Verified Gross Mass (VGM)


The Verified Gross Mass (VGM) is the weight of the cargo including dunnage and bracing plus the tare weight of the container carrying this cargo. Effective from 1st July 2016, with the  Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) amendment covering container weighing regulations, a packed container will no longer be allowed to be loaded on board vessels unless its Verified Gross Mass (VGM) has been provided by the shipper to the ocean carriers and/or port terminal representatives.  For more information, please click here

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