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RE: SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Certificates

Dear Valued Customer, There has been much information regarding the changes in SOLAS (Safety of Life At Sea) regulations effective July 1st 2016 that requires shippers to submit to Carriers the verified gross mass (VGM) of all export containers. As you would expect from an industry le
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Shipper’s Guide to the Container Weight Mandate

On July 1st 2016, SOLAS (Safe practices of Life at Ocean convention of the International Maritime Company, or IMO) regulations will be changing. Now shippers will have to provide the gross mass of whatever cargo they are delivering to ocean carriers or terminals. This has led to an up
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