NEWS & EVENTS

Competition for 2024 IAPH Sustainability Awards opens

February 22, 2024

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IAPH launched today its 2024 Sustainability Awards competition. We warmly encourage all member ports and associatemembers acting on behalf of regular member ports, to submit their sustainability projects and initiatives using thededicated onlineformat the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) website by 24 May. The most inspiring projects in each of the six Awards categories; infrastructure, digitalisation, climate and energy, community building, environmental care, and health safety and sec

Port Endeavor played in Dutch ports

February 22, 2024

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Two Port Endeavor training sessions took place over the week of 5 February in the Netherlands at the ports of Scheveningen and Rotterdam. On 5 February, IAPH policy and IMO liaison officer Rhona Macdonald, together with IAPH technical director Antonis Michail, facilitated a Port Endeavor training session for the core managing team of Scheveningen Harbor followed by a workshop to set the foundations of the port’s vision on sustainability. On 8 February, Antonis again, together with IAPH communica

Final call for Harbor Café sessions on Red Sea crisis

February 22, 2024

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The first global IAPH Harbor Café of the year will focus on the ongoing crisis in the Red Sea and the strategies deployed by ports and key stakeholders to foster resilience in the face of persistent disruptions. This discussion will serve as an appetizer for the theme of this year’sIAPH World Ports Conference, which focuses on risk and resilience. Given our commitment to ensure broad participation, we are offering two sessions, on 26 February from 5 to 6.30 PM CET and on 27 February from 10 to 1

IAPH supports call to release crew of Galaxy Leader

February 22, 2024

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Last Monday marked the three-month anniversary since Houthis seized the Galaxy Leader and its 25 seafarers in the Red Sea. The vessel, a roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier, was seized on the 19 November.IAPH supported a statement initiated by the International Chamber of Shippinginvolving maritime industry stakeholders from around the world to express their concern for the seafarers who have been held hostage and call on the Houthis to release the crew of the Galaxy Leader.

Registration for Technical Committee Days is now open

February 22, 2024

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Registration for the next edition of the IAPH Technical Committee Days is now open. The TC Days will take place 25-27 March in London, in hybrid format. IAPH associate member TT Club has kindly offered to hold the meetings at their Fenchurch Street headquarters, in the heart of the City of London. Content sessions will cover a wide range of topics, including the IMO agenda on decarbonising shipping, cybersecurity in the context of implementing the IMO Maritime Single Window, clean marine fuels a

Calling cruise port members: join the ESI at-berth module 

February 22, 2024

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Following extensive first phase development work on the software application, the IAPHEnvironmental Ship Indexpilot at-berth module is now ready and available for testing by both cruise lines and ports. The module has been created for the evaluation of the emissions performance of a given port call. The first cruise line Royal Caribbean Cruise has joined as well as the ports of Amsterdam, Antwerp-Bruges (Zeebrugge) and Hamburg. This initial version of the module, which is aimed at testing air

Registration for 2024 World Ports Conference is open

February 22, 2024

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The main theme of the 2024 IAPH World Ports Conference will cover managing risk, building resilience and unlocking opportunities. With the rise of geopolitical tensions, changing trade patterns, the influence of an ever-changing energy transition landscape and surging weather events and cyberattacks on ports, the conference will look how these issues are impacting the maritime supply chain, and more importantly what tools ports can equip themselves with in order to become more resilient. The f

IAPH engages Indian membership in Mumbai

February 22, 2024

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In the last two weeks, IAPH’s representative for India Ennarasu Karunesan attended both the EXIM BHP-CTL international conference last week as speaker as well as joining IAPH president Jens Meier at the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce reception which took place last night in Mumbai, organised by Hamburg Port Marketing. At the BHP-CTL conference, Ennarasu joined a panel on 15 February which included the chair of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) and other senior industry figures on bes

ArcelorMittal Shipping joins IAPH

February 22, 2024

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IAPH welcomed new associate member ArcelorMittal Shipping at a meeting held at IAPH’s London office in Park Street earlier this month. Deepak Sachdeva, head of global ports, and captain Nitin Mehrotra, general manager shipping, chartering, ports & logistics, were hosted by IAPH business development director Nick Blackmore and policy and IMO liaison officer Rhona Macdonald. ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company. The group discussed ArcelorMittal Shipping’s goals and partic

IAPH Insider- February 22, 2024

February 22, 2024

IAPH Insider

This edition covers: This week’s Insider highlight with Antonis Michail Competition for 2024 IAPH Sustainability Awards opens Port Endeavor in nominationfor UNCTAD Awards Port Endeavor played in Dutch ports Final call for Harbor Café sessions on Red Sea crisis IAPH supports call to release crew of Galaxy Leader Registration for Technical Committee Days is now open Calling cruise port members: join the ESI at-berth module Registration for 2024 World Ports Conference is open

World Maritime News (73)

February 22, 2024

World Maritime News

Hutchison Ports sees structural changes ahead at its Hong Kong terminals The ports under Hong Kong-based terminal operator Hutchison Ports’ Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Trust turned in a poor performance for 2023, indicating big changes in the sector. Overall full-year throughput fell 6% to 21.3m teu while the trust’s collection of terminals in Hong Kong port grouped under HPH Kwai Tsing plunged 15% to 7.6m teu. Volumes at Hutchison Ports Yantian in the neighboring province in mainland China s

First sponsors announced as #IAPH2024 gathers pace

February 09, 2024

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We are pleased to announce IRM Offshore and Marine Engineers Pvt. Ltd. as a silver sponsor, TT Club as a bronze and badge sponsor, andHamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) as a bronze sponsor of the 2024 IAPH World Ports Conference. Taking place 8-10 October, #IAPH2024 will be held at Hamburg Congress Centre, a state-of-the-art convention venue. The host sponsor for the event is Hamburg Port Authority and early bird registration is now open. This year’s edition of the conference will focus on m

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