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Thinking of entering…. Check out previous winners of the TT Club Innovation in Safety Award

Entries are now coming in for the 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award. You are also invited to make a submission, anyone involved in cargo logistics who can show a demonstrable improvement to safety is welcome to make an application. ICHCA International, the global cargo handling association, has opened the 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, which aims to highlight the importance of safe [...]

ICHCA In The News – Press Clippings (September 2021)

Click Here to read articles from the following sources about ICHCA , collated by Portcare International. American Journal of Transportation Daily Cargo News Sailor News Maritime Shipping News SeaNews FerPress Genova 24 Handy Shipping Guide Hellenic Shipping News Il Nautilus InforMare Informazion Marittime L’Informatore Navale Liguria 24 Liguria Biz Journal The Medi Telegrap SeaReporter Ship2Shore [...]

Save The Date: ICHCA Technical Panel – 28 October 2021 at 14:00 BST – All Welcome…

The ICHCA Technical Panel meeting will be held on 28 October 2021 at 14:00 BST.  We can confirm the meeting is open to the Technical Panel Members, ICHCA International Members and anyone else who would like to join the meeting. The report (ITP83) from the previous meeting is attached for your information.   If you are interested in becoming a member of ICHCA, are already a member and would li [...]

Event: Lifting and Safety in Ports and Maritime

Join us at the Lifting and Safety in Ports and Maritime event! 26 October 2021, 10am – 12pm (BST) via Zoom Richard Steele from ICHCA will be speaking alongside PD Ports and LEEA, delving into safety issues surrounding work around ports and maritime organisations. This is free to attend, open to anyone who works in the ‘wet logistics’ industry and it’s a great opportunity for knowledge to be shared [...]

International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) online event to mark the 2021 World Maritime Day on Thursday, 30 September 2021

World Maritime Day is an official United Nations international observance which takes place every year at the end of September. It is organized by IMO and aims to increase awareness on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment, and annually emphasizes a particular theme relevant to IMO's work, which for 2021 is Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future. To a [...]

A Joint Evening Lecture: Liquified Gas – Marine Supply Chain Options

A joint Evening Lecture presented by The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology will be held on HQS Wellington on  Monday 4 October 2021, 17:30 for 18:15.  There is an option to joint by video conference: https://www.hcmm.org.uk/events.html   For further information please Click Here [...]

Member Benefit Spotlight: Events

Today's Member Benefit Spotlight: Attend events and working groups designed for the industry. Hear from leading voices in cargo handling, create new guidance with peers. Help set standards. Participate at international meetings, get involved in projects that impact our industry. For information on the ICHCA Technical Panel follow the link: https://ichca.com/technical-panel For news and events foll [...]

International Recognition for YOUR health and safety innovation – Calling for submissions for 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award

ICHCA International has opened the 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award and invites submissions from anyone involved in cargo logistics who can show a demonstrable improvement to safety ICHCA International, the global cargo handling association, has opened the 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, which aims to highlight the importance of safety at a time of increased operational demands on [...]

ICHCA In The News – Press Clippings (August 2021)

Click Here to read articles from the following sources about ICHCA , collated by Portcare International. Assafina Hellenic Shipping News International Shipping News Maritime Shipping News SeaNews Freight Business Journal Logistics Middle East Maritime Advocate Port Strategy World Cargo News AirCargo Asia Pacific American Journal of Transportation Blue Economy Egypt Bunker Ports News Worldwide Cypr [...]

Press Release: Industry Bodies Joint Initiative to Tackle Safety of Dangerous Goods Storage & Transport

Industry Bodies Joint Initiative to Tackle Safety of Dangerous Goods Storage & Transport Container ship fires and explosions in port storage facilities continue to be the result of poorly packed and misdeclared hazardous materials as they move through the global supply chain. A MOU recently signed by two influential industry bodies, ICHCA International and IVODGA adds impetus to disseminating [...]

ICHCA Insights – September 2021: Welcome to the New Look ICHCA Insights Newsletter

Welcome to the new look ICHCA Insights newsletter.  We recognise that your time is at a premium and ICHCA Insights will provide your ICHCA activity update in a more frequent, manageable, monthly digest.  We are keen to hear from you about what is going on in your business when it comes to health and safety.  A vital part of what we do is to leverage hard won practical experience, knowledge and und [...]

Press Release: Cargo Integrity Group to launch its CTU Code Quick Guide in Italian at Genoa Shipping Week

The Cargo Integrity Group (CIG) receives the support of Bureau International Containers (BIC) and Centro Internazionale Studi Containers (C.I.S.Co) in publishing its Quick Guide to the CTU Code, and the accompanying Container Packing Check List, in Italian.  The official launch of the documents will occur during Genoa Shipping Week (4th–10th October). Continuing its mission to encourage the greate [...]

