• Welcome to ICHCA International





  • Representing the global cargo
    handling industry since 1952




About ICHCA International

ICHCA International provides a focal point for informing, educating, networking, shaping and sharing industry views to help improve cargo handling throughout international supply chains.

Our privileged non-government organisation status enables us to represent our members, and the cargo handling industry at large, in front of national and international agencies and regulatory bodies.

Membership

Join a unique cross-sector NGO dedicated to advancing safety and operational best practice in cargo handling chains worldwide.
“The value I see from ICHCA membership is the industry experience and resource materials, which are invaluable. The network of industry related participants is also wonderful.”
“I enjoy the networking with people from all over the world. Many problems can be solved easily by contacting one of the members.”
Members enjoy many exclusive benefits including:

  • Access to all ICHCA Publications and discounted rates on all IMO and ILO Publications
  • Access to one-to-one Technical Advice
  • Unlimited opportunities to attend IMO sessions
  • Discounted rates to all ICHCA events
  • Discounted training courses including on IMDG Code compliance and proper CTU packing
  • Unique cross-sector networking opportunities – getting all stakeholders round the table to resolve together issues that affect business for everyone in the cargo chain

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All ICHCA Members may attend IMO meetings and all ICHCA Members receive 15% off IMO publications

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Cargo Handling Voice is ICHCA International’s monthly global digest of industry, policy and regulatory developments related to safety, security, sustainability and efficiency in cargo handling across all transport modes and nodes.

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Issues

As the leading NGO for the global cargo handling industry, ICHCA works closely with IMO, ILO, UNECE and other UN bodies to develop the new Code of Practice for the Packing of CTUs.

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Publications

ICHCA International produces a range of specialist publications related to cargo handling safety, security, sustainability, efficiency and legislative compliance.

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Technical Panel

ICHCA’s Technical Panel brings together experienced practitioners, legislators, consultants and other interested parties to debate and develop good practice in cargo handling worldwide.

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