Bangladesh’s maritime administrator has moved to strictly enforce Verified Gross Mass (VGM) requirements for containers amid increasing incidents in Chittagong port and beyond.
On Tuesday the ship registrar of Bangladesh ordered all concerned to comply with VGM requirements as per the SOLAS convention, and port state control officers have been asked to verify loading conditions in three stages during a container’s transfer to vessel.
In August last year, the 1,700 teu OEL …
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Source: The Loadstar