No VGM (Verified Gross Mass), No load
Electronic cargo weight declarations
From 1st July 2016, The International Maritime Organization (IMO) enforces SOLAS Convention (Safety Of Life At Sea). This Convention, signed by severals countries including the Congo, constrains all shippers to declare a VGM for their container to the shipping company before loading.
CMA CGM will not load a container if a VGM declaration has not been transmitted prior to VGM cut-off date. This declaration must be send online via the account ebusiness.