New service offered by SEA CONTAINER SERVICES (SCS) along with changes in the Convention on the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)

The International Maritime Organization (IMO), in collaboration with industry representatives, amended the SOLAS with regard to the gross weight of containers loaded on ships for export. Thus, as of 1 July 2016, the Convention requires that each container has its verified weight (VGM = Verified Gross Mass), this being a condition of container loading on [...]