Important guidelines to assist with the regulatory aspect of your shipment
These regulatory procedures are a vital means of ensuring compliance with SOLAS and our VGM eBusiness guide offers a step by step approach to submitting your VGM online.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended the SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) convention. Effective as from the 1st of July 2016, the regulation stipulates to declare the VGM for each container.
VGM eBusiness guide (must be connected to your eBusiness account)
Cut Off for Documentation and Units on Port
Please note the following is the standardized cutoff for documentation and units on port:
- Documentation – 48 hrs prior to vessel arrival
- Units on Port – 24 hrs prior to vessel arrival