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April 22

The world’s most important port conference will soon be held in Hamburg

We will soon meet in Hamburg, Germany, for the 29th IAPH World Ports Conference, 1-5 June 2015.  Our host, Hamburg Port Authority (HPA), is ready to welcome you to a beautiful city of Hamburg with an informative business program for delegates and an exciting social program for accompanying persons.

The conference will focus on the smartPORT concept – intelligent port management proposed by HPA.  A multi-talented Dutch entrepreneur, Max Boodie, will lead and guide us through an exciting conference week in Hamburg.

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February 27

IAPH represented at AAPA’s Cruise Seminar

Mrs. Monica Bonvalet, Chair of IAPH Cruise Committee (Marseille Fos Port Authority, France) and Mrs. Naomi Kogon-Steinberg, IAPH Honorary Member, attended the Cruise Seminar of the American Association Port Authorities (AAPA) held on 10-12 February 2015, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA.  They also met with Mr. Michael Vanderbeek, Chair of the AAPA’s Cruise Committee to explore potential areas of cooperation in the future.

For more details, please download the report on the seminar.

Presentations made at the seminar are available online at the AAPA’s website.

February 5

IAPH Membership Directory 2015 published

The 2015 edition of the IAPH Membership Directory was published and sent out to members earlier this week.  We would like to thank all the IAPH members who assisted us in keeping the contents up-to-date as well as advertisers who kindly placed impressive adverts.  Members can download the PDF version posted at:

If IAPH members require any additional copies or inquiries, please contact IAPH Secretariat at directory@iaphworldports.org

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April 2 Rotterdam: Maasvlakte Plaza makes Maasvlakte complete
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April 3 National Ports Agency, Morocco: Casablanca Port Wessal Project: His Majesty King Mohammed VI launches three major projects
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April 6 Oakland: New Port of Oakland Regulations to Keep Pollution from SF Bay
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Stockholm: Stena Line increases services to and from Ports of Stockholm
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Panama Canal: Panama Canal Advisory Board Meets in Japan
Shanghai: SIPG wins the bid for concession of port of Haifa (in Israel) new terminal operations for 25 years from 2021
Mumbai: Transport & Dock Workers’ Union welcomes Shri Y.A. Wanage, Dy.Chairman
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April 11 Douala: Record Performance
April 12 Amsterdam: ‘Safe sailing’ for recreational craft
Riga: Delegation of Indian Investors Visits the Freeport of Riga
Busan: BPA to Run SME Mutual Fund
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