Guidance

IMO MSC Circular 23 May 2016

IMO MSC.1/Circ.1548 Advice on the SOLAS requirements for verified gross mass of packed containers.

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IMO MSC.1/Circ.1548 Advice to administrations, port state control authorities, companies, port terminals and masters regarding the SOLAS requirements for verified gross mass of packed containers

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IMO have issued MSC.1/Circ.1548 advice to Administrations, port State control authorities, companies, port terminals and Masters regarding the SOLAS requirements for verified gross mass of packed containers, this circular clarifies arrangements for containers in the supply chain pre 1st July 2016.

This Circular is intended to promote and facilitate a smooth entry in to force of these provisions, it does not alter the date of implementation for the revised SOLAS VI Regulation 2 which remains 1st July 2016.

Published 2 June 2016