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Cargo handlers publish safety paper

[ November 29, 2019   //   ]

Insurers the TT Club, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEM)
and cargo handling organisation ICHCA have produced an information paper
on preventing collisions at ports and terminals. They say that there is
increasing amount of non-contact technology that can dramatically
improve equipment safety and reduce risk associated with container
handling. However, many of these are not currently included in national
or international standards. The paper suggests that such systems should
be installed on new and existing equipment. The document also analyses
possible collision types and shares latest technologies to help prevent

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