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Modern Terminals Ports Ready for IMO SOLAS Launch

26 May 2016

Modern Terminals Limited today (26 May 2016) confirmed its preparedness for IMO SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) requirements which go into effect on July 1st 2016. All container terminals of the Company in Hong Kong and Mainland China are now fully equipped to provide container weighing services to our customers who need assistance. The Modern Terminals team has been working closely with shippers, carriers, and truckers to ensure a smooth process is in place upon SOLAS VGM go live in July.

Peter J. Levesque, Chief Operating Officer of Modern Terminals’ Group, said: “We are pleased to be able to offer VGM services to our customers across our business units in Hong Kong and China, and we continue to work closely with local government authorities to ensure a smooth and effective transition for customers in meeting SOLAS requirements.”