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Innovation Harbor Café planned for week 11 July

June 10, 2022

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The Innovation Group of the IAPH Data Collaboration Committee is planning the first of a series of virtual walk-ins for IAPH regular and associate members at ourpopular online IAPH Harbor Café. The innovationsessions will showcase the work two member ports have initiated with start-ups including how they evaluated and selected the entrepreneurs, as well as giving the chance for the start-ups to share their solutions and experiences working with ports. The first is planned to be in July during th

Welcome! Port Technology International from the UK

June 02, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that Port Technology International joined the IAPH as an associate member. Port Technology International is the premier media company for the ports and terminals sector. Founded in 1995, the company has grown from publishing a world-leading Journal to producing events, webinars, and other multimedia content. Its community comprises over 35,000 senior executives and key decision-makers across the ports and terminals industry. Through its Journal, events, and digital m

IAPH launches World Ports Tracker Survey

June 02, 2022

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IAPH new quarterly report globally and per region will help ports to detect trends early on and enhance resilience IAPH is inviting ports to become part of the IAPH World Ports Tracker community by responding to a short8 question surveyon a quarterly basis, commencing as of today with a deadline of 17th June for Q2 2022. The first in-depth report will then be written by IAPH’s experts Professors Theo Notteboom and Thanos Pallis and sent to IAPH member participants and survey respondees thre

IAPH announces next steps of the exercise to #CloseTheGaps in port infrastructure competitiveness at #IAPH2022

May 30, 2022

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#CloseTheGaps closing session last week in Vancouver at #IAPH2022 IAPH to produce summary report of the exercise together with the World Bank and will support the updating of its port reform toolkit IAPH will now produce a report with the World Bank on the entire #CloseTheGaps exercise with summary of findings of eight regional workshops, six dedicated breakfast regional sessions plus learnings from the main sessions that took place during the #IAPH2022 World Ports Conference in Vancouver.

This was #IAPH2022!

May 30, 2022

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Nearly 500 delegates from over 40 countries gathered in Vancouver last week for the first in-person World Ports Conference held since 2019. Following the cancelled 2020 conference and the 2021 online conference – sponsored by Port of Antwerp – it was the first in-person conference that IAPH organised in partnership with S&P Global. Host sponsor was the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. Under the theme #ClosetheGaps, participants discussed the generational challenges that affect every port today:

#CloseTheGaps theme shapes the IAPH agenda

May 30, 2022

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In follow-up to the 2022 World Ports Conference, IAPH will produce a report with The World Bank on the entire #CloseTheGaps exercise with a summary of the findings of eight regional pre-conference workshops, six dedicated breakfast regional sessions plus learnings from the main sessions that took place during the conference. We will also contribute to the next edition of The World Bank’s well-knownPort Reform Toolkitbased on the mutual experience and knowledge gained on the #CloseTheGaps exercis

IAPH World Ports Tracker takes off

May 30, 2022

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Following on from the COVID-19 Barometer published during the first year of the pandemic, IAPH is rolling out the World Ports Tracker to monitor critical aspects of the evolution in the global port industry. The tracker aims to gain a timely understanding of the challenges that ports are facing, regionally and globally by relying on a combination of survey-based results and port performance data. As an introduction to this new data tool, a contribution to the memberflagship magazine Ports & Harb

Congratulations to the Sustainability Awards winners!

May 30, 2022

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The winners of the 2022 IAPH Sustainability Awards were announced during the official gala dinner of the World Ports Conference in Vancouver. With projects from 26 different countries this year, we were delighted to see that such a diverse group of winners have been selected from the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania by the jury and voters. The Sustainability Awards come in six categories, which are in accordance with the themes of theWorld Ports Sustainability Program(WPSP). In addition, the I

Successful Port Endeavor gameplay at #IAPH2022

May 30, 2022

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On the very last session of the final day after the IAPH technical committees finished their work in Vancouver, twenty diehard registrants from the conference put themselves forward as volunteers to play three demonstration rounds of the IAPH World Ports Sustainability Program gamePort Endeavor. A great time was had by all with ports from around the world represented as well as players from UNCTAD and The World Bank. The game was co-hosted by IAPH technical director Antonis Michael and chief of

Welcome to new members from USA and Singapore

May 30, 2022

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We are pleased to welcome SSA Marine as a regular member and CrimsonLogic as an associate member.SSA Marineprovides transportation services that include marine terminal and rail operations, equipment procurement, project management, personnel training, trucking, and warehousing. Founded in 1949 as Bellingham Stevedoring Company, it began the first cargo handling operations in Washington State. The company sought opportunities to expand terminal operations up and down the West Coast, US, and inte

IAPH submissions endorsed at IMO FAL 46

May 30, 2022

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The 46thmeeting of the IMO Facilitation Committee (FAL 46) took place from 9 to 13 May. It was a successful meeting for IAPH with two submissions noted and approved by the Committee. Firstly, there was the paper by IAPH and co-sponsors BIMCO and IHMA proposing amendments to the Maritime Single Window Guidelines to include guidance on the port call process and the operational and nautical data that may be exchanged through a maritime single window. Secondly, IAPH had submitted a proposal inviting

P&H poll: should regional GHG measures prevail?

May 30, 2022

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Whether IMO is reaching a breakthrough on global market-based measures seems to remain uncertain for now. The question whether it is right for maritime to proceed with regional emission reduction measures remains relevant therefore and so does our question for the next Ports & Harbors poll. Are you supporting the idea that regional measures, such as the inclusion of shipping in the EU emission trading scheme, will spur on decisions being made at the global regulatory level or do you think this w

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