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  1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its ninety-third session (14 to 23 May 2014), having considered the proposal by the Sub-Committee on Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargoes and Containers, at its eighteenth session (16 to 20 September 2013), approved the Guidelines regarding the verified gross mass of a container carrying cargo, as set out in the annex.

  2 The Guidelines are intended to establish a common approach for the implementation and enforcement of the SOLAS requirements regarding the verification of the gross mass of packed containers.

  3 Member Governments are invited to bring the annexed Guidelines to the attention of all parties concerned.

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