SOLAS Weight verification – How and where to accommodate container weighing

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ICHCA International Conference 2016  |  29 Feb – 2 Mar 2016  |  Barcelona, Spain

Join your peers at the only international event bringing all the stakeholders together to foster best practice in safe container and cargo operations.

SOLAS VGM & CONTAINER SUPPLY CHAIN SAFETY: NEW RULES, NEW REALITIES, NEW SHARED RESPONSIBILITIES

Amid concerns that many shippers will not be compliant, the impending SOLAS Regulations will take high focus at the conference

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

The practicalities of new container weighing regulations will be discussed. Topics of discussion will include:

  • Options for weighing containers at ports, shippers’ premises and packing houses
  • New technology available for container weighing

Joining us for the discussion

Avery Weigh-Tronix 
Stewart Campbell, Divisional Manager – Logistics
Contshipitalia Group
Danielle Ciulli, Health and Safety, Security, Quality and Environment
Port of Barcelona
Lluís París, Commercial Manager
Strainstall
Darren Snow,  Business Development Manager
Conductix-Wampfler
Beat Zwygart Manager, LASSTEC Container Weighing Systems
Olitek
Mason Kratz Efficient Logistics Specialist

FEATURED TOPICS

Quantifying the major causes of containerised cargo incidents – seek first to understand

Maersk Line 
Uffe Ernst-Fredricksen, Head of Cargo Management

Container safety as a shared responsibility – identifying and addressing avoidable risks

TT Club
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director

The legislative route to mandatory container weight verification 

International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Joseph Westwood-Booth, Senior Deputy Director, Sub-Division for Marine Technology and Cargoes, Maritime Safety Division

Legal, contractual and commercial implications of SOLAS VGM: what shippers, carriers, ports, forwarders and hauliers need to be considering now

Holman Fenwick Willan
Matthew Gore, Senior Associate

As an accredited NGO to IMO and other UN agencies, ICHCA works to monitor and contribute to the regulations and guidelines that impact cargo handling and movement worldwide. To find out more about our work, please get in touch:

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