employ more than 500 direct employees and a further 187,000 jobs are
facilitated by the port’s activities. We
embrace and celebrate diversity, and for the first time in our history more
than half of our high-potential staff are female. We were recognised
by the EEO Trust Diversity Awards in 2014.
Keeping our people safe is our number
one priority. In the past year we have
made significant gains around the visibility of health and safety. We have improved auditing and reporting,
communication with staff and recognition of positive safety behaviour.
More than three-quarters of
our team work shifts so that we can keep the port running 24-7, 365 days of the
help our people develop their skills, we provide opportunities for them to work
across multiple departments and in projects to increase their understanding of
the wider business.
team is committed to innovation and improvement. In 2015 our team contributed more than 170 ideas on how we could improve our operations
and more than 36 of these ideas have been implemented. The skills of our people
and their ideas have helped us develop and introduce new technology, equipment
and processes that are enabling us to achieve world-class productivity.