Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd, known as "K" Line is a major global
Japanese shipping and logistics company. Containership services are
one of the main business areas of "K" Line's global services. "K"
Line provides stable and reliable containership services through
the globe-spanning container service network, responding to changes
in the trade environment and continuously enhancing their
"K" Line operates a fleet of approximately 75 container vessels
ships which are deployed in the vast service network of CKYH Green
Alliance and other consortia of which "K" Line is a member.
"K" Line is also working to secure container terminals at major
ports around the world and establish feeder networks to expand the
alliances' service network and enhance service quality even
"K" Line use Hazcheck
Gateway for their booking operations, enabling their
offices to log into the system from all over the world. "K"
Line also use IMDG Code
e-learning for their shore side staff training.
Martin Jarvis, Deputy General Manager of the Information
Systems Group, "K" Line (Europe) Ltd, commented, "We have
been using Hazcheck Gateway since 2008, and then started to use
IMDG Code e-learning when it was originally launched in 2009. We
are very proud of our staff training, cargo screening procedures
and other safety improvement initiatives developed in partnership
with Exis. We have worked very closely with Exis on ensuring that
the dangerous goods shipping aspect of our business is
addressed. Exis experts are always on hand to discuss any new
requirements that we may be interested in, and their forward
looking approach to product development means that they are
constantly reviewing their current systems and developing new
Gateway is the web-based validation tool for container
shipping lines, ferry operators, logistics companies and ports to
check dangerous goods shipments by sea for compliance with IMDG
Code and 49CFR provisions and any pre-entered port, operator and
e-learning is a cost-effective online training
tool for all shore side staff involved in the handling and
transport of dangerous goods by sea. It was developed
with the support of the International Maritime
Organization, and gives high quality training that complies
with both the general awareness and function specific training
requirements in the IMDG Code.