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Ocean Freight

SOLAS Regulation

We would like to inform you that the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) will be enforcing a weight initiative called SOLAS (Safety of Life At Sea); these regulations were approved by the Maritime Safety Committee in 2014 and will raise standards of safety.

As of July 1st 2016 the SOLAS Weight initiative will become effective.

This regulation applies to all containers loaded onto an ocean going vessel.

You can find more information in the documents below.

The UK governing body responsible for SOLAS VGM implementation is the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA), please click here to view to their website.

June Release 20.06.2016

Customer Update - SOLAS / VGM Regulation

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June Release 06.06.2016

Customer Advisory - SOLAS / VGM Regulation

(PDF | 0.88 MB)
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May Release 2016

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March Release 2016

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February Release 2016

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January Release 2016

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Last modified: 23.06.2016

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