The World Health Organisation points to a number of preventive measures that are best taken in the workplace to minimise the spread of the coronavirus in the workplace.
These include measures relating to:
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With our green investments we try every day to help build the green image that the Port of Antwerp stands for.
The greening of our company reduces its impact on the environment and also benefits our employees.
In addition, it contributes to a better company image, in short, a win-win scenario!
We are pleased to launch our first ADR 25 ton hookloader on a Volvo 4 Asser this month. The multifunctional truck will be used for both General Tank Cleaning and Hego. Tank containers, tool containers, warehouse containers, mobile workshops, waste containers, etc. will be transported by this truck.
In January the new plate shears were delivered and installed. It's a machine that was produced by Baykal Machinery. This company bought the strong and disciplined German technology and know-how and brought it to the Turkish mechanical engineering sector. After an initial discussion with our people regarding the use of the new shears, we received many positive reactions.
Working together for a strong Offshore Industry in Belgium
Belgian companies working in the Offshore Industry are worldwide leaders and have the knowledge and technology to grow. There is however still an untapped potential to grow both locally and internationally.
On the last Saturday before Christmas the warm hearts of Hego could warm themselves in Antwerp. On the left bank they showed their sporty side! The ideal way to start the festivities in shape.
At Hego-GTC, we still wish for greenery in our immediate vicinity. Our ultimate goal during the break is to spend some time between the greenery. Hopefully we will also contribute to purifying the air and water in this way and welcome the birds, the flowers and the bees.
The DAME - Design Award is the most significant marine equipment competition of its kind, anywhere in the world. For 29 years, it has focused attention on the art and science of design in all aspects, from styling, functionality and innovation, through to ease of implementation, practicality of use – and even packaging.
Hego-GTC test this lifesaver and are certainly convinced of the qualities of the Usafe lifebuoy.
Hego-GTC will use this lifebuoy for fall risks in the immediate vicinity of water.
General Tank Cleaning invests in a new Euro 6 Volvo ADR container truck with hook system. The truck will be used for the disposal of our sedimentation and waste containers and will also be used to bring all our site containers safely to their location, both domestically and across borders.
A new unit will join the fleet at General Tank Cleaning this week (KW42/2019). As usual, the chassis was purchased from Volvo and then fully assembled at Kenisservice. Kenisservice always manages to deliver a top product.
Today, Friday 4 October, together with our safe car lifter our people were guests at "Honda Motors Europe Logistics" in Ghent. Our safe carlifter was extensively tested for its capabilities. It goes without saying that many questions were asked about possible additional possibilities and adjustments.
The works for the connections to the lower situated adjoining new site started this month. We have had to deal with a lot of inconveniences on several occasions, but we already note today that this expansion is more than necessary.
The Knikmops is a powerful, maneuverable and easy to use tool and was finally delivered. It was immediately deployed at the Total Refinery in Antwerp. Numerous easy-to-assemble attachments make the Knikmops a multifunctional and extremely reliable partner for our Tank Maintenance department. Good luck with this new acquisition and keep it safe!
Management as well as employees are pleased to receive the certificate of Achilles FPAL.
Hego BVBA has successfully completed the Achilles FPAL Verify Assessment and has achieved the following scores:
Health and safety 7.8
Competence & Training 7.4