Statement on postponement of ICHCA Spring Meeting 2020

Following close monitoring of the recent rapid global developments on the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, and discussions with the board of ICHCA, it has been decided to postpone the planned ICHCA / HSE workshop and attendant meetings scheduled to take place in Buxton   This decision has not be [...]

March 12th, 2020|

2019 – a busy year for ICHCA

The year passed so quickly, looking back it is hard to contemplate the activities undertaken on behalf of, or with our membership. Members who regularly read this newsletter will be aware of some of these activities, but here I will summarise the key highlights. IMO Much activity took place at the I [...]

January 14th, 2020|

Quay Cranes Minimum Safety Features Updated

Three industry bodies have produced Revision 1 of their Recommended Minimum Safety Features for Quay Container Cranes.  Experts from international freight transport insurers, TT Club, together with cargo handling industry experts ICHCA and PEMA recommend minimum standard safety features to promote s [...]

November 20th, 2019|

IMO and ICHCA engagement from the Head of ICHCA International

    ICHCA has been an NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation in Consultation) with the IMO (International Maritime Organization) for over 50 years, most of our 66-year history. NGO status is much treasured, and many new international trade and associated organisations have tried to obtain it w [...]

September 5th, 2019|

October 2019: ICHCA at FIATA World Congress 2019

FIATA is the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations. In proud partnership with SAAFF, the South African Association of Freight Forwarders, FIATA will host its 2019 World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. Held annually, the FIATA World Congress brings together the freight forw [...]

August 12th, 2019|

ICHCA will be supporting the Bulk Terminals 2019 conference

The only event aimed at the whole Bulk Terminals Industry   Organised by the Association of Bulk Terminals Operators the event will take place on 8-9 October 2019 at the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre. With operator case studies, a workshop and panel of expert speakers providing insight, [...]

August 7th, 2019|

Roundtable of Port Organisations to pool resources

New Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) also joins Roundtable meeting in London to discuss cooperation throughout the entire seaborne supply chain. Attending the recent Roundtable meeting of port organisations in London (top L-R): Nick Cutmore, Secretary General IMPA (pi [...]

October 25th, 2018|