Tag: Container Weight

SOLAS Container Weight Requirements – Effective July 1, 2016

The international treaty known as the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) affects all shipment by water effective July 1, 2016. SOLAS requires the filing of a Verified Gross Mass or weight (VGM) as a condition of loading your cargo on board the vessel. No VGM on file – no movement of your cargo! SOLAS-VGM requires… Read more »