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BIC launches database to simplify compliance with SOLAS container weight requirements

BIC launches database to simplify compliance with SOLAS container weight requirements

The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) announces the launch of a pilot database of container tare weight data to support carriers, shippers, forwarders and other intermediaries as new SOLAS* mandatory container weight verification requirements come into effect on 1st July 2016. This new mandate from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) …

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