Ocean freight: New SOLAS regulations regarding Verified Gross Mass

June, 15 2016

New regulation regarding the VGM (Verified Gross Mass) will be imposed for all containerized ocean shipments by July 1st, 2016. Therefore, GEODIS has developed a quick guide about the SOLAS (Safety of Live at Sea) regulations, to help you understand how to prepare and comply with the new requirements.

The guide contains the following information:

  • What does the SOLAS’ new regulation require?
  • How to comply with the new regulation?
  • Responsibilities of shippers
  • Implications in case of non compliance
  • VGM declaration forms for LCL and FCL
  • Useful sources for more information
  • Our contact person in each country

 

To download the SOLAS VGM Quick Guide, please click HERE.

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