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Ahead of the SOLAS container weight mandate its important to ask yourself these questions: Will you purchase weighing equipment to use Method 1 or 2? Will you purchase a service from others and pay by the container? Will you purchase the equipment and provide the service for others and potentially yourself?

News & Analysis

24 May 2016
APL has unveiled a new tool to help shippers understand SOLAS around the globe.
24 May 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest public container handler, is aggressively working to lure more truckload freight to the rails.
23 May 2016
Shippers, marine terminals and container lines could get some leeway in the first three months of the new SOLAS container weighing rule.
23 May 2016
Shippers and freight forwarders are confused over how to comply with an international container weight verification rule that comes into effect on July 1.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights OOCL
23 May 2016
OOCL has warned its customers of the complications and penalties they face if they fail to comply with the SOLAS container weight rule.
23 May 2016
The world's container supply chain remains concerned at a lack of clarity around the SOLAS verified gross mass ruling.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights Yantian China service
23 May 2016
The major China export gateway of Yantian will offer container weighing services to help shippers comply with the SOLAS container weight rule.
20 May 2016
A move by Hitachi Transport System and SG Holdings to form a capital alliance could pave the way for the two major Japanese logistics companies to integrate their operations and become the country’s second-largest logistics company by sales.
20 May 2016
Hamburg Sud will use the platform of Inttra, the U.S.-based shipping electronic marketplace, to ensure compliance with the international container weight regulation that comes into effect on July 1.
19 May 2016
The Port of Charleston has changed its mind on its previously announced SOLAS policy.