In line with SOLAS (Safety of Lives at Sea) regulations, all marine terminals in the USA are now allowed to use their certified scales to record Verified Gross Mass (VGM) of shipments. Download our USA VGM policy and terminal guidelines for more information.
What do I need to include in my VGM instructions?
You must include the following on all VGM instructions:
How can I submit my VGM instructions?
MSC administration on late VGM submission and misdeclaration
We impose Weight mis-declaration Penalty in the following cases:
Ports and terminals MSC operates services to and from the following terminals, with local teams in each location to support our customers.