SOLAS Container Weight Documentation Compliance Partnership Launched

Members of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) and the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have formed a Working Committee to create best practices and address concerns surrounding new amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). The amendment requires shippers and NVOCCs to supply a verified total container weight (including contents) to the vessel master and terminal operator as a condition for loading aboard a ship. The ... [+]

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