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LEEA and EKH working together to benefit their members

LEEA and EKH working together to benefit their members

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) and EKH (Erkende Keurbedrijven Hijs & Hefmiddelen) have reached an agreement to ensure that the two organisations will work together more closely in the future, combining their knowhow and experience to support each other’s membership.

HyperloopTT and HHLA reveal HyperPort

HyperloopTT and HHLA reveal HyperPort

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has unveiled HyperPort, a sustainable high-speed cargo and freight solution capable of increasing capacity and efficiency while decreasing pollution and congestion at ports worldwide. 

LEEA’s Military Transition Scheme (MTS) now live

LEEA’s Military Transition Scheme (MTS) now live

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) announced that the Military Transition Scheme (MTS) webpage is now live at leeaint.com/military-transition-scheme.

DP World and Somaliland open new terminal at Berbera Port, announce second phase expansion and break ground for economic zone

DP World and Somaliland open new terminal at Berbera Port, announce second phase expansion and break ground for economic zone

DP World, provider of integrated logistics solutions and the Government of Somaliland, has inaugurated the new container terminal at Berbera Port, following completion of the first phase of the port’s expansion as part of its development into a major regional trade hub to serve the Horn of Africa.

Brandsafe delivers safety for pizza chain in Scotland

Brandsafe delivers safety for pizza chain in Scotland

New impact protection equipment from Brandsafe is making a tasty addition to improved levels of operational safety at an international pizza chain’s supply chain hub in Scotland.

71% of UK businesses see role for CCTV in keeping workplaces 'COVID Safe' as they encourage more workers back

71% of UK businesses see role for CCTV in keeping workplaces 'COVID Safe' as they encourage more workers back

A multi-country survey of organisations with more than 50 staff and running an existing video monitoring system, carried out by Video Security as a Service (VSaaS) innovator Ava Security, found that 71% of UK firms saw a role for their existing video system in supporting a safe return the workplace for more of their staff.

New industry Trends Report uncovers shifting priorities after COVID

New industry Trends Report uncovers shifting priorities after COVID

AntwerpXL, the award-winning event dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, has released its first Trends Report ahead of its return to Antwerp Expo,  Belgium, on 7-9 December 2021.

The report, which surveyed the opinions of senior decision makers from a range of business types across the breakbulk supply chain, includes a deep dive into the perceptions around challenges including market volatility, competition and declining profitability, as well as opportunities including investments in renewables, green shipping and offshore oil and gas. 

John David Thomas appointed as Regional Vice President, South-Central Region

John David Thomas appointed as Regional Vice President, South-Central Region

Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed  John David Thomas to Regional Vice President, South-Central Region in the Americas.

New LEEA research reveals optimistic post-pandemic outlook

New LEEA research reveals optimistic post-pandemic outlook

Despite the Covid-19 health crisis impacting significantly on the Lifting Industry, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Sector Benchmark Research reveals optimism for the post-pandemic future, and a move towards new and possibly more productive ways of working.

Crimestoppers and Counter Terrorism Policing launch PORTSAFE campaign urging workers to be extra vigilant about criminal and terror activities

Crimestoppers and Counter Terrorism Policing launch PORTSAFE campaign urging workers to be extra vigilant about criminal and terror activities

The charity Crimestoppers has launched an industry-facing campaign in partnership with Counter Terrorism Policing aimed at those who work and use commercial maritime ports.

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