In November 2014, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted mandatory amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Chapter VI, Part A, Regulation 2 - Cargo information. The SOLAS convention is applicable global law. The SOLAS amendments become effective on 1 July 2016 for packed containers received for transportation (gate-in or off-rail).
World Shipping Council
Guidelines for Improving Safety and Implementing the SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirements
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