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Invitation to World Bank Webinar Accelerating Digitalization: Critical Actions to Strengthen the Resilience of the Maritime Supply Chain

January 18, 2021

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IAPH is delighted to invite you to alivewebinar (detailed information here) which will be taking place next week on Thursday 21stof January. Experts from the World Bank and the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) will be presenting the findings ofa jointreport,Accelerating Digitalization: Critical Actions to Strengthen the Resilience of the Maritime Supply Chainas well as communicating the results of the IAPH FAL survey on electronic data exchange in ports, which received re

IAPH regional webinar in Asia, South/West, East and Middle East

January 13, 2021

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TheIndian Ports Associationand the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), aredelighted to invite you to our jointWebinar: Sustainable Development Trends in South Asia Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 Time:03:00 PM India Standard Time Guest speakers : Upul Jayatissa,Additional Managing Director (Administration & Operations), Sri Lanka Ports Authority Claudia Mariconda,Head of Sustainable Transition, Port of Antwerp Indian Port Association senior delegation :

Europe region kicks off IAPH regional webinars

January 07, 2021

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On the initiative of Vice-President for Europe Jens Meier, IAPH andHamburg Port Authorityorganised an online regional meeting last week for European members. The programme contained an awareness-raising session on cybersecurity and digital trust with presentations by Jens Meier, Catalina Grimalt (Port of Barcelona) and Tom Koehler (KPMG). IAPH President Santiago Garcia Milà gave an update on recent IAPH developments and introduced the organisation’swork programme for 2021. The video recording of

IAPH to take ESI to the next level with support of Green Award Foundation

January 07, 2021

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IAPH has signed an agreement with the Rotterdam-based Green Award Foundation to administer and expand the formula-based Environmental Ship Index (ESI), which allows port authorities and maritime administrations to reward vessels for improved energy efficiency and reduced emissions. The agreement is to take the popular Index to the next level in terms of full-time administrative support, governance and further expansion. Since its creation ten years ago, the ESI has become the established standar

IAPH and BPA are hiring London-based advisor

January 07, 2021

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To strengthen our policy work on sustainability and, notably, our presence at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), we have teamed up with our associate member the British Ports Association (BPA) in jointly recruiting a London-based sustainability advisor. For IAPH, the focus will be on the regulatory and capacity-building agenda of the IMO, covering work areas relevant to ports, including maritime emissions, trade facilitation, digital transformation, automation, safety and security. F

Save the dates of our regional webinars

January 07, 2021

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We start the New Year with three regional webinars, for ports in the South Asian subcontinent, West and Central Africa and Central and South America. The one-and-a-half hour webinars will respectively be held on 28 January (03.00 PM IST/GMT+5.30), 4 February (11.00 AM WAT/GMT+1) and 11 February (11.00 AM EST/GMT-5). The Asian webinar will be held in partnership with the Indian Ports Association (IPA), the African webinar in partnership with the Port Management Association for West and Central Af

Global survey on port transparency practices

December 03, 2020

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We are very happy to support the initiative of PortEconomics members Mary Brooks, Geraldine Knatz, Thanos Pallis and Gordon Wilmsmeier who are conducting a global survey on port transparency practices. The aim is to define best practices from the perspective of port authorities, port users, stakeholders, researchers, and regulators about what needs to be made visible and to whom, and what is considered to be verifiable in reporting. We warmly encourage all port practitioners to take the online s

Update your profile for our 2021 Membership Directory

October 29, 2020

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We are currently updating members’ profiles for the IAPH Membership Directory 2021, which will be published early next year. If you are an IAPH member, you should be in receipt of our email circular dated 1 October, asking you to update your organisation’s contact details and other information for inclusion in the 2021 edition. Your updated information will help you promote your organisation within IAPH and beyond, as it is widely distributed throughout the world. Should you require any further

IAPH joins UNCTAD expert meeting on climate change

October 29, 2020

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On 27 and 28 October, IAPH Technical Director Antonis Michail joined a virtual expert meeting organised by UNCTAD on climate change adaptation for seaports in support of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Participating in the panel session on decarbonisation of maritime transport, Antonis highlighted the relevant ongoing initiatives of IAPH and the World Ports Sustainability Program. He exchanged views with representatives of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the Trans

IAPH presents at humanitarian logistics cluster

October 29, 2020

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The Logistics Cluster is the humanitarian logistics coordination mechanism, mandated by the UN General Assembly. Hosted within the UN World Food Programme, the Logistics Cluster is a community of over 700 humanitarian partners including NGO’s, all UN agencies, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The cluster focuses on operational support in humanitarian crises to all humanitarian actors and is completely funded through institutional donor contributions. Both globally and in country the Log

Member Port News

October 16, 2020

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In this edition’s round up of member port news, you will find stories from the following IAPH members:- Europe and Africa: San Pedro, Bilbao, Ports of Tenerife, Valencia, Rotterdam, Douala, Hamburg, Nigerian Ports Authority, North Sea Port, Oslo,  Amsterdam, Tenerife, Marseille, CaboVerde, Genoa, Cabinda, Algeciras, Ghana, Antalya- America (North and Central/South): Seattle, National Port Administration (Uruguay),Montreal, Los Angeles, San Diego, Cayman Islands- Asia and Oceania: Sri Lanka, Glad

Welcome to a new member port from Israel

October 06, 2020

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Our hearty welcome to Ashdod Port Company Ltd., Israel - Moshe (Shiko) Zana, CEO! The Port of Ashdod is one of Israel's two main cargo ports, located in Ashdod, about 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, adjoining the mouth of the Lachish River. Its establishment significantly enhanced the country's port capacity by handling the largest volume of cargo containers annually (1.525 million TEU in 2017) of all Israeli ports. http://www.ashdodport.co.il/english

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