Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Antwerp Port Training & Consultancy Foundation (JNPT-APEC) is organizing an online training programme on dangerous goods & safety management, from June 14, 2021, to June 30, 2021.

“Keeping in mind the importance and the rising demand for upgraded skills, safety measures at the port area, the seventeen-day program has been devised after extensive consultations with the ports and the other stakeholders,” reads the release.

The online training sessions are led by faculty from APEC, Belgium, and the Indian experts, the sessions will be attended by safety inspectors for dangerous goods, as well as people responsible for general safety in the port. Also, officers from the government ports as well as private ports can attend who want to gain knowledge on how dangerous goods are handled in a port.
The course will cover the following topics: IMDG-SOLAS, disaster management at Port of Antwerp, disaster management case studies, handling of ammonium nitrate, risks of gases and vapor, and Introduction to ISO45001 health and safety standards in ports and understanding of the process. The aim of this online course is to provide training and expertise to port professionals and share the best practices prevailing at the leading terminals of port of Antwerp.

Source: ITLN