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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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February 5 Rotterdam: First commercial vessel APMT Maasvlakte 2
Georgia Ports Authority: International Auto Processing Handles 5 Millionth Vehicle
Oakland: Port of Oakland: Dredging is for the Birds….and Ships
February 6 Rotterdam: Rotterdam remains the largest European port serving China
Bilbao: A second consecutive year of traffic growth
Gothenburg: New deep sea service between the Port of Gothenburg and Japan
February 7 Nigerian Ports Authority: NPA MD Reiterates Commitment to IBOM Deep Sea Development Project
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports celebrates record year for cargo
February 9 Valencia: Valenciaport handled a total of 67,019,770 tonnes in 2014
Dept of Shipping, Govt of India: Use of Re-rolled Steel obtained from Ship Recycling Yards
Busan: BPA to Strengthen NE Asia Transshipment Hub Sustainable Growth Marketing Strategy
Sri Lanka Ports Authority: World famous luxury cruise vessel Queen Mary 2 calls at Colombo
February 10 Amsterdam: ICL opens European head office in Amsterdam
Long Beach: Landmark ‘Green Port Policy’ Turns 10
Mundra, Adani: Adani Ports commissions Tuna Tekra bulk terminal at Kandla in a record time of 24 months
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports’ Training Centre enjoys successful 2014
February 11 JadeWeserPort: BASF Ships Containers to Japan Via Wilhelmshaven
ESPO: Open letter on the Commission proposal for a Regulation establishing a European Fund for Strategic Investments
Oakland: Port of Oakland Launches Maritime Operations Web Portal
Canaveral: Pursuit of VW Plant Proves Canaveral A Top Contender for Auto Imports/Exports
Shanghai: SIPG Set Up Shanghai Financial Leasing Co. Ltd.
Sohar: Essa Al Ghurair Investment partners with SOHAR
February 12 Miami: Carnival's most innovative ship yet, Carnival Vista, to operate year-round six- and eight-day Caribbean cruises from Miami
Palm Beach: Port of Palm Beach Celebrates Centennial with Record Breaking Number of Cruise Passengers
Seattle: Ports of Seattle and Tacoma welcome new action on multi-billion dollar transportation package
PMO, Iran: Large Private Sector Investment in Port
Westports, Malaysia: Record Profit For Westports
February 13 Antwerp: Port of Antwerp opens training centre in Mumbai
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Tanjung Pelepas: Malaysia's PTP docks world's biggest ship, 19,224-TEU MSC Oscar
South Port, NZ: Bulk Cargoes drive strong first half for South Port
MPA, Singapore: MPA and ClassNK to research and develop new technologies to enhance ship safety and environmental sustainability
February 15 Zeeland: New electronic address Port Management System
February 16 Riga: The Freeport of Riga boasts continious cargo turnover growth
Hakata: Welcoming Ceremony of "MAENAM1"
PMO, Iran: Providing Facilities for Port Equipment and Ship Construction
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports introduces mandatory port pass induction
Sri Lanka Ports Authority: Wallem Lanka performs first OPL operation at H’tota anchorage
February 17 Gothenburg: New pipelines for low-sulphur fuel
Gothenburg: Shipping 2 giant cranes on 40 mafis
Los Angeles: Mayor Garcetti Appoints Citywide Panel To Guide LA Waterfront Development Strategy
Oakland: Port of Oakland Cargo Volume Declined in January
Auckland: CHH Lodestar to unlock cargo synergies with Ports of Auckland
Sohar: Omani college’s Sail Arabia student team relishing underdog status
PNG Ports, Papua New Guinea: Hydrographic Survey and Dredging at Rabaul Port
February Panama Maritime Authority: Investors, who are Interested in Developing the Project of Reviving Puerto Armuelles and Creating an Intermodal Dry Canal, Visited the Facilities of the Panama Maritime Authority



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