Technical Panel

ICHCA’s Technical Panel represents a formidable body of expertise in cargo handling safety, legislation and operational best practice.

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

What ICHCA’s Technical Panel does

  • Meets twice a year in various global locations
  • Discusses key industry challenges and shares information
  • Agrees initiatives and positions
  • Authors publications and guidelines
  • Plays a crucial role in ICHCA’s liason and lobbying work at IMO & other bodies

How ICHCA Members can get involved

  • Reports, documents and presentations from Technical Panel Meetings are available to ICHCA Members in the Members Area
  • Members are welcome to attend Technical Panel Meetings as observers
  • Members can apply to become a Member of the Technical Panel by writing to tech.advisor@ichca.com

Technical Panel Working Groups

Latest News

Technical Panel Executive Members

ITP Chair & Chair, 

SCIART WG

Bill Brassington
Director
ETS Consulting

Deputy Chair & Chair,

Digital & Innovation WG

Stephan Stiehler
Independent Consultant
Stiehler Consulting

Deputy Chair & Chair,

Straddle Carrier Safety WG

Cedric Rousseau
QSSE Terminals Manager
CMA CGM

Chief Executive Officer – ICHCA International

Richard Steele

Chair of the Working Groups

Chair & Chair,

SCIART WG

Bill Brassington
Director
ETS Consulting

Deputy Chair & Chair,

Digital & Innovation WG

Stephan Stiehler
Independent Consultant
Stiehler Consulting

Deputy Chair & Chair,

Straddle Carrier Safety WG

Cedric Rousseau
QSSE Terminals Manager
CMA CGM

Chair, Dangerous Goods WG

Les Richings
Managing Director
LRT Ltd Dangerous Goods Consultancy and Training

Chair, Dry Bulk Cargoes WG

Javier Quintero Saavedra
Head of HSE of Terminales
Maritimos de Galicia