38 Notification Verified Gross Mass

One portal for all your VGM notifications.


  • One-stop-shop for all your VGM notifications
  • Port independent
  • Comply with all your obligations in a flash – saving you a significant amount of time and effort

This service allows you to easily comply with the legislative requirement of submitting the verified gross mass (VGM) of export containers to the shipping company before the containers are loaded onto a sea-going vessel. You have a single gateway and do not need to visit multiple shipping company websites. You can use our service for the following shipping companies:

• COSCO Shipping Lines
• Evergreen Shipping
• Hamburg Süd
• Hapag-Lloyd
• Hyundai Merchant Marine
• Maersk Line
• MSC*
• SAF Marine
• Seago Line
• W.E.C. Lines
• Yang Ming*

How it works

For every booking, you will submit the weight of each container and the weighing method, along with a few basic details. Then select the applicable shipping company and submit your notification. An overview screen will show you the status of your notification. The shipping companies which do not send a response confirming acceptance are marked *.

The service Notification Verified Gross Mass is a major time-saver and is available at an attractive price. Our Sales department would be happy to provide you with a specific price quote. Call +31 (0)88 625 25 00 or send an e-mail to sales@portbase.com. Portbase is a non-profit organisation.

Here’s how you connect!

For this service, our partners in the logistical chain have established additional requirements of their own. Click here to learn what you will need to do before you can use our service.

For questions

+31 (0)88 625 25 34


Are you already a customer and do you have questions about using this service? Go to support.


For cargo type

  • Containers

Available via

  • Web interface
  • Target groups
    • Forwarder
    • Exporter
    • Shipbroker, Shipping company