SOLAS Update

To Our Valued Customer, Subject: The SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirement. Please be advised that the SOLAS CONTAINER WEIGHT VERIFICATON REQUIREMENT will become legal effective on July 1, 2016. We urge you to begin planning accordingly now. The...

Update on SOLAS & Calculating the VGM

April 1, 2016 To Our Valued Customer, As you may be aware, the International Maritime Organization (the “IMO”) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (“SOLAS”) to require that, as a condition of loading aboard ship, every export...

Forwarders unhappy with SOLAS changes

To Our Valued Customer,   Forwarders unhappy with SOLAS changes. Some of the World’s largest freight forwarders are complaining that the new container weight verification rule is not necessary, and will definitely complicate and increase cost to the entire...