APM Terminals Earns Top Honors in 2008 PMA Safety Awards

APM Terminals Earns Top Honors in 2008 PMA Safety Awards

Los Angeles, Calif. – APM Terminals Americas recently earned several awards for its achievements in workplace safety from the Pacific Maritime Association. APM Terminals Pier 400 (Los Angeles), APM Terminals Oakland and APM Terminals Tacoma were each recognized in their respective PMA regions during the association’s 60th Annual Safety Awards.

Pier 400-Los Angeles won First Place Safety Award in the Class A Container Group for the Los Angeles/Long Beach areas, as well as First Place Group A Container Companies Coast Award. Pier 400 won both of these awards last year.

For the second year in a row, APM Terminals Oakland took top honors in its region with First Place in the Class C Container Group category for Northern California. Oakland also named 2nd Place winner in the Class C category for the entire West Coast.

APM Terminals Tacoma received a Coast Accident Prevention Award for a Reduction in Injury Rate Three Consecutive Years.

“Safety is the top priority in all of APM Terminals’ operations,” said Eric Sisco, President of APM Terminals Americas. “Throughout the organization, we have committed ourselves to ensuring that everyone who works on or visits our facilities returns home safely to their family and friends at the end of each day.”
About APM Terminals

APM Terminals, with over USD 3 billion in revenues and over 60 customers in the containership industry, is one of the world’s leading providers of container port operations in 34 countries. Leveraging years of shipping experience and the strength of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, APM Terminals provides the port capacity and high productivity operations necessary to serve the constantly changing needs of the international trade sector.

With world headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands and a Global Terminal Network of 50 ports, including 26 port projects, APM Terminals’ goal is to become the port industry’s leading operator.

The company invested USD 723 million in new ports and port projects in 2008, complementing 2007's investments of USD 850 million.

APM Terminals Americas

APM Terminals Americas is one of the largest terminal operating companies in North America with 11 terminals, and has an expanding presence in South America with facilities in Brazil and Argentina. Headquartered in Portsmouth, Virginia, APM Terminals Americas has more than 30 years’ experience in providing shipping lines with effective, efficient operation and management of container terminals, as well as stevedoring service and terminal design and development.