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ICHCA International

ICHCA was established in 1952 with one simple goal: to help disseminate the lessons learn from logistics operations by commercial and military personnel during World War II.

With headquarters in London and a global network of members and contacts in the cargo handling industry, ICHCA remains dedicated to improving the productivity, efficiency, safety, security and sustainability of cargo handling across the world. 

Visit the ICHCA International Limited website www.ichca.com‚Äč

Board of Management

  • John Beckett, Chairman 
    • Vice President, Training, Safety & Recruitment, British Columbia Maritime Employers Assocation (BCMEA))
  • Laurence Jones, Deputy Chairman
    • Director Global Risk Assessment, TT Club
  • Sergio Galvan-Montesdeoca, Deputy Chairman & Director CARC
    • General Manager, Las Palmas Port Foundation
  • David Wilson, Finance Director
    • Head of HSSE, APM Terminals West Med
  • John Warda, Director & Chairman ICHCA Australia
    • CEO, Sugar Terminals Limited
  • Hiroshi Ueda, Director (and Chairman, ICHCA Japan)
  • Sallie Strang, Director
    • Senior Systems Analyst, Strang International Ltd
  • Chris Welsh, Director
    • Director of Global and European Policy, FTA
  • Peter Wilkinson, Director
    • Group Health & Safety Manager, Associated British Ports

Technical Panel

  • Wouter de Gier, Chair - ICHCA Technical Panel
  • Stephan Stiehler, Deputy Chair - ICHCA Technical Panel

Technical Advisor

  • Capt. Richard Brough O.B.E., Director, Brough Marine Ltd


ICHCA International operates through its office in the UK and through a series of National and Regional Chapters, Panels, Working Groups and Correspondence Groups and represents the cargo handling world at various international organisations.


ICHCA International Limited
Suite 5 Meridian House
62 Station Road
E4 7BA
United Kingdom
+44 20 3327 7560
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