Devil is in the detail of new container weight rules, says ESC

The European Shippers Council says that a number of conditions are needed for the practical implementation of the new regulation obliging shippers to verify the weight of the containers, which was recently approved by the International maritime Organisation. The European authorities and member states must undertake to secure the use of a certified reconstruction of the gross weight of the goods, while shippers claim that the responsibility of the tare of ... [+]

More efforts needed on container weights

The TT Club called for more renewed efforts to reach an acceptable global regulation on container weight verification, following a “frustrating” International Maritime Organisation session in late September.  The insurer urged all those involved in container operations to prepare in good time for changes to regulations. TT Club said there was ... [+]

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