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Upcoming #IAPH2024 webinars on sourcing electricity for ports

May 31, 2024

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As the countdown to the IAPH 2024World Ports Conferencebegins, IAPH will spark debate on a key conference topic, with webinars on 24 and 25 June that explore the strategic challenge of sourcing electricity for ports. Colleagues in Europe and adjacent time zones will be able to select from one of two sessions, while IAPH members in North America and Latin America should earmark their early morning on 24th June and our Asian colleagues should reserve their mid-afternoon on 25th June. Titled ‘Por

Save the dates: IAPH Technical Committees to meet early July

May 31, 2024

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Dates have been confirmed for the forthcoming online meetings of the Data Collaboration andRisk and Resiliencetechnical committees. TheData Collaborationcommittee will meet online on Tuesday 2 July 2024 at 1600-1800 CEST and the Risk and Resilience committee will meet online on Friday 5 July 2024 at 1600-1800 CEST. An early July date for theClimate and Energycommittee will be communicated shortly and agendas will be circulated closer to the events. Members wishing to join these committee meeting

Enhancements to WPSP site

May 31, 2024

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The World Port Sustainability Programme (WPSP)websitewas improved in May with the addition of new content and functionality. Comprising more than 360 projects, the WPSP database has become the worldwide reference for ports’ efforts in sustainability. Visitors to theproject databasewill notice that the map functionality has been enhanced. Hovering your cursor over a geotag on the global map generates a preview of the project information, along with the option to click straight through to the proj

Welcome! Panthalassa Ltd from the UK

May 30, 2024

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We are pleased to announce that Panthalassa Ltd has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Panthalassa Ltd. is an environmental and sustainability consulting company with strong expertise in marine and maritime decarbonization project planning, coordination, and management and hands-on experience in lifecycle assessment, environmental management, and impact assessment. The company specializes in sustainability reporting and has good knowledge of the available standards. They are also experie

Welcome! Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group from China

May 22, 2024

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We are pleased to announce that Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group has joined the IAPH as a regular member. Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group (Zhejiang Seaport Group) is a large state-owned enterprise in Zhejiang Province. Its main business includes the development and utilization of marine resources, marine industry investment, management and capital operation of sea-related and port-related resources, investment, design, and operation of ports, and port engineering design and supervision. Ningbo Zhoushan

Welcome! Port Esbjerg from Denmark

May 22, 2024

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We are pleased to announce that Port Esbjerg has joined the IAPH as a regular member. Port Esbjerg is one of the North Sea’s leading ports for offshore wind, the base of the Danish offshore industry, and an international hub for multimodal transport. As a leading European port for shipping wind components, more than 60 percent of the offshore capacity installed in Europe today has been shipped from the port. More than 1,500 MW of offshore wind capacity is shipped every year, more than 6,000 v

Countdown for IAPH Sustainability Awards submissions

May 17, 2024

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With the deadline of close of business next week – Friday 24 May – ports are requested to submit their sustainability projects for the 2024IAPH Sustainability Awards. When submitting projects to the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP)portal, all you need to do is add a short description, any relevant document attachments, a couple of high-resolution illustrations or pictures, and links to any relevant portals, website or social media accounts. With that, your project will get checked and t

ESI 2026: launch workshops held, and a Seatrade profile

May 17, 2024

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Special online launch events held on Tuesday 14 May brought more details of important changes to theEnvironmental Ship Index(ESI) for the scheme’s Incentive Providers and Incentive Receivers. There were more than 200 attendees across the two digital events, which provided updates onan expanded suite of performance modules, coming online in 2026, to support ports and vessel owners on the journey to decarbonisation and lowering emissions. Information was provided on how Incentive Providers and Rec

IAPH presents to Clean Energy Ministerial senior officials

May 17, 2024

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On 15 May, IAPH technical director Antonis Michail joined the Clean Energy Ministerial senior officials meeting of theCEM Hubs initiativein Bali, Indonesia. Attending the meeting remotely, Antonis presented on the existing and planned IAPH tools that can contribute to the work program of CEM Hubs, including the safety toolkit under theClean Marine Fuels(CMF) working group and the joint work with the World Ports Climate Action Program (WPCAP) and Mission Innovation on the digital Port Readiness

The May-June edition of Ports & Harbors is out

May 17, 2024

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Eman Abdalla is our cover story interview for the latest edition ofPorts & Harbors, in which she talks to new editor Martin Clark and IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven. Eman, who is the global operations director of Cargill Ocean Transportation, speaks about the innovative wind-assisted propulsion technology deployed on the company’s chartered tonnage, as well as looking towards collaborating with ports globally in the areas of sustainability and data collaboration. There is a feature on

IAPH gives industry view on cyber at global symposium

May 17, 2024

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The UK Department of Transport (DfT) invited IAPH to offer ‘the industry perspective’ on cybersecurity during the Global MTS Cyber Security Symposium 2024 (GMTSC24), which took place 8-10 May in Westminster, London. Speaking as a panellist, business development director Nick Blackmore explained IAPH’s role in accelerating digitalisation across the maritime supply chain, with specific reference to the association'sCybersecurity Guidelines for Ports and Port Facilities, which are recognised wi

IAPH at first Green Ports & Shipping Congress in Singapore

May 17, 2024

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IAPH attended the first everGreen Ports and Shipping Congressin Singapore on 8 and 9 May. Themed around ‘reducing emissions together’, the congress was attended by 120 delegates and covered a range of topics addressing aspects of maritime energy transition. IAPH technical director Antonis Michail participated in the keynote opening panel, which focused on collaboration between ports and shipping to achieve the 2050 decarbonization targets of the IMO GHG strategy. Antonis was joined by senior e

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