Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Hidd, Kingdom of Bahrain.APM Terminals Bahrain recently joined other operating ports across 69 locations to commemorate the annual ‘Global Safety Day’ program under ‘We Lead with Care’. The event focused on bringing together 300 employees, customers and contractors during the course of the 3-day event at Khalifa Bin Salman Port and engaging them to listen, learn and respond to what people need to do to work safely and effectively.
APM Terminals Bahrain hosted exercises and demonstrations which were carried out throughout the 3-day event. The opening ceremony was conducted with a speech from the Managing Director of APM Terminals Bahrain, Maureen Bannerman as well as Karl Darius Gnonlonfin, Head of HSE. They have highlighted the value and importance of safety at Khalifa Bin Salman Port and ensuring the safety of the employees.
All the port users were invited to participate in a virtual competition which involved suggesting and recommending ideas to improve safety at Khalifa Bin Salman Port. Entries submitted were recognized and rewarded with a token of appreciation. Moreover, employees participated in several interactive sessions which included board games, virtual Gemba for front liners and office staff as well as the Man Overboard exercise and many more other activities such as a load lifting process, special tools usage awareness and fire drill. Lastly the Traffic department held a road safety awareness session to conclude this year’s ceremony.
APM Terminals Bahrain constantly works toward improving their safety performance with regular awareness sessions and training; by continually implementing best practices and industry standards to improve the Health, Safety, and Environment performance of the terminal.
About APM Terminals
APM Terminals Bahrain, the operator of the state-of-the-art Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), connects Bahrain to the world through its highly efficient operations and modern infrastructure, empowering businesses to fulfill consumer needs.
The company is a JV between APM Terminals International BV & YBA Kanoo Holdings of Bahrain. Through its multi-purpose and modern port facilities, APM Terminals Bahrain plays a key role in facilitating external trade and marine services through Container Terminal activities, General Cargo, RoRo, Cruise and related port services, thus contributing significantly to Bahrain’s economic growth.
Headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, APM Terminals specializes in providing the highest levels of practical excellence and providing the appropriate solutions that companies require in order to achieve their ambitions and goals. Our 75 terminals around the world are part of our international network, which APM Terminals maintains on its own or with another operating partner. This means that we can meet the demand of 250 marine vessels per day and a total of 40 million units annually.
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