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Consultation is now being undertaken on the implementation of SOLAS Regulation VI/2 in New Zealand law. The amended Regulation VI/2 will require shippers to provide a verified gross mass for packed export containers. The consultation documents can be found at this link:


Please refer to pages 13 and 14 for the draft rule amendments. The draft rules should be read in conjunction with the draft Advisory Circular accompanying this consultation document. Also attached are the amended SOLAS text and the IMO guidelines accompanying the amendments.

The deadline for making comments on the Various SOLAS-related Amendments 2016 is 5pm Friday 11  March.



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