Tech firm offers Solas weighing solution

Integrated weighing system specialist RAVAS says that its forklift-mounted iForks system and associated app can provide data in line with the new Solas method 2 requirements. With iForks on the forklift, every pallet lifted is immediately weighed, without taking the goods out of the process. Total weight in the container can then be easily computed and communicated with all supply chain stakeholders, including the shipping company. The Solas App can be ... [+]

IMO adopts container-weighing rules

An International Maritime Organization committee formally approved new rules to make weighing of containers compulsory on 20 May, a move welcomed by the British International Freight Association (BIFA). The IMO's Maritime Safety Committee approved the draft amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), Chapter VI to require mandatory ... [+]

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