Shipping companies on the VGM introduction and online operation guide
- Date: Jul 04, 2016
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Westminster Shorter Catechism
Purpose of VGM
Personnel safety! Operation safety! Ship safety!
Use of VGM
The consequences of the lack of VGM
No VGM can not ship
How to weigh?
Method one: the whole weighing method
Method two: cumulative calculation method
Convention regarding the weigh place no mandatory requirement, by the shipper to arrange for weighing, but using the equipment (weighing) must meet the local relevant regulations of metrology technology of precision standards and requirements.
Container maximum cargo weight
The maximum carrying weight of a container shall not exceed the maximum carrying weight standard specified in the international container safety convention, if more than the standard weight, and the goods can not be shipped.
What content needs to be provided?
1 booking number or the number of the bill of lading
3.VGM (weight) unit of weight (kg)
4 responsible party (on the bill of lading showing the shipper)
5 signature of authorized person
6 weighing methods (e.g., if required)
7 container weight statement (applicable to customers by fax, mail, etc.)
Small series of the latest and most of the major companies operating process:
For shipping companies, the statement includes:
Accredited shipper can be used as a whole weighing and weighing two ways, not limited to the location of the weight.
Remind the shipper of the bill of lading is the responsible party of VGM.
Shipping enterprise web site can submit VGM data.
– all VGM information shall include at least: booking number or the number of the bill of lading; container; the verification of the weight of the container and a unit of weight; weight verification method (method one or two ways); the shipper cargo container weight verification statement; shipper’s duly authorized person signature is authorized on behalf of the consignor submitted VGM third-party) responsible parties (i.e. bill of lading named shipper).
In July 1 has been shipped, the heavy box after 1 July arrived, can not provide VGM.
Most companies said that due to the existence of different working processes within the scope of the Chinese port, the deadline may vary between different destination. According to local plan to inform you of the time required to ship the VGM provided. But there are also some enterprises have announced at the time, basically in the range of vessel arrival 18-42 hours.
To look at the company’s operating process it: