MSC Trinidad and Tobago has been helping customers to ship cargo to and from Trinidad and Tobago since 2002. Today, MSC is a leader in the Trinidad market.
Verified Gross Mass or VGM refers to the exact, verified weight of a packed container. For safety reasons, vessel operators can only load a container if its weight has been verified.
In line with SOLAS (Safety of Lives at Sea) regulations, all marine terminals in Trinidad and Tobago are now allowed to use their certified scales to record Verified Gross Mass (VGM) of shipments.
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?
Guidelines for submitting your VGM Instructions
MSC Administrative Fees and Costs
It is illegal to bring the following items into or out of Trinidad and Tobago.
Ammunition, Firearms, Weapons (without approval from the Commissioner of Police), Camouflage Clothing or Equipment, Automobiles over 6 years old – Commercial Use, Scrap Rubber, Trademark-Fraudulent Products, Coins/Currency of any Country, Fictitious Stamps, Dyes, Plates or Instruments, Obscene Prints, Paintings or Photos, Rat Poison Containing Arsenic, Saccharin (except to members of the Medical Board or lic. Druggists), Unrefined sugar, Toys (Resembling an Actual Firearm), Left-Hand Drive Vehicles (unless specifically approved), Honey.
Ammunition, Firearms, Weapons (without approval from the Commissioner of Police), Camouflage Clothing or Equipment, Trademark-Fraudulent Products, Coins/Currency of any Country, Fictitious Stamps, Dyes, Plates or Instruments, Toys (Resembling an Actual Firearm)
Ports and Terminals
MSC operates services to and from the following Trinidad ports.
|Port of Loading||Terminal 1|
|Port of Spain||Port of Port of Spain|
||Port of Point Lisas|