ICHCA International Conference 2016

PSA, one of the leading global port groups, participates in around 40 terminals in 16 countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas with flagship operations in PSA Singapore Terminals and PSA Antwerp. PSA strives to continue growing its port network alongside its shipping line customers and become the preferred partner to port stakeholders across the world. Employing the finest talents in the industry, PSA delivers reliable and best-in-class service to its customers and develops win-win relationships with its partners. As the port operator of choice in the world's gateway hubs, PSA is “The World's Port of Call”. Please visit www.globalpsa.com


The Barcelona Port Authority has established its mission as an organisation, its vision -that is, what it aspires to be in future- and the values that must guide its behaviour as an institution. The entire organisation strives day after day to achieve these goals: To lead the development of the Port of Barcelona, to generate and manage infrastructures and to guarantee reliable services in order to contribute to clients' competitiveness and create value for society at large. www.portdebarcelona.cat


ORBCOMM is a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication solutions and operates the only commercial satellite network dedicated to M2M. ORBCOMM’s unique combination of global satellite, cellular and dual-mode network connectivity, hardware, web reporting applications and software is the M2M industry’s most complete service offering. Our solutions are designed to remotely track, monitor, and control fixed and mobile assets in core vertical markets including transportation and distribution, heavy equipment, industrial fixed assets, oil and gas, maritime and government. www.orbcomm.com



APM Terminals is lifting global trade with a Global Terminal Network of 20,600 professionals and 200 port and inland services operations in 58 countries around the globe. APM Terminals designs, builds and operates 
port and terminal facilities, as well as providing cargo Inland Services for cargo transportation between port facilities and inland locations, as well as other associated cargo handling functions. The world’s shipping industry and the global logistics chain rely upon APM Terminals and the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network for efficient access to all global markets. http://www.apmterminals.com/ 

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is established across the globe as the leading representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide.

A respected and authoritative representative body for Members who work in every aspect of the industry, from design, manufacture, refurbishment and repair, through to the hire, maintenance and use of lifting equipment.
LEEA has played a key role in this specialised field for over seventy years, from training and standards setting through to health and safety, the provision of technical and legal advice, and the development of examination and licensing systems.

They represent members at the highest levels across a range of both public and private bodies, including various government departments, as well as nationally and internationally recognised professional and technical institutions. http://leeaint.com/


Cordstrap have over 50 years experience of protecting the world’s cargo. Their global network of specialists bring their expertise in application development into partnership with our customers, providing advice and training to ensure that their cargo reaches its destination free of damage.

Cordstrap Founder Fred van Eck’s innovative spirit still drives the business today. Their mission remains the provision of the most effective, innovative solutions possible, to ensure that our customers can rely on the safe transportation of their products. At any time, anywhere in the world. Quality and safety are of central importance. Which explains why Cordstrap lead the industry in terms of customer satisfaction. https://cordstrap.com/


TT Club has single-mindedly served the international transport and logistics community since 1968, evolving alongside the industry to provide the highest quality comprehensive cover. Unlike general insurers, TT Club is a specialist in the field. TT stands for ‘Through Transport’, reflecting the door-to-door nature of the risks covered. ‘Club denotes the mutual status, with membership belonging to the Members rather than shareholders. TT Club’s leadership means that it insures 80% of all maritime containers and have an insurable interest in over 45% of the world’s top 100 ports. It also insures some of the largest freight forwarders and logistics operators, as well as hundreds of smaller operators. http://www.ttclub.com/


Avery Weigh-Tronix is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of weighing equipment and solutions. They work closely with our customers on a local and international basis, applying the latest weighing technology to create innovative, market-focused weighing solutions. This has created amongst the world's most comprehensive weighing portfolios, from laboratory balances to weighbridges, hazardous area products to mechanical checkweighers and computer-linked systems, Avery Weigh-Tronix meet the needs of the smallest independent company and the largest multi-national business. http://www.averyweigh-tronix.com/

