Our Deadlines and Loading List

To find out our policy areas of action on the Closing Dates assigned to carriers we deal with, as well as our requirements regarding VGM, please read the various documents available on this subject (as of 1 July, 2016).

Download Closing Dates & VGM

VGM - Weighing of Containers

In accordance with the new requirements of the SOLAS convention, the verification of the weight of containers has become a mandatory international regulation as of 1 July 2016. It is now mandatory to provide the VGM of the container to the captain of the vessel prior to the establishment of the loading plan. Please check our documents in order to find out the required procedures.

Download GMP Communication Container Weighing (on 1 July 2016)

Download SOLAS VGM at GMP

Download GMP - Questions/ Answers SOLAS VGM

Download Integration of Verified Gross Mass

Download Verified Gross Declaration

Container Late Arrival

We set up a function in the NAVIS system allowing us to manage exceptional cases of containers in Late Arrival, by billing for a LAF (Late Arrival Fee). This flexibility remains subject to the agreement of the Terminal Manager.

Concerning the management of Late Arrival requests, we have drawn up a standard form that must be sent by e-mail to: latearrival@gmportuaire.fr

Download GMP - Container Late Arrival Form 


For the full List of our Reserve Codes in the event of damage to containers, please see the document below. This form should be sent by e-mail to: claims@gmportuaire.fr

Download GMP - List of Reserved Codes 

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Réglementation VGM

Suite aux nouvelles exigences de la convention SOLAS, la vérification du poids des conteneurs devient une réglementation internationale obligatoire dès le 1er juillet 2016.

Il est désormais obligatoire de fournir la VGM du conteneur au capitaine du navire avant l'établissement du plan de chargement.