SOLAS: Verified Gross Mass (VGM) for Container Shipments

To ensure the safety in maritime shipping, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has decided within the SOLAS-treaty (Cap. VI part A rule 2), that staring from July 1st, 2016 no container may be shipped on board of a vessel, where the gross mass has not been verified and confirmed.

Fine hereafter some important information.

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