Membership Benefits

00149_csx8123_250In 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
●Reduced conference registration fees and other privileges


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


1_6Membership_BenefitsThe 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.


■ Regular
■ Associate
■ Temporary


<< 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 the exchange rate between SDR and one such currency.


Please click here for the 2021 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


For payment by way of bank transfer, please forward your remittance to the followings under the name of IAPH.  The pertinent section of IAPH Constitution stipulates the cost of each remittance is to be paid by respective member.


Bank Details

Account for JPY/USD/GBP

Mizuho Bank Ltd.,

Tokyo–Chuo Branch

Address : 1-5-5 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8176, Japan

Swift Code : MHCBJPJT

A/C No. : 110 – 0883953


Account for Euro

Mizuho Bank Ltd.,

Tokyo-Chuo Branch

Address : 1-5-5 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8176, Japan

Swift Code : MHCBJPJT

A/C No. : 110 – 9100610


<< 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

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