Collision prevention

Safety recommendations for collision prevention at ports and terminals

In a bid to improve safety, reduce injuries and loss of life, equipment damage and minimise costly business disruption at ports and terminals worldwide, PEMA, TT Club, and ICHCA International have pooled resources to make available information to promote collision prevention. The results of this research and consultation fall under the auspices of PEMA’s Safety & Environment Committee.

There are a growing number of non-contact, state-of-the-art technologies for collision prevention that can dramatically improve equipment safety and reduce risk associated with container handling. However, many of these are not currently included in national or international standards. This paper suggests that such technologies should be installed on new and existing equipment.

This paper covers major features and types of non-contact technologies for collision prevention at ports and terminals.


  • Collision prevention at ports and terminals information paper 11 MB


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TT Club