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Our export to Norway ran with out any hiccups, RW Freight Services collected when they said they would and I was kept well imformed on the staus of my shipment.

Norway Export Shipping
78707

Never had any complaints in the time we have been using R W Freight Services.

Norway Export Freight
7595

Good China Import service provided by RW Freight. Quick response and competitive quotes. Always kept up to date with information. Good overall service.

China Import Shipping
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SOLAS is the short-hand for the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea.

It is an international maritime treaty which requires countries to ensure that ships flagged by them comply with minimum safety standards in construction, equipment and operation.

The up to date version is maintained by the International Maritime Organisation.

Under SOLAS VI regulations effective from 1st July 2016 every shipping container will be required to have a VGM – Verified Gross Mass, which is made up of the weight of all the cargo and packaging in the container, plus the weight of the container itself.

The MCA – Maritime Coastguard Agency administer method 2 approval applications to verify VGM as a ‘Verified Weigher’

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