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Membership Benefits

In the age of IT, where you can communicate with any part of the globe in an instance, close relations and friendship developed with key people worldwide through IAPH activities have become more invaluable as you play your responsible role in the world port community.

●Networking with key players in the world's port/maritime community
●Participation in the process to develop international frameworks for the common interests of the port industry
●Unlimited access to all pages and documents on the IAPH website
●Entitlement to receive IAPH publications, including the official journal "Ports & Harbors", newsletters, Membership Directory, etc.
●Exposure of your organization’s names and details to the world through IAPH publications and on the IAPH website
●Access to financial assistance for training port officers at overseas institutions (developing ports only)
●Responsive support from experienced staff at the Tokyo secretariat and the European Office (Rotterdam)
●Reduced conference registration fees and other privileges

The more you participate in the work of IAPH, the greater the benefit you get from IAPH!

<<Type of Membership >>
The membership of IAPH consists of four categories of Regular, Associate, Temporary and Honorary. In brief, Regular members are public port authority, government department/agency responsible for ports or private port company. Associate members are any individual or organization having an interest in a port and engaged in various port and maritime industries. Temporary membership is only open to those potential Regular Members who may need a trial period before joining as Regular member.

<< Steps to join IAPH>>
Determine if you should join as Regular, Associate or Temporary members.

<<Proceed to complete online application form>>

<< Payment of Membership Dues>>
IAPH membership dues are based on Special Drawing Rights (SDR) as established and employed by International Monetary Fund (IMF). As SDR is not an actual currency. It must be converted to US dollar, Euro, British pound or Japanese yen by quoting theexchange rate between SDR and one such currency.
Please click here for the 2016 Membership Dues table.

You may send a check/bank draft to the following postal address:-

International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH)
7F, South Tower New Pier Takeshiba
1-16-1 Kaigan, Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0022

In case of payment by way of bank transfer, please forward your remittance to the following bank account under the name of the International Association of Ports and Harbors.

Mizuho Bank Ltd.
Tokyo-Chuo Branch (Branch No. 110)
Address: 1-5-5 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8176, Japan
Swift Code: MHCBJPJT
A/C No.0883953 (ordinary account)

For Euro Payment Bank:
The Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Tokyo-Chuo Branch (Branch No. 110)
Address: 1-5-5 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8176, Japan
Swift Code: MHCBJPJT
Account No.: 9100610 (Euro account)

<< Admission >>
Your membership status will become effective upon our receipt of your completed application and a remittance for the dues. You will then receive our initial mail packet containg our welcome letter, your membership certificate, etc