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Shippers: Make sure you tick, and weigh, all the boxes

Shippers: Make sure you tick, and weigh, all the boxes

News   •   Jun 30, 2016 22:00 GMT

The new international box weighing rules for ocean freight are now in effect, stipulating that shippers of a packed container are responsible for determining and declaring the verified gross mass (VGM) per container prior to defined cut-off times. This brand-new infographic illustrates the process shippers have to follow, and explains how to determine VGM and submit the data to Panalpina.

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72 hours at each port

72 hours at each port

Blog posts   •   Jul 05, 2017 09:00 GMT

Between December 2015 and June 2016, the Glen Lyon traveled 15,600 nautical miles in total, traveling at an average speed of 6.4 knots first from South Korea to Norway and then onwards to its permanent location west of the Shetland Islands. Panalpina assisted BP with the tow of the FPSO Glen Lyon by taking charge of responsibilities such as material management, husbandry and ship agency services.

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The route of the Glen Lyon

The route of the Glen Lyon

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Airlift with 10 tech stops

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How to tick – and weigh – all the boxes (VGM)

The new international box weighing rules for ocean freight are now in effect, stipulating that shippers of a packed container are responsible for determining and declaring the verified gross mass (VGM) per container prior to defined cut-off times. This infographic illustrates the process shippers have to follow, and explains how to determine VGM and submit the data to Panalpina.