August 15, 2017

IMO: Verification of the gross mass of a packed container

Introduction The consequences of misdeclaring the gross mass of a packed container can be far-reaching.  Should a discrepancy between the declared gross mass and the actual […]
August 11, 2017

Over a Year On, How is the Weighing of Export Freight Containers Progressing?

The Global VGM Standards Should be Universal – but are they? WORLDWIDE – Over a year ago we saw the introduction of compulsory declarations of gross […]
July 28, 2017

ABS to collaborate on autonomous cargo ship project

The classification and technical services provider has joined the Unmanned Cargo Ship Development Alliance. ABS will work with industry partners, including class organisations, shipyards, equipment manufacturers […]
July 28, 2017

We’ll tackle illegal migration – Ghana

President Akufo-Addo of Ghana has said that the government is committed to finding solutions to illegal migration, to facilitate the safe return and re-integration of Ghanaians caught […]