Container weighing services



  • Since 1 July the Port of Felixstowe has
    provided a bespoke container
    weighing solution for UK shippers
  • No change to operating
    procedures for containers arriving
    by rail or road
  • Fully compliant with SOLAS
    requirements as regulated in the UK
    by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency
  • Continuity of supply chain is ensured


Port of Felixstowe provides
a Container Weighing solution
to help shippers meet updated
SOLAS regulations

The Port of Felixstowe was the first to announce that it will offer container weighing services, to ensure UK shippers are able to comply with the new international regulations. 

Since 1st of July 2016 every laden export container has been required to have a verified weight before being loaded onto a vessel. We have developed a bespoke solution that is best for our customers, ensuring a seamless continuity in your supply chain, and which provides a fully compliant and verified container weighing service with no change to operational processes for containers arriving either by rail or road.

Our weighing equipment is fully compliant with SOLAS requirements as regulated in the UK by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.



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thumb-6.jpgMCA Guidance Note - MGN534
Guidance on the implementation of the SOLAS VI Regulation 2 amendment requiring the verification of the gross mass of packed containers