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Damco Offers Weighing and Filing Services for New SOLAS Regs

Damco, a third-party logistics provider, has launched two Verified Gross Mass (VGM) services to support implementation of new regulations from the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).

The new law requires shippers to provide the VGM of every full container before the box can be loaded on a vessel. Damco's new services cover both the physical weighing and filing for submission of the VGM. Both are available globally in the territories that Damco covers. Damco offers services in more than 300 locations and 100 countries. It is part of the Maersk Group.

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The new law requires shippers to provide the VGM of every full container before the box can be loaded on a vessel. Damco's new services cover both the physical weighing and filing for submission of the VGM. Both are available globally in the territories that Damco covers. Damco offers services in more than 300 locations and 100 countries. It is part of the Maersk Group.

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