Environment & Security Series

The Environment Series concentrates on environmental considerations relating to cargo operations and cargo handling. The Security Series builds upon the ISPS Code of the IMO and the guidance given by the ILO on security aboard ships and in ports.

The papers in the Environment and Security Series are free to download for ICHCA members or can be purchased individually by non-members by contacting Helen Coffey: helen.coffey@ichca.com

ES1: The Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Waste

ES1: The Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Waste


This document is intended to brief terminal operators on the provisions of this important environmental international provision, what it means for terminals as they are offered relevant cargoes, what actions they should consider and what actions they may have to take. Date: 2011 (1st edition) | ISBN: 978-1-85330-038-7 ...




SS1: Supply Chain Security

SS1: Supply Chain Security


The document aims to define the principles of security in the supply chain and to guide all operators in the supply chain on how to enhance value through effective security implementation. It not only promotes good practice but also explains why security need not be seen as an unnecessary drain on resources and can actually provide a significant contribution to the bottom line. The document provides an overview of current security initiatives and technologies available to assist, but is centred on...