LONDON, UK – Ken Rohlmann, Senior Director – Dangerous Goods, Hapag-Lloyd, has been elected to the position of Deputy Chairman of CINS, the Cargo Incident Notification System (www.cinsnet.com) – the international association whose aim is to increase safety in the supply chain, reduce the number of cargo incidents on-board ships and highlight the risks caused by certain cargoes and/or packing failures. Mr. Rohlmann has been on the Board of CINS since 2013 and his term of office as CINS Deputy Chairman will run until the end of 2019.
“I’m looking forward to three years of challenging – but rewarding – work for CINS,” Mr. Rohlmann commented. “I thank the board for its support and trust in me to act as Deputy Chairman and to support the Chairman to lead CINS forward on a path towards the development of improved safety in the logistics chain and the promotion of best practice in the shipment all types of containerised cargoes.”
Commenting on the appointment of Mr Rohlmann, Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen noted: “Ken brings a tremendous level of knowledge and expertise to CINS and I am delighted that he is taking on this role, to help CINS develop even further as we execute on our strategic goals in the coming years. I would also like to take this opportunity of to thank the outgoing Deputy Chairman, Dirk Vande Velde, for all the commitment that he has given to CINS and to being a fundamental part of the establishment and growth of CINS over the past five years.”
About CINS – the Cargo Incident Notification System
CINS is a shipping line initiative, launched in September 2011, to increase safety in the supply chain, reduce the number of cargo incidents on-board ships and on land, and highlight the risks caused by certain cargoes and/or packing failures. Membership of CINS comprises over 70 percent of the world’s container slot capacity. CINS permits analysis of operational information on all cargo and container incidents which lead to injury or loss of life, loss or serious damage of assets, environmental concerns. Data relating to any cargo incident on-board a ship is uploaded to the CINS database. The data includes information on: cargo type, nature, packaging, weight; journey (load/discharge ports); type of incident and root cause. CINS also publishes Operational Guidelines on the carriage of certain cargoes in containers.
Further information on: www.cinsnet.com.