Vision & Mission

interface_innovationi200The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) adopted the new IAPH Vision and Mission Statements as well as the Objectives to achieve the Mission at its Mid-term Conference and Board Meeting, 22 May 2012, Jerusalem, Israel.


New IAPH VISION Statement:
The Global Ports’ Forum For Industry Collaboration and Excellence.


New IAPH MISSION Statement:
Promoting the interest of ports worldwide through strong member relationships, collaboration and information-sharing that help resolve common issues, advance sustainable practices and continually improve how ports serve the maritime industries.


Objectives to achieve the Mission:

* Strengthen relationships among the member ports by facilitating interaction, dialogue, problem-solving and formulation of best practices.
* Leverage member expertise through strong technical committees and programs that create platforms focused on resolving complex port and maritime industry concerns and building greater efficiency and sustainability for ports worldwide.

Promote and demonstrate IAPH members’ leadership and commitment to a cleaner, safer and more environmentally sustainable industry for the benefit of the global community.

* Proactively coordinate with other international maritime and related organizations (such as IMO, UNCTAD, WCO, PIANC, etc.) and advocate for global solutions to issues that impact IAPH members.
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