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Flat Rack with Cargo on Timber Frame

On this occasion the problem was the fiber glass hardtops were the large volume items but could not have any cargo stacked on top of them, our solution was to pack the remaining cargo on the deck and build a timber frame for the hard tops to travel on top and level. As a standard…

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Mobile weighing system launched

Mobile weighing system launched

As the industry gears up for the July 1 deadline for the mandatory weighing of containers, Cape Crating has announced that it will be offering a mobile weighing system that can be operated at customers’ premises. In terms of the new Solas regulations, which places the onus for the supply of correct weight certification on…

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Auction Items

Auction Items

Cargo Handling Specialists supports the SATS General Botha Old Boys Association Bursary Fund. We ask the public to please support them too by making a bid towards one of the items on aution. Cargohs will donate by packaging any of the items sold at no charge. Should you wish to place a bid, kindly respond to…

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Solas customer letter Transhipments and containers in stack

Solas customer letter Transhipments and containers in stack

Mandatory verification of gross mass (VGM) of containers: the application of the transhipment cut over period   The International Maritime Organisation has adopted amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention in November 2014. These amendments required mandatory verification of a container’s Verified Gross Mass (VGM), which entailed verification of container weights before…

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