Bangladesh to crack down on wide non-compliance with VGM regulations
Bangladesh’s maritime administrator has moved to strictly enforce Verified Gross Mass (VGM) requirements for containers ...
As of July 1, the enforcement of the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) requirements regarding the verified gross mass (VGM) of packed containers will be effective. From then on, a packed container will not be allowed to be loaded on board a ship unless the VGM has been provided. OPDR says it will offer guidance as well as several customer-friendly ways for submitting VGM declarations.
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