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  • 20 Jul 2017 1:39 PM | Caedy Hammond (Administrator)
  • 13 Jul 2017 2:11 PM | Caedy Hammond (Administrator)

    APM Terminals - Buenos Aires, won the first innovation in safety award for its mobile port equipment ‘Safety Logging System’ that produced measurable proven results in incident reduction and behavioural responses from the workforce.

    Full digest of 2016 winners.

    ICHCA International presents TT Club Innovation in Safety Award 2016.pdf

  • 04 Jul 2017 8:41 AM | Caedy Hammond (Administrator)
  • 28 Jun 2017 2:27 PM | Membership (Administrator)

    We are pleased to announce that Josh Wilson MP, Federal Labor Member for Fremantle will be giving the Opening Address at the AIMS 2017 Conference on Friday 8th September 2017.

    Josh grew up in Freo and for more than a decade has made a significant contribution through public and community service.

    As a representative of the Fremantle electorate, Josh is focused on protecting and enhancing the things we share, such as universal healthcare, high-quality education, public amenity and infrastructure (like the NBN, Freo Port, and public transport), and our environment, both land and sea. He believes that inclusive prosperity will require a focus on reducing inequality and creating jobs at a time when unregulated economic transition puts social and economic inclusion at great risk.

    Click here to read one of Josh's speeches - Seafarers and our ports deserve better

    Or watch below

  • 28 Jun 2017 9:23 AM | Caedy Hammond (Administrator)
  • 23 May 2017 3:55 PM | Caedy Hammond (Administrator)

    Uber Technologies, the ride-sharing company, has publicly launched an app to allow shippers and truckers to arrange freight transportation using their smartphones.

    Uber Freight matches trucking companies with loads to haul and claims that several hours and multiple phone calls can now be achieved with the touch of a button.

    Vetted users download the app, search for a load, and tap to book it.

    Uber has also built a team of industry experts, leading technologists, and truck drivers to help it “push the industry forward and level the playing field for trucking companies”.

    Uber stated: “We send a rate confirmation within seconds, eliminating a common anxiety in trucking about whether or not the load is really confirmed.

    “We fundamentally believe that by focusing on drivers’ pain points we can solve the industry’s biggest challenges.”

    Frank Kho, Vice President, Market Intelligence, Strategy and Development at Kalmar, recently pointed to parcel logistics being the first shipping sector to undergo uberisation due to delivery companies “struggling to find enough trucks and drivers to move all of their parcels at peak periods in urban areas”.


  • 27 Apr 2017 2:28 PM | Membership (Administrator)

    Do you know of an outstanding person, product, technological innovation or business service in the Marine Survey Industry that deserves national recognition?

    Nominations for the AIMS Awards for Excellence open today Thursday 27th April 2017. Nominations will remain open until close of business Monday 31st July 2017.

    These national Awards recognise organisations and individuals who are our industry leaders in marine survey operations, business and technology services to the industry, innovation, training and workforce development.

    Winners will be announced at the AIMS Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner to be held at the Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney on Friday 8th September 2017. More information on the Gala Dinner and the AIMS Conference is available <here>

    The Entry Guide and selection criteria are available <here>

    Any applications must be made on the Nomination Form <here>


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