Feb 24, 2016

New IMO Container Weight Mandate Issued

by Scott Ogden in Uncategorized

IHS & JOC.com
January 26, 2016

Starting July 1, any container leaving from any port in the world must be accompanied by a shipping document that lists the verified gross mass of a container and is signed either electronically or in hard copy by the shipper, for the container to be loaded onto a ship. Not only is the industry unprepared, but there’s a distressing lack of understanding of how the mandate will be met.