Effective July 1st, 2016, Shippers Must Report Verified Gross Mass (VGM) to Carriers

A requirement to report the actual weight (described as “verified gross mass” or VGM) of the freight in ocean containers to the carriers will soon add additional responsibilities for...

SOLAS container weight verification

Verification of the gross mass of packed containers, a mandatory transmission from July, 1st 2016 Implementation : July, 1st 2016 Concept : all packed containers’ gross mass should be verified prior to...