1100 - 05/16 – VGM Amendment to SOLAS - Latest Advice - Worldwide
The IMO has issued a Circular to all Member States and the transport industry this week in order to assist the implementation of the VGM amendment to SOLAS, which comes into effect on 1 July.
Importantly, governments have also been urged to engage with the industry in their jurisdictions to assist with compliance and to share best practice with other national authorities.
Members can read the full circular here.
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