On July 1, 2016, a new SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea convention of the International Maritime Organization or IMO) takes effect requiring shippers to verify the gross mass of a container carrying cargo.

We are here to help answer questions and guide you through the process. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us.

Below is a helpful infographic from the Journal of Commerce explaining how the new SOLAS requirements will work:

SOLAS infographics

 

Paperwork

Prior to July 1, 2016, we will guide you on the appropriate paperwork needed to be in compliance.

 

More Info (FAQ)

For more details, click here to download the joint FAQ produced by industry leaders: TT Club, World Shipping Council, ICHCA International, and Global Shipper’s Forum.

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