What is Solas/VGM (Verified Gross Mass)?

Guidelines for determining the verified gross mass of freight containers.

There are 2 methods for calculating the gross mass:

Method 1: Weighing the packed and sealed container

Method 2: Weighing all the individual packages and cargo (incl. pallets, stowage materials) and adding the tare weight of the container to obtain a total weight

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