Thursday 23 June 2011 at 1:40 pm
Source From a Chief Pilot of an Autralian International Carrier.
Volacanoes- What a week. A volcano called Gordon Caulle situated in Chile erupted on 4th June and the ash has slowly but surely drifted around the world. This ash has disrupted air traffic in South America, across the South Atlantic, Australia and New Zealand.
Friday 10 June 2011 at 11:03 am
ICHCA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED is seeking to appoint a Technical Adviser to help manage, develop and enhance its activities. The position will be located in the London area and some international travel will be required. This is initially a consultancy position with potential for full-time appointment in the future.
Thursday 09 June 2011 at 1:23 pm
Reliability, automation and environmental awareness the key to the future, says shipping line.
Maersk Line has launched a manifesto for the future that envisages a time when reliability becomes moer important than low rates and it is easy to book space on a ship online as it is to book a seat on an aircraft.
Thursday 09 June 2011 at 12:41 pm
Three organisations have joined forces to provide an industry wide focus on safety in the port and cargo handling industries.
Thursday 09 June 2011 at 11:48 am
Mike Compton previews the next steps towards avoiding the dangers inherent in the misdeclaration of container weights.
I have written before about the misdeclaration of container weights and the fact that this has become a considerable problem for container ships. Not only does it mean that stack weights can be heavier than expected and that this might affect their stability in a seaway, but if a considerable number of deck boxes are underdeclared, the resultant hundreds of extra tonnes on deck could in certain circumstances prejudice the safety of the ship.
Wednesday 08 June 2011 at 12:27 pm
The 63rd meeting of ICHCA International's Safety Panel was duly held on the 18th and 19th April in Malta and with an attendance of some 40 persons was well attended. Following the two meetings in which the subjects covered by the Environmental Sub Group and the International Security Panel were incorporated into the main meeting, it was agreed to make this a permenent arrangement.