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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

January 26
Hamburg Conference program goes live!

Our conference host, Hamburg Port Authority, has recently posted the detailed and comprehensive conference program for the upcoming 29th IAPH World Ports Conference, 1-5 June 2015. Visit the conference website now to find out more about exciting business and social programs that will be unfolded in Hamburg this June.

Thanks to our host, the deadline for early bird registration has been extended to the end of this month, 31 January.  So why not register today?
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March 3 Hamburg: The World’s most important Port Conference comes to Hamburg
MLIT, Japan: Final Report Large Container Ship Safety
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports and Gulf Precast sign AED 50m Musataha Agreement
March 4 Jawaharlal Nehru: Successful completion of JNPT-APEC Seminar on “Port Management”for Port Officers
March 5 St. Petersburg, Marine Façade: Vice-governor of St. Petersburg Igor Albin has made a working visit to Passenger port of Saint Petersburg
Rotterdam: Revenue at Port of Rotterdam Authority rises, profits fall
Gothenburg: Port of Gothenburg new export port for Volvo cars to Russia and China
Gothenburg: Port of Gothenburg builds new Energy Port
APM Terminals: 2014 annual results released
March 6 Nigerian Ports Authority: Nigerian Ports Records 86.6million Metric Tonnes of Cargothroughput in 2014
Hakata: Concluded MOU on Collaboration of Port Logistics IT System with Taipei Port Container Terminal Corp
March 8 Maldives Ports: International Womens Day Celebration 2015
March 9 Transnet, South Africa: Minister Brown Marks Massive Transnet Investment in Ngqura
Los Angeles: 'Peel Off' Program Speeding Up Cargo Through the Port of Los Angeles
Oakland: Port of Oakland Status Report: Gaining on Cargo Backlog
Ports North, Australia: Ports North CEO leads Queensland Association
Abu Dhabi: Local medical company to grow market presence through Khalifa Port
March 10 Rotterdam: Agreement between Maasvlakte Container Terminals on exchanging containers
Longview: Commission Passes on Propane Export Terminal
Panama Canal: Panama Canal Recognized for 5th Year in a Row as 2015 World's Most Ethical Company
March 11 Amsterdam: Port of Amsterdam joins Clean Shipping Platform
Zeeland: Foundations laid for fertiliser factory and transhipment terminal
Rotterdam: MSC Oscar makes maiden call at ECT
Georgia Ports Authority: New Tracking System Speeds Breakbulk Handling at GPA
Long Beach: Port Extends Life of Congestion Relief Depot
MPA, Singapore: Another $65 million for Manpower Development Fund to Boost the Maritime Sector
March 12 Riga: The EC closes the infringement procedure against Latvia in regards of providing tugboat services at the Freeport of Riga
Stockholm: Last pile in place in the new Värtahamnen
Gladstone: Gladstone Pink Dozer joins GPC fleet
Dept of Shipping, Govt of India: Government Takes Measures to Deal with Sea-Piracy
PSA International: PSA International Pte Ltd and Its Subsidiaries Results For The Year Ended 31 December 2014
March 13 Busan: FDI to Busan New Port Distripark Exceeds 100 Bil. Won in 10 Years
March 15 Busan: Delegation of Japanese MLIT Visits Busan Port
March 16 Antwerp: Construction work starts on Belgium’s largest onshore wind farm
Subic Bay: SBMA commended for its financial and investment gains
March 17 Long Beach: Cargo Count Slides in February
Montreal: The Port of Montreal receives another award of excellence for its cruise operations
Los Angeles: Port of Los Angeles Container Volumes Decrease in February
Oakland: Port of Oakland cargo volume down 36.67% in February
February HAROPA: Rouen, the French port for breakbulk
National Ports Authority, Morocco: Tripartite cooperation between Morocco, Japan and African Countries
Bintulu: Presentation Session for the Proposed of New Non-LNG Tariff (Container Handling Service) With Port Users
Ports Australia: Information Briefing: Importance of Ports in the Great Barrier Reef Region
March Hakata: Becoming a Destination Port of Luxury Cruises



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