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ICHCA strengthens ISP panel

July 18 - ICHCA International has appointed Jan Boermans of DP World and Bill Brassington of ETS Consulting as the new chair and deputy chair of its ISP technical panel.

Boermans and Brassington will head up ICHCA's expert technical panel on cargo handling safety and operational best practice.

As a core body within ICHCA, ISP brings together over 70 seasoned practitioners, legislators, consultants and other interested parties to review and develop safety and good operational practice in cargo handling worldwide.
 
The panel meets twice a year to discuss key industry challenges, share information and agree initiatives and positions on a wide range of issues. As well as authoring publications, guidelines and position statements, ISP plays a crucial role in ICHCA's NGO liaison and lobbying work at the IMO, ILO and other regulatory bodies.

The 72nd ISP meeting will be held in Liverpool, UK in November 2014, hosted by Peel Ports.

www.ichca.com

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Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
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Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
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DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
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ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
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