Industry Sectors - Health and Safety


K Line Sends Emergency Vehicles to El Salvador

 24 Apr 2017     Carriers, Health and Safety, Shipping

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) is providing free ocean transportation of a fire engine and two ambulances donated by Japan Firefighters Association to the Republic of El Salvador

Norway First to Join HNS Shipping Treaty

 24 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

Norway has become the first country to become a contracting state to a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship

Los Angeles to Test Hydrogen Trucks

 24 Apr 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

A new feasibility study is to be launched by The Port of Los Angeles in mid-2017 in order to test automaker Toyota Motor North America’s zero-emission fuel cell system for heavy duty trucks in drayage operations.

Friday Focus: Crewman Jumps Overboard to Save Whale

 21 Apr 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

This week PTI is focusing on an act of bravery by crew members on board the Cheikh Mokrani LNG tanker who saved a large whale after it was caught in a fishing net.

Outage Traps Long Beach Port Drivers

 21 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety

Hundreds of trucks have been stranded after a power outage on April 20, 2017 at the Port of Long Beach in Los Angeles, America’s largest port, according to ABC 7 Eyewitness News.


RTG Strikes Houston Truck Driver

 21 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Health and Safety, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus

A truck driver has died after a crane at a Port of Houston container facility hit him

Yemen’s Main Port at Risk of ‘Imminent’ Attack

 13 Apr 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus

The Economist has reported that an assault on Hodeida, Yemen’s main trading port, is expected in the very near future

Feature: Everything You Need to Know About ECDIS Regulations

 13 Apr 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port & Maritime Training, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing

Martek Marine explains why ship owners must equip all vessels with compliant Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)

TT Club Innovation in Safety Award Opens to Entrants

 12 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping

ICHCA International, the global cargo handling NGO association, has opened the 2nd TT Club Innovation in Safety Award which aims to highlight the importance of safety at a time of increased operational demands on cargo handling infrastructure and operations worldwide

Turkey’s Biggest Seaport Upgrades Reefer System

 12 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection

Mersin International Port (MIP) has installed a new reefer monitoring system to continue meeting the demands of Turkey’s import and export volumes