shipping. The main considerations with regard to this that one has to take into account are as follows

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Container Weighing, Environment, Health & Safety, Port & Maritime Training


Container Weighing eBook

  PTI Edition eBook - Container Weighing eBook

PTI has released a new eBook with four exclusive papers that explore the container weighing issue from an operational, logistical, practical and legal perspective

  Container Weighing, Global Terminal Operators