We are soliciting your help & comments with the following VGM SOLAS enhancement being incorporated in OASIS & oasis-web.
A. We have added in OASIS [ A - pre-production BUT not ready for release currently] the following new Fields in the Equipment / Container Record:
Additionally in oasis-web a [pre-production] menu item under Transactions => Booking Solas VGM has been designed. It filters only Ocean Transactions.
TO : OASIS Sites
FM : firstname.lastname@example.org
Ref: OCEMA and Six East & Gulf Coast Ports To Develop Common Terminal Weighing Approach to VGM Posted on: June 15, 2016
"Washington, D.C.– The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association (“OCEMA”) have joined with six major East and Gulf coast ports, including the South Carolina Ports Authority, Georgia Ports Authority, North Carolina State Ports Authority, the Port of Houston Authority, The Port of Virginia, and the Massachusetts Port Authority, to develop a common streamlined “Terminal Weighing Approach” to providing verified gross mass (“VGM”) at port locations. OCEMA and the Ports have filed an agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission with regard to the cooperative effort."
Full link on information link:
On April 12th we sent out an email with a link to a JOC news article dealing with INTTRA eVGM and CargoSmart VGM platform solution.
We have received multiple emails commenting on these initiatives. Subsequently we made contact with our INTTRA contacts trying to determine just exactly it is our clients would or us as a software development company could do to be part of this effort.
04/12/2016 Melco Group International, Inc. automated email information release to all OASIS client sites dealing with SOLAS information
01/27/2016 Melco Group International, Inc. automated email information release to all OASIS client sites.
JOC Article Dealing wih SOLAS issues.
11/11/2015 Melco Group International, Inc. automated email information release to all OASIS client sites dealing with SOLAS information