Port of Jacksonville’s terminals offer to weigh containers to comply with new rules

The Port of Jacksonville announced that JAXPORT terminal operators have advised that they are ready to help shippers handle all new international container weight verification requirements while maintaining regular, efficient cargo operations and service.

The Port says ocean carriers are invited to check with their contracted marine terminal operators for further details.

Container shippers will have to comply with new container weight verification rules which go into effect July 1, 2016 as part of the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).

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