ICHCA Welcomes Husky Terminal as Member

Husky Terminal and Stevedoring, LLC of Tacoma, Washington state in the USA is a new member of ICHCA International, the global association representing cargo handling companies.

Husky provides stevedoring services, container yard and railhead transfer operations as part of the Northwest Seaport Alliance at the port of Tacoma. It’s international ocean transportation terminal, services ocean carriers – Hapag Lloyd, Yang Ming, Ocean Network Express and Hyundai Merchant Marine – as well as the regional trucking community and the mainline railroads. ICHCA brings together a wide range of players from within the cargo handling sector that perform a vital role in driving the world economy. The wide-ranging extent of its membership is enhanced by welcoming such an experienced and successful stevedore company as Husky to its ranks.

“Husky Terminal and Stevedoring, LLC in partnership with our qualified workforce partners, provides best in class marine terminal services and innovative solutions for our carrier, cargo owners and drayage customers that utilize Husky Terminal,” said Dustin Stoker, Husky’s President. “We are excited to join the ICHCA community to reaffirm our commitment to safe and sustainable operations. Our membership with ICHCA is another positive step in our pursuit to zero harm to our people, environment and community.”

“It is always a pleasure to welcome a new colleague to our ICHCA community,” said ICHCA’s CEO Richard Steele. “The diversity of our membership both geographical and from the viewpoint of operational functionality is vital in enabling ICHCA to be a relevant influence on the standards of safety through our industry and around the world. The professionality and knowledge that Husky’s organisation represents further strengthens that influence.”

ICHCA’s NGO status at the International Maritime Organization, International Labour Organization and other key UN agencies allows it, on behalf of its members to monitor, contribute to, and guide the development of regulations that impact both cargo handling and transport around the globe.

Established in 1952, ICHCA International is an independent, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of cargo handling and movement worldwide. ICHCA’s privileged NGO status enables it to represent its members, and the cargo handling industry at large, in front of national and international agencies and regulatory bodies, while its Technical Panel provides best practice advice and develops publications on a wide range of practical cargo handling issues.

Operating through a series of national and regional chapters, including ICHCA Australia, ICHCA Japan and plus Correspondence and Working Groups, ICHCA provides a focal point for informing, educating, lobbying and networking to improve knowledge and best practice across the cargo handling chain.

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