Blog - December 2015

SOLAS Guidelines and Regulations Effective 1 July, 2016

By ussa-login on Saturday, December 19, 2015 - Blog

Verified Gross Mass Industry FAQs The amendments to this regulation have substantial impact on operational practices between the parties in the international supply chain involved in the movement of containers by sea. While the convention relates to the safety of ships at sea, it should be recognized that shore based activities relating to the presentation of cargo are […]

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New Shipping Container Rule Riles Exporters

By ussa-login on Thursday, December 17, 2015 - Blog

Shippers say they will struggle to comply with a new requirement to weigh containers before they’re loaded on ships, a step carriers say will reduce accidents. A new rule will require shippers to vouch for the weight of their containers. Underestimating container weights has been blamed for some recent maritime disasters, including the MSC Napoli, […]

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