Haldia Dock Complex, Kolkata Port Trust bags ‘National Safety Award – Runners-Up’ for 2016

Haldia Dock Complex, Kolkata Port Trust has bagged the ‘National Safety Award (Runners-Up)’ position for 2016 in both the ‘On-shore and On-board’ categories. Mr Vinit Kumar, Chairman, Kolkata Port Trust, accepted the award from Mr Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Labour and Employment, at a function held at Dr Ambedkar
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Fishing is one of the world’s most dangerous occupations. Literally thousands of fishers lose their lives at sea each year. An international treaty addressing safety in the fishing industry (the Cape Town Agreement) has been developed and adopted through IMO but is not yet in force because it lacks sufficient ratification at national level. As
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The classification of certain potentially hazardous cargoes is on the agenda of the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 5, 10-14 September).  The Sub-Committee will consider a newly identified phenomenon which affects some bauxite cargoes, known as dynamic separation, which can cause instability of the cargo and ship says an IMO release.
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The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) latest meeting of the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) takes place in London this week and the international freight insurance specialist TT Club is calling for more urgent action on issues pertaining to the safety of container transport. For some time now, the insurer has been drawing
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At APM Terminals’ inland services facilities in San Antonio and Santiago, Chile, safety supervisors previously monitored activities on the ground. Now the latest technology is enabling their work to be done more effectively and safely. APM Terminals is amongst the first to use drones for security and to drive operational efficiency. The drones are clearly
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At APM Terminals’ inland services facilities in San Antonio and Santiago, Chile, safety supervisors previously monitored activities on the ground. Now the latest technology is enabling their work to be done more effectively and safely. APM Terminals is amongst the first to use drones for security and to drive operational efficiency. The drones are clearly
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The Defence Safety Conference is the first of its kind exclusively dedicated to safety across the defence domain. This unique two-day event will showcase how leading defence forces promote and manage safety across their organisations and why in the modern military environment, safety is being raised on the strategic agenda and seen as a force
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When your fleet has a large number of vessels, including some of the world’s biggest container ships, and you operate some 200 shipping routes to visit almost all of the important commercial ports, it’s the Big Picture that really counts. Scalability, cost-efficiency, time savings, and risk reduction – these are key parameters that help French-based
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CHENNAI: With an aim to inculcate safety practices among drivers, propagate the importance of preserving home safety norms among the spouses of the truck drivers as well as the women staffs of the CFS and create awareness on the dangers of alcoholism and drug abuse, the Chennai Container Freight Station (CFS) of Allcargo Logistics Ltd.
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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced that its annual safety campaign will begin on July 1, 2018 targeting all MOL Group-operated and owned vessels. Safety is a top priority in all MOL business activities. The company views safe operation as a key social obligation, and is committed to forging ahead to become a world leader
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