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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 17 Miami: MSC Cruises announces first "Seaside" class ship to sail from PortMiami
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports forecasts 17% growth of general cargo
March 18 Riga: “Atlantic Resolve” rotation equipment delivered via the Freeport of Riga
National Ports Authority, Morocco: The National Port Agency celebrates International Women's Day by honoring their contribution to the evolution of port development
Georgia Ports Authority: Largest Vessel Ever Calls on Savannah
Jawaharlal Nehru: Milaha Maritime and Logistics-Qatar allotted window at JNPorts
Taranaki: New Chief Executive Appointed for Port Taranaki Limited
March 19 Antwerp: Giant lock gates for Deurganck dock lock due to arrive in Antwerp at end of May
APM Terminals: Triple Play at APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles
Los Angeles: Los Angeles Harbor Commission Approves $350,000 in Harbor Community Benefit Foundation Community Grants to Schools and Nonprofits
Oakland: Port of Oakland Applauds Record Low Injury Rate at U.S. West Coast Ports
Auckland: Cruise ships the Queen Mary II and Queen Victoria both in harbour today
March 20 AAPA: U.S. Sen. Vitter, Mexico Ports Chief Ruiz de Teresa Jointly Selected For AAPA’s 2015 ‘Port Person of Year’ Award
March 21 Gothenburg: Port of Gothenburg new export port for Volvo cars to Russia and China
Mumbai: Shri Yashodhan A. Wanage Assumes Charge as Deputy Chairman
March 22 Nigerian Ports Authority: Lekki Deep Seaport Will Transform Nigeria’s Economy
Rotterdam: LBC Tank Terminals and The Port of Rotterdam jointly invest in new jetty
March 23 Le Havre: Port of Le Havre is PERS certified
JadeWeserPort: And The OSCAR Goes To: Wilhelmshaven!
JadeWeserPort: Premiere: First Arrival of The 2M Alliance in Wilhelmshaven
Georgia Ports Authority: GPA Marks 14.2 Percent Growth in Containers
Panama Canal: The Panama Canal’s Library Receives the Donation of a Valuable Historical Collection
Hakata: Welcoming ceremony of “CHUN JIN”
MPA, Singapore: Maritime community to benefit from MOU between M1 and MPA
MPA, Singapore: MPA unveils its Smart Port initiatives
March 24 Douala: PAD Signs Three Cooperation Accords
Hamburg: Cruise Center Steinwerder: Topping Out Ceremony marks another Milestone in the Completion of the Project
Montreal: Termont Montréal Inc. The Future Operator of Viau Terminal
Shanghai: Mr. Han Zheng, Secretary of Shanghai Committee CPC, met Nils Anderson, CEO of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S
March 25 Bilbao: Work on the Arasur Logistics Platform is due to commence this year
Los Angeles/ Long Beach: Ports Begin Talks to Improve Supply Chain Efficiencies
Seattle: 2014 numbers put Port in strong financial position
Fremantle: Chain of Responsibility app to help truck drivers
Westports, Malaysia: GST Imposition on Port Sservices effective 1st April 2015
March 26 Dept of Shipping, Govt of India: Cabinet Decisions for Shipping Sector Revolutionary, says Nitin Gadkari
Sohar: SOHAR officials first in line to donate blood
March 27 Antwerp: As HRH Princess Astrid visits Dubai, DP World helps to drive growth in the port of Antwerp
Hamburg: Cruise Business to be restructured: Sacha Rougier will become Managing Director of Cruise Gate Hamburg, the new Terminal Operator
Hamburg: Köhlbrandbrücke: Work on the Bridge’s Carriageway to start at the End of March
Montreal: The Port of Montreal hails the Quebec government’s investments in the port and marine industry
PNG Ports, Papua New Guinea: PNG Ports waivers storage costs for Pacific Games facilities
MPA, Singapore: Commissioning Ceremony of the Vessel Traffic Service Simulator
March 30 Amsterdam: Amsterdam port centre stage for the christening of nine new river cruise vessels
Transnet, South Africa: Transnet Group Exco changes and appointments
Vladivostok: Results for the three-month and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2014
Gothenburg: New container cranes on site
Long Beach: Daily Vessel Report Now on Port Website
Aruba: Carnival Pride First Call March 2015
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports and Advanced Manufacturing Solutions sign Musataha agreement
March 31 Marseille: Port news from Marseille Fos - March 2015
Amsterdam: Borghese Logistics builds logistic warehouse in the Amsterdam port
Rotterdam: Gate terminal starts construction of LNG break bulk facility at the port of Rotterdam
Miami: PortMiami is counting down to the completion of the -50/52 Deep Dredge
Busan: Busan Port T/S Cargo Volume in Feb - Highest Monthly Record Ever
March Sri Lanka Ports Authority: Ceylon Chambers’ ‘Young Members Forum’ visits Colombo Port
April Panama Maritime Authority: The International Fair China Maritime 2015 Welcomes the Participation of the Panama Maritime Authority



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