Conductix-Wampfler is the world’s leading supplier of mobile energy supply and data transmission systems. Conductix-Wampfler’s core competence lies in the development, production, consulting and installation of solutions that provide tailor-made answers for all questions to do with energy supply and data transmission for moving consumers. In addition to its undisputed capabilities in these sectors, the company is remarkable for its expertise in applications, since today, all the typical technologies for the transmission of energy and data are combined under one roof. http://www.conductix.co.uk/en

Conweigh offer mobile container weighing equipment to be delivered onsite. Conweigh's unique and custom designed, engineered, manufactured and tested container weighing equipment is completely integrated with our booking platform ensuring accurate & certified weight results delivered instantly.  http://www.conweigh.net/

DP World Institute, headquartered in Dubai and with activities on six continents, is committed to delivering high performance outcomes to individuals and organisations through learning, using the best available methods, tools, expertise and resources for guidance and support. They work with leading international business schools, universities, professional bodies, consultants and in-house experts to create quality courseware that is relevant and focused. http://dpworldinstitute.com/

Exis is a global supplier of Hazcheck IT compliance systems for the management of dangerous goods in sea transport and e-learning courses for the transport industry. Exis have over 25 years’ experience of supporting major shipping lines, ferry/RORO operators, ports and terminals, and serve 80% of the top 20 container lines.  http://www.existec.com/

IMO, a specialized agency of the United Nations, is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Its main role is to create a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented. In other words, its role is to create a level playing-field so that ship operators cannot address their financial issues by simply cutting corners and compromising on safety, security and environmental performance. This approach also encourages innovation and efficiency. http://www.imo.org/

Intercomp designs and manufactures weigh-in-motion & measurement solutions to help our customers improve container freight vehicle operations from ISO 9001:2008. With registered facilities in the US and the UK, employees rely on 35+ years of global industry expertise and applications experience to provide customers superior performance, quality and reliability. http://www.intercompcompany.com/

Las Palmas Port Authority is is a public institution that manages 5 ports: La Luz, Salinetas, Arinaga, Los Mármoles and Rosario Port; in three different islands: Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. The Ports Authority's main job is to manage the resources and facilities it owns, so that the companies that decide to operate from our ports are legally protected and free from competition. http://www.palmasport.es/

Fundacion Puertos De Las Palmas is an educational and cultural non-profit institution established 31 of October of 1997 and recognised of general interest in the Registry of Canary Foundations. The Foundation is responsible for the organisation, along with other canary institutions, of cultural initiatives and activities in the scope of the Canary Islands.  http://www.fundacionpuertos.com/

Marsa Maroc is the national leader in the management of port terminals. In the nine ports where it is present, Marsa Maroc provides port logistics services within its concession area. Since its creation in December 2006, Marsa Maroc has been committed to a development process in line with the momentum characterizing the logistics sector in Maroc. In addition to implementing quality service as a priority through, inter alia, human capital development and continuous improvement of its equipment fleet, Marsa Maroc aims at becoming a regional reference in port operations. http://www.sodep.co.ma/accueil

OCHA is the training centre for blue-collar port workers in the port of Antwerp. OCHA belongs to CEPA, a cooperative organization of private port operators. It has a long tradition in maritime port operations and skill training for port workers ("dockers") in Belgium. Antwerp, being one of the largest ports in the world, is a multifunctional port. Hence, the ability to offer multiple training modules and capabilities. OCHCA provide over 450 training sessions in different disciplines annually. In collaboration with APEC, it offers training activities at Antwerp facilities, and client's premises in Belgium or abroad. Practice-based training is taught by experienced and skilled trainers. http://www.ocha.be/

Strainstall is a world leader in the development of innovative monitoring solutions to enhance the safety and performance of your assets. Drawing on more than 45 years’ experience, we develop and apply our innovative technology,  including load, strain and stress measuring techniques, within a wide range of sectors including marine, offshore, civil engineering, rail and aerospace. Strainstall specialises in the design and manufacture of standard and bespoke load cells, strain gauges and integrated systems which are proven to perform year on year in hostile and hazardous environments. http://www.strainstall.com/

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