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The information contained in this section is not yet complete - restricted to links to organizations with whom IAPH shares common interest in a range of issues being addressed on a global scale, such as the United Nations specialized agencies, regional, national and international port-related associations, and has also enjoyed a close working relationship.

For visitors who are probably interested in sites offering a database on relevant aspects of global maritime trade and freight transportation, such links are provided under the section "Other Useful Site".

If there are any other useful sites that should be included in this page or if you have any suggestions, please e-mail us at. info@iaphworldports.org
 
Sites within the United Nations (UN) system  
IMO International Maritime Organization, a UN specialized agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships
WMU World Maritime University established under the auspices of the IMO
ECOSOC The UN Economic and Social Council
UNCTAD The UN Conference on Trade and Development
UNDP The UN Development Programme
UNEP The UN Environment Programme
ESCAP Economic & Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
UNCITRAL The UN Commission on International Trade Law
DSD The UN Commission on Sustainable Development
Law of the Sea The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
ILO The International Labor Organization
WHO World Health Organization
ECLAC The UN Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean
ITU International Telecommunication Union
 
Intergovernmental Organizations  
APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
IHO International Hydrographic Organization
EU European Union
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
WCO World Customs Organization
WTO The World Trade Organization
The World Bank  
 
Industry Links  
AAPA The American Association of Port Authorities 
AAPMA The Association of Australian Ports & Marine Authorities
BIMCO Representing international shipping since 1905 
CMI COMITE MARITIME INTERNATIONAL
Coastal Guide Europe an initiative of EUCC International Secretariat, providing a new information service for professionals in coastal conservation, management, planning and research
ESPO European Seaports Organization
EUCC European Union for Coastal Conservation which is the largest coastal network in Europe
FIATA The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Asssocaiotns
HELCOM Helsinki Commission
AIVP International Association of Cities and Ports
IADC International Association of Dredging Companies
ICC International Chamber of Commerce
ICS International Chamber of Shipping
IALA International Association of Lighthouse Authorities
ICHCA ICHCA International Ltd.
IFSMA International Federation of Shipmasters' Associations
INTERTANKO International Association of Independent Tanker Owners
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ISU International Salvage Union
Marisec maritime web site launched by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Shipping Federation (ISF)
PIANC World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure
Paris MOU Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control covering European coastal states and the North Atlantic basin from North America to Europe
Tokyo MOU Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific Region
WEDA Western Dredging Association
WTCA World Trade Center Association
SIGTTO Society of International Gas Tanker & Terminal Operators
World Ports a database of 2863 port guides in 132 countries
www.vpa.org.vn Vietnam Seaports Association
 
Other Useful Sites  
World Port Development International Journal for Port Management
The Journal of Commerce Delivering Global Trade and Logistics Intelligence Since 1827. Request your FREE subscriptions at www.joc.com/newsletters
Shipping Guides - Port Information Shipping Guides are the port information specialists and provide information for the shipping industry.
findaport.com New online port information service
IHS Fairplay IHS Fairplay publication on shipping
World Shipping Directory Info on shipping
Freightworld Info and links on all modes of transportation
inforMARE daily on-line newspaper devoted to transport, including information and database on shipping, cruise, aviation and trucking
SeaCompanion World Marine Index on the Internet, providing information on marine organisations and companies and their products and services
Marina Management Services (MMS) includes information on managing all aspects of the marina and boatyard business and links to related sites
The Seatrade Organization information on maritime publications, conferences, exhibitions, training and other special projects
US Coast Guard Official web site of the United States Coast Guard
Singapore Shipping Association an Association representing the interests of shipowners, ship managers, ship operators, and ship agents in Singapore
Videotel Marine International a specialist in producing training materials for the maritime industries, particularly shipping companies
International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE) based in Colorado, USA
Drewry Shipping Consultants a new website maintained by Drewry Shipping Consultants, containing information on its publications, data & consultancy services.
Glasgow College of Nautical Studies a new website by an academic institution "Glasgow College of Nautical Studies"
World VTS Guide on the Internet a website by AISM/IALA (International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities) where you can download the Guide
Lloyd's Register  
IBIA International Bunker Industry Association
ITF International Transport Workers' Federation
MarineTalk a portal site established to provide a single information gateway to the global marine industry
ISL Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics based in Hamburg, Germany
http://www.transportjournal.com/ a portal site by International Transport Journal, Basel, Switzerland
http://www.ci-online.co.uk/ "Containerisation International" goes on-line
http://www.marine-net.com/ Marine-Net - a shipping and shipyard website
http://www.apmi.edu/ Asia Pacific Maritime Institute based in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
http://www.portnet.com/ Portnet.com is a fully subsidiary of PSA Corp formed in May 2000, with a focus on IT and internet solutions.
http://www.toc-events.com/ The Terminal Operations Conferecne & Exhibition Site (Informa Group plc)
http://guialog.com.br the largest Brazilian Internet content website about logistics in Brazil
http://www.lloydslistevents.com/ Lloydslistevents Conferences
http://www.ecoiq.com/urbangreening Urban Greening Home Page
http://www.ship-technology.com a website for the cruise and ship industry, including the latest industry news, projects, products, services, events, etc.
http://www.worldcargonews.com WorldCargo News - the world's leading journal for the international cargo handling and transportation industry goes online!
http://www.transportationalliance.com "The Minnesota Transportation Alliance is a public/private non-profit organization that works to promote a safe, effective and multi-modal transportation system for the state of Minnesota. "
http://www.intsi.org "International Security Industry Organization (ISIO)", an international security information provider
http://www.worldsecurity-index.com a portal offering a database of security/emergency manufactures and suppliers
Couriers, Freight & Haulage.Freight, Haulage & Couriers Couriers Freight Haulage services. Search Couriers Freight & Haulage services. All Couriers, Freight & Haulage. Free Distribution Broker services
Ports of Scotland Annual directory of over 80 Scottish ports
Port Technology International (PTI) Published 4 times a year PTI is the leading technical preview and review of advanced technologies for Ports, Harbours and Terminals world-wide
Port Operations Research and Technology Centre (PORTeC) PORTeC at Imperial College is centre of excellence aimed at serving the port sector and associated industries on operational, strategic, economic, and technology issues
Netherlands Maritime University(STC-NMU) STC-NMU is a specialised educational institution founded by the STC-Group, with home base in Rotterdam, offering a Master degree program for the Maritime cluster and related companies. This Master Shipping and Transport program will be provided in two main maritime hubs in the world: Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Gwangyang, Korea (STC-Korea).
American Journal of Transportation (AJOT) North America's weekly transportation and logistics newspaper's portal site
The Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education Inc. World's largest selection of 100% guaranteed petroleum industry short courses and seminars are offered.
DredgingToday.com The industry's ground-breaking news provider
LogisticsDegree.net For those wishing to study logistics and work in a related career
American Shipper Magazine  
Center for Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
 
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