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AccuWeigh Shipping Container Scales are AMSA compliant, and are suitable for verifying container weights in conjunction with the SOLAS legislation.

Verified Container Weighing

From 1 July 2016, new container weighing legislation comes into force which requires mandatory weighing of any container before it can be loaded onto a ship.

Although container weights have always had to be declared prior to shipping, under the forthcoming amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention, shippers will breaking the law if containers are loaded which don’t have a verified container weight.

Download our guide to find out who is responsible for verifying container weights, what weighing methods are allowed and practical considerations.

New Certified Container Weights Legislation from 1st July 2016

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AccuWeigh has a number of solutions that can assist, including:

AccuWeigh places a huge importance on testing and verifying all container weighing systems, Australia wide.