Government approval status
Dirección General del Territorio Maritimo y Marina Mercante (DIRECTEMAR) is responsible in Chile of implement the VGM procedures.
5% of tolerance for any commodity / 10% of tolerance for live/organic commodities.
Containers / cargo must be weighing on scales duly certificated by laboratories authorized by INN this information for Chilean shippers will be available at: www.INN.cl.
At all Chilean Terminals, they will not accept containers inside of stacking without VGM.
In case shipper require in web page of DIRECTEMAR is available a form to submit the VGM information of container to obtain a certificate.
What to include in your VGM instructions
The following items are mandatory and must be on all VGM instructions:
Booking or Bill of Lading number
VGM + unit
Authorized person’s signatory (submitter of the VGM who may be authorized to act on behalf of shippers
Responsible party Name
How to submit your VGM instructions
Deadlines for sending your VGM instructions
At cargo gate cut off (End of Stacking) according port / service / vessel.
Admin Fees and costs
Due to VGM is under shipper responsibility all costs generated by no information will be under shipper account.
Chilean terminals will be available to weigh and verify the VGM for shippers that will require.
For containers from other countries Chilean local authority will consider the VGM certified in origin.
Please contact with your sales executive + 56 2272 91000