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April 17
Sydney Conference makes a new record
Hosted by Sydney Ports Corporation (Grant Gilfillan, CEO & Director as pictured), IAPH Mid-term Conference and Board Meeting was successfully held in Sydney, Australia, 6-10 April, attracting more than 200 delegates from 35 nations – a record-breaking number for Mid-term conference.

At the opening ceremony on Tuesday, 8 April, the Honourable Warren Truss, Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Minister for Infrastructure delivered a keynote speech on the current port situation in Australia from a country wide and macro-economy perspective and officially declared the opening of the conference.

In the ensuing conference sessions, we heard from an excellent panel of speakers recruited worldwide on such stimulating topics as the expansion of the Panama Canal by Mr. Luis Ferreira, a global perspective of port automation by Dr Yvo Saanen, the salvage challenge of raising the Costa Concordia, etc.  All the presentations made are now posted on the conference website at http://www.iaphsydney2014.com/program

On the internal household matter, the Board of Directors meeting on 7 April adopted the resolution on Creation of a Council to replace the Board of Directors and the
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February 14

Sydney Conference focuses on challenging topics

The upcoming IAPH Mid-term Conference in Sydney (6-10 April) presents you with a rare opportunity to hear from world leaders in their expert fields on highly relevant topics such as:

 ◆ Panama Canal Expansion Program
 ◆ Port Automation 
 ◆ Raising the Costa Concordia-the salvage challenge
 ◆ The effect of larger box ships on port infrastructure
 ◆ The challenge of bunkering LNG
 ◆ The global crack down on over-weight containers
 ◆ Managing the world's biggest ore and coal ports

>Agendas of IAPH Technical Committee Meetings in Sydney

For more details, please visit the dedicated conference website at http://www.iaphsydney2014.com/home

December 17

Sydney Conference Early Bird Registration expires on 31 January 2014

Hosted by Sydney Ports Corporation, IAPH Mid-term Ports Conference/Board Meeting will be held in Sydney, Australia, 6-10 April 2014.  It will be a milestone in the history of IAPH, as we will be taking a fresh look at the Association’s structure and decision-making process to deal more speedily and effectively with issues facing us in this rapidly changing world.

Our host, Sydney Ports Corporation, is formulating a stimulating conference program to address critical issues confronting us all in the challenging business environments, including a keynote address from the Panama Canal Authority detailing its US$6-billion Expansion Project and the dramatic affect the widened canal will have on global trade in 2015.

Find out more at http://www.iaphsydney2014.com/home
IAPH 2014 Trailer by Sydney Ports: http://vimeo.com/65204467

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April 1 Antwerp: Belgians help to develop port of Duqm
Dept of Shipping, Gov of India: Iron Ore Handling Commenced at Mormugao Port
April 2 Le Havre: Ro-Ro traffic: HAROPA welcomes one of the leaders of the African market
Gothenburg: New Master Plan marks out the future at the Port of Gothenburg
APM Terminals: A.P. Moller-Maersk Group Signs Strategic Cooperation with China Shipping (Group) on container terminals
Seattle: EPA presents Clean Air Excellence Award to Port of Seattle
April 3 Amsterdam: Strong chemistry between Port of Amsterdam and Innovation Lab Chemistry
Georgia Ports Authority: Finding manufacturing, logistics sites in Georgia just got easier
Montreal: CMA CGM vessels back at the Port of Montreal
Sri Lanka Ports Authority: Colombo Port gets boost for hub status
April 4 Rotterdam: Rotterdam organisations join forces in Circularity Center
Gothenburg: First cruise ship in the port – start of new record-breaking season
April 5 PNG Ports Papua New Guinea: PNG Ports supports fight against TB
April 7 Busan: BPA president Lim presented current status of Busan port to Peru ambassador to Korea
Sohar: Saud Bahwan Group signs agreement with SOHAR Port and Freezone
April 8 Kenya Ports Authority: Draft Container Freight Station (CFS) Policy 2014
Stockholm: New vessel chart and port layout map
Los Angeles: Port of Los Angeles ‘TRADE CONNECT’ Program Earns More Awards
Abu Dhabi: Anti-piracy briefings support Abu Dhabi's ports
April 9 Cork: Cork Boat Club Signs MOU with Cork's Emergency Services
Riga: The most talented students will present their ideas about the development of the Freeport of Riga
Gladstone: GPC's Tug Base reaches project milestone
Hong Kong: Agreement on plastic pellet spill incident in Hong Kong waters
April 10 Oslo: The start of the cruise season in Oslo will be an AIDA happening
Bilbao: The Port of Bilbao to organize guided visits for adults as from May
Georgia Ports Authority: GPA sets all-time monthly highs in tonnage, Ro/Ro
Keelung: Port of Keelung Operational Statistics in March, 2014
Auckland: Another record month for Ports of Auckland
Sri Lanka Ports Authority: Aitken Spence facilitates MS Europacall on three ports in Sri Lanka
April 11 Antwerp: Antwerp Port Authority acquires General Motors site
San Diego: Port Handles Massive Shipment for Power Plant in Mexico
MPA, Singapore / PSA International: MPA and PSA Extend Memorandum of Understanding on Developing Container Port Technologies
April 12 Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Free Port welcomes biggest heavy lift cargo ever
April 14 Aruba: Compass_News_APR2014
Tacoma: Port receives grant to improve air quality
April 15 Rotterdam: ‘Netherlands best transport country of the EU’
April Sines: Port of Sines handled 36,5 million tons of goods and 931.036 TEU in 2013
St. Petersburg, Marine Façade: Celebrity Cruises Passengers gave the highest rating to Passenger Port of St. Petersburg "Marine Façade"
Barcelona: Next year the Allure of the Seas will visit the Port of Barcelona
Mundra: Adani’s Mundra Port crosses 100 MMT mark of cargo handling in a year
Northport, Malaysia: Northport to invest RM15m on solar energy to cut energy bill
PSA International: PSA International Pte Ltd and Its Subsidiaries Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2013



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