New IAPH Vice President elected

As a result of recent election held among Regular and Honorary Members in Africa region,  Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman (Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Nigeria) was elected as Vice President (Africa Region) (2017-2019) and joined the IAPH management team.  


Port lawyers wanted

IAPH Legal Committee chaired by Mr. Frans van Zoelen (Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands) is looking for port lawyers to join the team. The Legal Committee is a professional team comprising port lawyers selected from among IAPH member ports to …

WPCI LNG Working Group gets new chair

Mr. Peter Alkema, Port of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has replaced Ms.Tessa Major as Chair of the Working Group. Under the new chairmanship of Mr. Alkema, the working group will meet in Amsterdam, October 2 & 3, 2017.


During the meeting …

IAPH upgrades its environmental initiative

At its world ports conference in Bali this May, IAPH decided and announced that the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) will be expanded to extend its scope from climate action to a full range of sustainability port development challenges …

Ports & Harbors July/August 2017 issue published

This issue’s cover stories feature “IAPH Bali Conference” focusing on the theme of each presentation made during the working sessions.


In Open Forum ‘Teamwork will make it happen’, new IAPH Vice President (Central & South America region) Guimara Tu

Welcome to New Members

We are pleased to announce a new Regular member from Liberia!


National Port Authority of Liberia *

Mr. David F. Williams, Managing Director/CEO


*a state-owned corporation to manage, plan, and build all public ports in Liberia, currently managing four …

Environmental Ship Index (ESI) to evaluate CO2 performance

From July 1, 2017, the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) started evaluating performance in the field of CO2. Until then, only the environmental performance of ships on emissions of air pollution (NOx and SOx) were assessed. This makes the index the …

New online publications available

The Port Planning and Development Committee have recently come up with a final report on the following interesting two subjects. 


‘Optimized Modern Multi-Purpose Terminals’ (May 2017)
‘Guidance to trailers’ behavior at landside terminal gates’ (May 2017)


IAPH members …