SMDG Recommendations

Recommendation # 01: Tier numbering for vessels capable of carrying 10 tiers or more on deck.

Recommendation # 02: Containers with non-ISO identification

Recommendation # 03: Use of COREOR and COPARN for container release

Recommendation # 04: It has been notified by SMDG Ocean carrier and terminal members that:

  • some vessels were still not updated with the proper version to read at least BAPLIE 2.2 containing VGM.
  • SMDG Ocean carrier require Terminals not yet capable to generate BAPLIE 2.2 to update their systems

All stakeholders are requested to upgrade their loading computers and Terminal Operating Sytems to BAPLIE 2.2 at least that contains VGM 

Recommendation # 05: It has been notified by SMDG Ocean carrier and terminal members that some stake holders are still not uptodate with VERMAS1.0 using still preliminary versions.

All stakeholders are requested to upgrade their systems when using VERMAS to VERMAS 1.0