Meet the Innovation in Safety Award Entrants: KALP GMBH – AUTOMATIC LASHING PLATFORM
In the countdown to this year’s Innovation in Safety Award Ceremony we are sharing each of the entries that we received. Whilst there can only be one winner of the award itself, the wide range of entries means that there are ideas that will appeal to different readers directly or may be the inspiration for your own next step change for safety.
We will introduce you all to all of the entries before the Award Ceremony on 23 February.
Today’s entry is:
KALP GMBH – AUTOMATIC LASHING PLATFORM
Even in the most modern container terminals, twistlocks and stackers are still removed from or inserted into container corners by hand. And this despite the fact that the manual lashing process has long been identified as one of the last major safety risks in terms of work safety.
The ALP (Automatic Lashing Platform) is the only system on the market that can insert and remove twistlocks and stackers fully automatically, eliminating the need for personnel to work nearby or under suspended loads. The ALP operates independently of external power supply through an internal hydraulic system that utilizes the weight of the container and spreader. It has magazines that store over 1,000 twistlocks or 2,000 stackers (depending on sizing). This is equivalent to a bay of a Triple-E Class container ship.
The ALP can also be monitored and operated from a safe distance by integrating it into the terminal’s own network and the corresponding integration software, or by using a handheld device.
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We are thrilled to invite you to join us in-person or virtually on Thursday 23 February 2023 | 3:30pm (GMT) as we announce the winner of the 2022 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award!
This event sees the celebration of creative health and safety professionals throughout the cargo industry. The submissions this year have ranged from the digitalisation of processes and improvement of physical safety to fire prevention and data monitoring.
During the hybrid ceremony you will hear from our keynote speaker, Morten Engelstoft, a panel made up of innovators, operators and industry professionals discussing safety concerns, industry developments and barriers to adoption. Our shortlisted entrants will present their entries so you can get a taste of the vast array of safety innovation taking place in the transport and logistics industry, before the winner is announced.
So, which demonstrated the greatest improvement in safety for cargo handling and transport and showed the greatest potential for widespread adoption? Join us free to find out!
This is a hybrid event hosted in London.
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Keynote Speaker: Morten Engelstoft
We are delighted that experienced CEO and board member, Morten Engelstoft will be joining us as this year’s keynote speaker.
After 6 years as CEO of APM Terminals (a previous winning entrant) as well as almost 36 years at Maersk, we are excited to welcome Morten to outline his experience of the importance of safe and secure operations as well as present the award to the winning entry.
If you have any questions about the event, please don’t hesitate to get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
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