Publication Spotlight: BP25 – An Illustrated Guide to Container Marking Codes

Today's Publication Spotlight: BP25 - An Illustrated Guide to Container Marking Codes A container type and size is depicted by the series of numbers in the upper right hand corner of the container’s right hand door. Of course if the container was right in front of you, the size and type could be ascertained by just walking around it. However, as most of the time there is only a manifest, other shi [...]

Press Release: ICHCA invites submissions for 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award

ICHCA International has opened the 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award and invites submissions from anyone involved in cargo logistics who can show a demonstrable improvement to safety ICHCA International, the global cargo handling association, has opened the 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award, which aims to highlight the importance of safety at a time of increased operational demands on [...]

JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT – On behalf of Container Owners Association, Global Shippers Forum, ICHCA International, TT Club, World Shipping Council: CTU Code Quick Guide now available in all six official IMO languages

In striving for greater awareness and usage of the CTU Code in order to improve safety in the intermodal supply chain, the Cargo Integrity Group (CIG) has published its Quick Guide to the Code, and its accompanying Container Packing Checklist, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. The five organisations that are collaborating in CIG are dedicated to achieving greater levels of [...]

Events: Upcoming virtual events being co-promoted by Navigating a Changing Climate & PIANC

Details for two upcoming virtual events being co-promoted by Navigating a Changing Climate and PIANC can be found here   Assessing Resilience: Case Studies and a Path Forward for the Marine and Inland Waterborne Transportation System.  August 26th, 0900-1030 EST (1500-1630 hours CET).  To participate, contact Katherine.F.Chambers@usace.army.mil   Working with Nature for Climate-Resilient [...]

Publication Spotlight: Safe Handling and Operation of Platform Flats

Today’s Publication Spotlight: Safe Handling and Operation of Platform Flats This Briefing Pamphlet provides detailed information concerning the loading and securing of cargoes on platform flats and flatrack containers, which are generally used to carry oversize or project cargoes that cannot be packed into standard box type ISO freight containers. It also details the various types of units that a [...]

Press Release – ICHCA and TOC Agreement on Enhanced Industry Communication

ICHCA International, the global cargo handling association and leading event organiser serving the port and terminals sector, TOC Events have finalised an agreement aimed at greater communication and interaction within the industry in the post-pandemic era. To find out more click here: https://ichca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/210819-ICHCA-TOC-MOU-FINAL-2.pdf    [...]

Containership Fires – A Joint Evening Lecture

A Joint Evening Lecture presented by BACS on Containership Fires will be held on HQS Wellington on 6 Sept 2021, there is an option to join by video conferencing. Please follow the link for further info: . To find out more click here: https://ichca.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/202109_JIM_Flyer_Sep21_BACS_BoxShipFires.pdfhttps://ichca.com/technical-advisory-service   [...]

Member Benefit Spotlight: Technical Advisory Service

Member Benefit Spotlight: a unique Technical Advisory Service providing our members with a trusted source of information on cargo handling practice, policy and regulations. Our panel of technical experts have a wealth of experience and knowledge to draw from. To find out more click here: https://ichca.com/technical-advisory-service   [...]

Publication Spotlight: IMDG Code, 9th Edition

Today’s Publication Spotlight: IMDG Code, 9thEdition – ICHCA Briefing Pamphlet. https://ichca.com/download/bp3  - Our unique, world class, library of bespoke cargo handling publications is built from global expert knowledge & experience. Practical guidance created for industry, by industry, keeping workers safe.   [...]

ICHCA and TT Club Collaborate in the Return of the Innovation in Safety Award

ICHCA International, the global cargo handling association, with the support of international freight transport insurer, is once more hosting the TT Club Innovation in Safety Award after a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic. Click Here to read the full article Click Here to view our list of previous Innovation In Safety Awards. [...]

ICHCA In The News – Press Clippings (July 2021)

Click Here to read articles from the following sources about ICHCA , collated by Portcare International. Air Cargo Week Assafina Container Management The Exporter Hellenic Shipping News International Institute of Marine Surveying International Marine News International Trade Magazine Lloyd’s List Loadstar Logistics.ru New Zealand Shipping Gazette PortNews Nigeria PortNews.ru Safety4Sea SeaNews Sea [...]

Member Benefit Spotlight: Exis Technologies – eLearning IMDG Code eLearning Amendment 40-20

IMDG Code e-learning Amendment 40-20 is cost-effective, high quality online training that complies with the mandatory training requirements in Chapter 1.3 of the IMDG Code. There are several levels of training available – dangerous Goods Awareness Multimodal, function specific role related, Advanced and Refresher. Training and assessment is 100% online and there is a course completion certificate. [...]

Publication Spotlight: Collision Prevention at Ports & Terminals

This week’s spotlight: Collision Prevention at Ports & Terminals. Our unique, world class, library of bespoke cargo handling publications is built from global expert knowledge & experience. Practical guidance for industry, by industry, keeping workers safe. https://ichca.com/download/gs10 [...]

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