As of July 1, 2016, the SOLAS regulation, effective as a global law, prohibits the loading of a packed container in absence of the VGM. This applies to all packed containers that are to be loaded onto a vessel under the SOLAS regulation in international maritime transport. Find out more about how the regulations affect you as a shipper or as a terminal.
With our VGM solution, you can easily submit your VGM data online to Hapag-Lloyd. Our online solution supports transmitting VGM data for up to five containers at a time. When the mandatory details are entered (booking number, container number, verified weight, weight unit, verification signature, and the shipping company), you can submit them using the “Save” button.
A pre-validation check is available via the "Validate Containers" function.
Easily display tare details from our system if you do not have them at hand.
Secured data view for your organization.
Hapag-Lloyd’s VGM Excel Template is an easy solution to submit VGM information via email. It is especially suitable when sending VGM information for recurring business cases.
As a security measure, we will only accept VGM Excel files from email addresses registered with our online business.
Therefore, in order to use the VGM Excel template, please register with our Online Business. When returning filled-in VGM Excel files, please only use the registered email address.
Detailed step-by-step instructions on how to use the VGM Excel Template can be found in the User Guide for VGM, which can be downloaded below.
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