Government approval status
- The new regulation is applied for shipment export from Taiwan.
- Please visit the website of Maritime and Port Bureau, MOTC for the guideline of the implementation of the Verified Gross Mass of a container in Taiwan and other details
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
- Container number
- VGM + unit (kgs or lbs)
- Weighing Date
- Authorized person’s signatory (VGM provider)
- Responsible party Name, address and phone number (Shipper name in OBL)
- Weighing Method (1 or 2)
The declaration shall consist of the content requested by Maritime and Port Bureau, MOTC, please visit their website for details.
How to submit your VGM instructions to MSC
By either of the following:
- myMSC ( need to register first before submitting VGM data )
- INTTRA / GT NEXUS/ Cargo Smart/ Magic Hand
- Email – firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject Header of the Email, please indicate as : <Submit VGM – Loading vessel name & Voyage – MSC assigned Booking Number>.
Deadlines for sending your VGM instructions
Same as local CY Closing.
Admin Fees and costs
- MSC Taiwan encourages clients to submit VGM via myMSC website.
- There are no administration charges imposed by MSC for the moment. Should there be new information, we will share with you.
- Should there be any charges levied by 3rd party or by MSC, incurred as a result of NO VGM received timely, will be for shipper’s account.
- For Part-Load shipments – instances where there are multiple Shippers consolidating their cargo in the same container. Please appoint 1 of the Shipper to submit VGM per container to MSC.
- VGM cut-off information is available on the Booking Confirmation Form & MSC.com
- Amendments of VGM information are allowed before the assigned deadline.
- Our service terminals can provide weighing for Method 1. Please liaise with local respective terminals if needed.
Additional reading resource
- Customer Service Team
- Telephone: + 886 2 7707 8222 #72
- Email: email@example.com