Safety is a key factor of sustainability.
No port can grow sustainably with costly accidents creating claims and driving up insurance premiums. Recent events suggest that windstorms and extreme weather events are becoming less predictable, more severe and affecting areas previously considered low risk.
Ensuring your port operations are safe and secure should be top priority. Here we aim to cover all aspects of port and terminal safety including quay crane risks, climatic risks, due diligence and contractual challenges, cargo theft and damage, misdeclaration, fire safety and much more.
However, if you have any concerns that are not covered here, you can always submit an enquiry on the right or email us at email@example.com.
Port and terminal risks: quay container cranes
Quay container crane accidents are the biggest cause of insurance claims for TT Club's port and terminal Members. As the impacts of climate change become more prominent, extreme weather events are occurring more frequently, increasing the risk of quay crane collapses. Such incidents can be extremely costly with damage to equipment, disruption or reduction in operations and, at worst, loss of life.
Port-safety news & insights
Abandoned cargo: more than money at stake
Global transport and logistics insurer TT Club speaks on panel with industry experts to discuss the issues around abandoned cargo and dangerous goods
Abandoned cargo: alert to risk escalation
TT Club outline the dangers of abandoned cargo for stakeholders in the global supply chain: forwarders, NVOCs, logistics operators and port and terminal operators.
Gateways to Growth - TT Club
As the world's leading transport and logistics insurer, TT Club offer valuable insights into the future risks that ports face, from climate to technology to human error, and how ports of all sizes can benefit from a safe transition into a decarbonised and digitised future
Learn more about the risks of abandoned cargo as we reflect on the Beirut explosion of August 2021.
Learn more about how port authorities and terminal operators are facing an increasing risk of insurance claims relating to storm damage.
Read more about the importance of ports of refuge with regards to the safety of our seafarers and the protection of our environment.
Brexit: guidance for ports and terminals
When it comes to Brexit, here's a comprehensive guide for all UK Ports and Terminals
Port safety publications
Container yard equipment safety
TT Club, collaboratively with PEMA and ICHCA International have published recommended safety standards for container yard equipment.
Ports & terminals cover
No two ports or terminals are the same, which is why we tailor-make policies to reflect the risks you face.
As well as port liability risks, TT Club cover can be tailored to address the combination of commercial and environmental risks faced by port authorities and terminal operators.