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Container Weight FAQ

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Q: Who is responsible for tare mass of containers?

A: In relation to the Method 2 process, shippers are required to use the tare mass of the container as marked on the container door or provided by the container operator. However, the responsibility for the tare mass remains solely with the container owner/operator, in accordance with the International Convention for Safe Containers, 1972 (CSC) as amended.


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