Winners of IAPH Women’s Forum Scholarship 2019-2021 announced in Guangzhou

May 29, 2019


At the IAPH Women's Forum Meeting in Guangzhou, China, two winners of the IAPH Women’s Forum Scholarship (2019-2021) were announced. Biennial Training Scholarship is given tostudy port or maritime-related course at educational institution and to attend the 2021 IAPH World Ports Conference. Annual Meeting Scholarship is given to attend the 2020 IAPH Conference in Antwerp, Belgium. Biennial Training Scholarship Anthonia Ohagwa Assistant General Manager ICT, Network and Communicati

Ports & Harbors May/June 2019 issue published

May 23, 2019


This issue focuses on China (infrastructure investment, B&R etc), Europe region, Port handling equipment and more stories such as… Open Forum- ‘Port of Trieste: Iron and water along the Silk Road’: Zeno D’Agostino, President of Trieste Port Authority, looks at the opportunities brought by China’s Belt & Road. Conversation section- ‘Sustainable Future’, Bud Darr, of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) discuss what the industry is doing will be willing and should be doing to boost sustainabili

Report on impact automated vehicles published

May 21, 2019


IAPH Port Planning and Development Committee published a report "Autonomous Vehicles' Impact on Port Infrastructure Requirements " which analyses the impact of autonomous vehicles on port infrastructure requirements. The study was carried out by Frauenhofer Centre for Maritime Logistics and Services and was supported by Hamburg Port Authority. Based on numerous interviews with representatives of innovative projects, the extensive knowledge of the involved researchers and professionals as well as

IAPH World Ports Conference concludes successfully in Guangzhou

May 14, 2019


Attended by more than 1,000 delegates, accompanying persons, speakers and experts from 60 countries and regions, the IAPH World Ports Conference was held from 6 to 10 May at the Baiyun International Conference Center, Guangzhou, China, under the theme of “Collaborate Now, Create Future”. The event was hosted by Guangzhou Port Authority in cooperation with the city of Guangzhou. The conference was opened by Mr. LI Tianbi, representing the Chinese Ministry of Transport, followed by Mr. Wen

IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards winners announced at the Guangzhou Conference

May 09, 2019


At the gala dinner of the IAPH Guangzhou 2019 World Ports Conference, 9 May, winners were announced in six categories for the inaugural “IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards”. This follows over sixty entries from ports around the world that were whittled down to three finalists for each category by an international panel of judges comprising senior figures from the industry including the World Maritime University, UNCTAD and the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. Their scores were then supple

Important announcements

April 30, 2019


Announcements regarding the upcoming Guangzhou conferenceIAPH Insider (online newsletter)The next edition due on 2 May will be postponed to 16 May, due to the conference.For participants>Greeting and pick-up service at the airport are available, thanks to the host.>Other services including shuttle bus between the conference venue (Baiyun International Convention Center) and recommended hotels are found at:https://www.iaphgz2019.

Welcome to New Member

April 18, 2019


We are pleased to announce new Regular Member from Japan and Associate Member from South Africa. Regular Member Nagoya Yokkaichi International Port Corporation Website: Representative: Hiroyuki Sato, President Associate Member DMG Exhibition Management Services (PTY) Ltd Website: Representative: Devi Paulsen, VP A hearty welcome to new members!

Environmental Ship Index (ESI) still going strong

April 02, 2019


According to Manfred Lebmeier, ESI Bureau Director, 7,452 ships are registered and 56 incentive providers, as of April 1, 2019. Registered ships increased from 7,227 to 7,452 (+225) while incentive providers remain unchanged compared to January 1, 2019. More details on ESI website:

IAPH Women’s Forum Scholarship 2019-2021-Deadline Extended

March 25, 2019


—The call for Application was closed.  Thank you for your kind cooperation.— Application deadline has been extended to April 15, 2019.  If you are an enthusiastic female worker employed by an IAPH member port, you will become eligible to apply for and benefit from this program established to advance the status of women in the port industry.  Winner will be awarded at the forthcoming IAPH World Ports Conference in Guangzhou, China. If you have any questions about the scholarship, please feel f

Agenda of Technical Sessions in Guangzhou disclosed

March 25, 2019


IAPH technical committees and the Women’s Forum  will meet in Guangzhou, China, 7 May 2019 (1400 -1700) in three clusters:1)  “Infrastructure and operations”(Port Planning & Development Committee / Port Operations & Logistics Committee / Trade Facilitation & Port Community System Committee / Port Finance & Economics Committee)2)  “Environment, legal, safety and security”(Port Environment Committee / Legal Committee / Port Safety and Security Committee)3)  “Governance and community”(Communication

Ports & Harbors March/April 2019 issue published

March 12, 2019


This issue focuses on Port Software, Asia region, Vessel Traffic Management and more stories such as… Open Forum- ‘Smart Port Softwere’: Phil Thompson, Managing Director of BMT Ship and Coastal Dynamics , explains how software helps to ensure safe navigation in congested water spaces. Conversation section- ‘Brexit: Deal or no deal’, Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive of the British Ports Association discusses what Brexit could mean for UK ports, customs check, and London’s position as a ma

Annual General Meeting in Guangzhou, China

March 07, 2019


IAPH Annual General Meeting will be held in Guangzhou, China from 16:00 to 17:30 on May 9, 2019 at Baiyun International Convention Center, Guangzhou, China.  The meeting will be held in conjunction with the IAPH World Ports Conference in Guangzhou from May 6 through 10. All IAPH Members are entitled to attend the meeting.  Members who are attending the meeting are kindly requested to register the Conference. For inquires about the meeting, please feel free to contact the secretariat by email: i