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Sign up for an exclusive APEC sustainability course

November 18, 2019

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The host port of the World Ports Conference,Port of Antwerp, is committed to the integration of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in its daily activities and supports every opportunity to exchange best practices in order to improve globally the sustainable development of port environments. That is why Port of Antwerp’sport training centre APEChas put together a one-day learning event on Monday 16 March to offer a hands-on and practical approach to integrate the UN SDGs in sustainable p

Submit your projects for the IAPH Sustainability Awards

November 18, 2019

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The absolute highlight of the 2020 World Ports Conference will be the Wednesday night Gala Dinner, which is to be held in the meticulously restored and recently reopenedHandelsbeurs, which used to house the oldest regulated stock exchange in the world. Its roots go back to the 16thcentury and the Antwerp ‘bourse’ concept stood model for the London Royal Exchange. This magnificent setting will provide the backdrop for the2020 IAPH Sustainability Awards ceremony. The winners will be selected from

Make your innovation deals @IAPH2020 with PortXL

November 18, 2019

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The World Ports Conference goes beyond the traditional conference format. In Antwerp you will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with starting entrepreneurs that may have innovative answers to some of the sustainability challenges of your port. IAPH has partnered with theaward-winning PortXL, the world’s first port and maritime accelerator, to develop a worldwide innovation platform under the umbrella of theWorld Ports Sustainability Program, where ports can engage in pilots and partnersh

Ports & Harbors November/December 2019 issue published

November 13, 2019

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This issue focuses on Evolving role of ports, America, Central & South region, Training and more stories such as… Open Forum- ‘People, planet, profit and ports’: Pascal Ollivier, President of Maritime Street looks to a holistic public-private approach to deliver smart port cities. Cover story -‘Seeking further with simulation’: High levels of accuracy can be achieved on today’s simulators making them a useful tool for ports. P&H investigates how different stakeholders are increasingly rely

#IAPH2020 – Early Bird Rates ending 17 November

November 11, 2019

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If you want to dive deep in the many challenges that ports are facing in the broader energy transition debate, the 2020 World Ports Conference is the place to be. Alongside data collaboration, risk and reputation and business innovation, energy transition was selected as one of the four content streams of IAPH’s annual conference, which will be held in Antwerp from 17 to 19 March next year. Key questions to be addressed include: How will ports best support investment in and operation of the refi

IAPH tools assist safe bunkering of clean marine fuels

November 11, 2019

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The bunkering of future marine fuels such as ammonia and methanol will involve considerable safety considerations. That is where ports can rely on the vast experience of the IAPH Clean Marine Fuels working group. The Clean Marine Fuels project started off with a focus on LNG bunkering. The working group behind the project developed a series of checklists and an accreditation tool that port authorities can use to vet LNG bunker suppliers. The focus of the tool is on safety and efficiency of bunke

Port of Barcelona promoted in Tokyo

November 11, 2019

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Trade Mission headed by Ms. Mercè Conesa, President of Port Authority of Barcelona, organized a port seminar in Tokyo on 11 November to promote the port among the Japanese port and maritime community. In front of some 200 participants, Ms. Conesa made an impressive presentation entitled “The main logistics hub in Southern Europe” and mentioned that the port has always aspired to become a smart, green and sustainable port and further that the market they serve is their treasure. Also in attendanc

Visitors to IAPH Tokyo

November 01, 2019

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On 1 November, Yvonne Mason, CEO, Capt. Bob Gilchrist, of safests, based in UK visited the IAPH headquarters and were warmly greeted by Secretary General Masahiko Furuichi and his staff. They exchanged views and opinions on various IAPH matters, including the upcoming IAPH Conference in Antwerp, 17-19 March 2020. The company http://www.safests.com/company/ is an Associate member specialized in ship-to-ship transfer of oil and LPG, and it is regularly represented in IAPH conferences and meetin

IAPH-WPSP Cruise Project launches in Hamburg

November 01, 2019

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On Wednesday, 9 October, some thirty participants gathered for the kick-off meeting of the IAPH-WPSP Cruise Project. Participants representing port authorities, cruise terminals, cruise port associations and a classification society met to explore how a global, harmonised format for collecting data on emissions of cruise ships during port calls could be established. The group aims for a measuring process that minimises administrative burden, as well as promoting consistency and industry engageme

Leading port authorities to consider cybersecurity network

November 01, 2019

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To strengthen global collaboration on cyber resilience and response, Ley Hoon Quah, CEO of theMaritime and Port Authority of Singapore, introduced a proposal yesterday to peers from fifteen global port authorities toform and lead acybersecurity network of chief information officers. The proposed network would aim to enhance cybersecurity awareness in the maritime sector and facilitate early sharing of cyber threat information. Ms Quah presented the proposal at the 5th edition of the Port Authori

Green Award Foundation visits IAPH Tokyo

October 28, 2019

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Messrs. Jan Fransen, Executive Director, and Keita Shinohara, Certification Manager, of the Green Award Foundation, an IAPH Associate member in the Netherlands, paid a courtesy visit to Secretary General Masahiko Furuichi on 28 October. They are visiting Japan to attend IAPH’s ESI (Environmental Ship Index) Working Group that was held, 21 and 22 October, in conjunction with Yokohama Maritime Forum, 23-25 October. The Secretary General and his staff exchanged views and opinions on IAPH and i

Guests from the Indian Ocean

October 25, 2019

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We received a delegation of Maldives Ports Limited, an IAPH member in Maldives on 25 October. Messrs. Ahmed Inaan, Hassan Muzni Mohamed and Mohamed Maseeh Abdul Sattar, who are an assistant general manager, were received and welcomed by Secretary General Masahiko Furuichi to exchange ideas and views on various issues. They are visiting Japan to attend the Yokohama Maritime Forum and paid a courtesy visit to the IAPH Tokyo secretariat. Maldives Ports Limited are both regulator and operator of

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