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The Star class ro-pax vessel and smaller ro-ro vessel at the Vuosaari Harbour. Soon to be fully loaded with trailers.

Cargo safety

Collection of instructions and guidelines about cargo safety and related regulations. Please contact our sales and customer service representatives in case you want to know more.

Cargo securing in cargo transport units

The responsibility for securing and supporting the cargo inside the unit lies mainly with the shipper.

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IMDG Code Amendment 39-18

IMDG code Amendment 39-18 entered into force on 1 January 2019.

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Marking dangerous goods units

Cargo transport units containing IMDG classified cargo (according to the IMDG Code) shall have appropriate IMDG placards and markings for the sea voyage and the proper shipping name and the UN number shall be displayed when required.

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Securing of road vehicles on ro-ro vessels

In accordance with the requirements for safe sea transportation, road vehiclesto be carried on ro-ro vessels must have sufficient appropriate lashing points for securing units on ship’s deck.

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VGM, Verified Gross Mass of containers required

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention to require that a packed container’s gross weight is verified by weighing before the container can be loaded on board a vessel.

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