International seafarer welfare charity The Mission to Seafarers has today announced the launch of its new WeCare Social Communications and Financial Literacy training programme. Supported by the UK P&I Club, the global training initiative aims to address rising levels of stress among seafarers brought on by financial pressures and the misuse of social networking platforms.
ICHCA International, the global cargo handling NGO association, has launched the 3rd TT Club Innovation in Safety Award and invites submissions from all involved in cargo handling and logistics who has shown a demonstrable improvement in operational safety
The recent reports of container ship fires has once more focussed those in the container supply chain on safety issues related to the incorrect processing of dangerous goods. The nascent Cargo Integrity campaign initiated by the international transport and logistics insurer, TT Club has as a consequence gained renewed impetus.