The legal position in the UK with regards to the recent amendments to SOLAS VI which take effect from 1st July 2016.
MGN 534 (M+F): CARGO SAFETY - Guidance on the implementation of the SOLAS VI Regulation 2 amendment requiring the verification of the gross mass of packed containers
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Notice to all:
- ship owners
- ship operators and managers
- masters and officers of merchant ships
- cargo packers
- cargo consolidators
- freight forwarders
- training providers
- inspectors of cargoes
- port authorities
- terminal operators
- others involved in the transport of containers
For further information on the verification of the gross mass of packed containers by sea click here
Published: 23 June 2015
Updated: 12 May 2016
- Link to the GOV.UK verification of containers page added
- First published.