Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea
Every agent of Atlas Line needs to communicate with his shippers in relation with the SOLAS rules and regulations, but also in securing the Verified Gross Mass (VMG). Same is compulsory because on the Atlas Line house bills of lading your company will be shown as the Agent and Atlas Line as the Shipper.
In view of the current legislation in this vital process, the Atlas Line agents will need to apply additional procedures to secure information as early as possible while confirming to the actual shippers their liability with respect to the provided information.
Shippers must acknowledges that it is required to provide verified weights obtained on calibrated, certified equipment of all cargo that is to be tendered to shipping lines and carriers.