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Are you aware of SOLAS regulations regarding container weighing?

What type of business are you?

Manufacturer

Do you export goods via sea?

Manufacturer

Are you the 'Shipper'? (The name that appears on the Bill of Lading)

Packer / Consolidator / Freight Forwarder

Are you loading goods into a container, that is to be loaded onto a ship, on behalf of a third party?

Packer / Consolidator / Freight Forwarder

Do you act as a 'Shipper'? (The name that appears on the Bill of Lading)

Packer / Consolidator / Freight Forwarder

Are you contracted by your customer to provide the Verified Gross Mass of the loaded container?

Rail Transporter / Haulier

Are you moving containers to a port to be loaded on to a ship?

Rail Transporter / Haulier

Are you contracted by your customer to provide the Verified Gross Mass of the loaded container?

Port

Are you intending to offer a solution to provide the Verified Gross Mass of a container when it arrives at port?

Port

Are you planning to charge for this service?

Port

Are you already set up with weighing equipment to provide this service?

Manufacturer

You will need a contract with your third party forwarder to provide the Verified Gross Mass of your container.

Please be aware that any containers arriving at a port without a Verified Gross Mass will not be loaded onto the ship and may incur additional costs. Ensure your forwarder has the appropriate measures in place to provide this service.

For more information about this visit our dedicated SOLAS information page.

Manufacturer

It is your responsibility to provide the Verified Gross Mass of the container. There are two methods to achieve this.

Method 1: Weighing the packed container using calibrated and certified equipment.

Method 2: Weighing all packages and cargo items, including packing materials and the tare weight of the container, then adding the sum of all weights together to provide a verified weight.

Please take a look at our SOLAS Shippers Guide for information about possible weighing solutions or visit AveryWeigh-Tronix.com

SOLAS Shippers Guide (UK & Ireland)

Manufacturer

It is your responsibility to provide the Verified Gross Mass of the container. There are two methods to achieve this.

Method 1: Weighing the packed container using calibrated and certified equipment.

Method 2: Weighing all packages and cargo items, including packing materials and the tare weight of the container, then adding the sum of all weights together to provide a verified weight.

Please take a look at our SOLAS Shippers Guide for information about possible weighing solutions or visit AveryWeigh-Tronix.com

SOLAS Shippers Guide (UK & Ireland)

Packer / Consolidator / Freight Forwarder

It is your responsibility to provide the Verified Gross Mass of the container. There are two methods to achieve this.

Method 1: Weighing the packed container using calibrated and certified equipment.

Method 2: Weighing all packages and cargo items, including packing materials and the tare weight of the container, then adding the sum of all weights together to provide a verified weight.

Please take a look at our SOLAS Shippers Guide for information about possible weighing solutions or visit AveryWeigh-Tronix.com

SOLAS Shippers Guide (UK & Ireland)

Packer / Consolidator / Freight Forwarder

Please be aware that any containers arriving at a port without a Verified Gross Mass will not be loaded onto the ship and may incur additional costs. Ensure the carrier you receive the container from has the appropriate measures and documentation in place to provide this service.

For more information about this visit our dedicated SOLAS information page.

Rail Transporter / Haulier

It is your responsibility to provide the Verified Gross Mass of the container. Method 1 is the best suited method of weighing for your business.

Method 1: Weighing the packed container using calibrated and certified equipment.

Please take a look at our SOLAS Shippers Guide for information about possible weighing solutions or visit AveryWeigh-Tronix.com

SOLAS Shippers Guide (UK & Ireland)

Rail Transporter / Haulier

Please be aware that any containers arriving at a port without a Verified Gross Mass will not be loaded onto the ship and may incur additional costs. Ensure the carrier you receive the container from has the appropriate measures and documentation in place to provide this service.

For more information about this visit our dedicated SOLAS information page.

Port

Good news! You are all set for 1st July when the SOLAS regulations come into force.

Remember, SOLAS regulations state that all weighing equipment must be regularly maintained and calibrated.

If you do not have a regular maintenance agreement in place, please visit our website for more information about the support Avery Weigh-Tronix can provide to ensure you are fully compliant.

Port

Avery Weigh-Tronix has a wide range of weighing solutions backed by a strong service support network.

Some weighing solutions to consider are weighbridges, axle weighers and axle pads.

Some weighing solutions to consider are weighbridges, axle weighers, axle pads.

Please click on a solution for more information or visit us at www.averyweigh-tronix.com

Manufacturer

Good news! The new SOLAS regulations will not affect your business, however you may wish to consider the following weighing options to ensure your business remains compliant.

Vehicle Weighing: Overloading vehicles carries heavy penalties and can cause a risk to life. Weighing vehicles before they leave your facility will prevent accidents, potential prosecution and ensure your compliance with VOSA.

Some weighing solutions to consider are weighbridges, axle weighers, axle pads and forklift truck scales.

Please click on a solution for more information or visit us at www.averyweigh-tronix.com

Packer / Consolidator / Freight Forwarder

Good news! The new SOLAS regulations will not affect your business, however you may wish to consider the following weighing options to ensure your business remains compliant.

Vehicle Weighing: Overloading vehicles carries heavy penalties and can cause a risk to life. Weighing vehicles before they leave your facility will prevent accidents, potential prosecution and ensure your compliance with VOSA.

Some weighing solutions to consider are weighbridges, axle weighers, axle pads and forklift truck scales.

Please click on a solution for more information or visit us at www.averyweigh-tronix.com

Rail Transporter / Haulier

Good news! The new SOLAS regulations will not affect your business, however you may wish to consider the following weighing options to ensure your business remains compliant.

Train Weighing: Overloading and imbalance on train wagons carries heavy penalties and can cause a risk to life. Weighing trains and identifying imbalance before they leave your facility will prevent derailments, potential prosecution and ensure your compliance.

A weighing solution to consider is Railweight’s Weighline dynamic weighing system with I-LINE2 software. Please click on a solution for more information or visit us at www.averyweigh-tronix.com/railweight

Port

Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey.

Port

Avery Weigh-Tronix has a wide range of weighing solutions backed by a strong service support network.

Some weighing solutions to consider are weighbridges, axle weighers, axle pads.

Please click on a solution for more information or visit us at www.averyweigh-tronix.com

Port

Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey.