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Industry-wide focus on safety in project cargo handling launched

February 8 - The International Safety Panel (ISP) of the global cargo handling association, ICHCA International, the safety committee of the Port Equipment Manufacturers' Association (PEMA) and the TT Club have joined forces to provide an industry-wide fo

The ISP, on which the TT Club is represented, met in late January and was joined by the PEMA safety committee. The two-day event, hosted by DP World, saw 50 delegates discuss a broad array of safety, environmental and security issues, including some 11 guidance documents currently under development.

 

Specific safety issues discussed included the mis-declaration of gross container weights, a 'baseline' safety specification for quay cranes, the joint development of safety guidelines relating to straddle carrier design and manufacture and consideration of the structural examination of cranes, including design life issues.

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Fitzgerald returns to Crowley 

February 21 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Ray Fitzgerald as its chief operating officer, effective March 1. 
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KENC completes engineering scope for Jumbo

February 21 - The Netherlands-based KENC Engineering has collaborated with Jumbo to prepare the heavy lift vessel Fairplayer for an FPSO installation project offshore Brazil. 
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