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Welcome to Kuwait Ports Authority!

June 12, 2018

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We are pleased to announce a new Regular Member from Kuwait! Kuwait Ports Authority H.E Sheikh Yousef A.S.N Al-Sabah, Director General http://www.kpa.gov.kw Our hearty welcome!

Land-based hubs may fundamentally change the port landscape

May 17, 2018

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Land-based hubs may fundamentally change the port landscape Geopolitical developments such as the Chinese ‘Belt and Road’ strategy give rise to a new type of hubs. Whereas traditional maritime hubs rely on thriving shipping clusters, emerging hubs alongside major land corridors do not. Inducing new trade routes, land-based hubs will however be in a position to influence the competitive position of traditional maritime centres. Both land-based and maritime hubs share the need for strong governme

IAPH conference in Baku, the pearl of the Caspian, makes a new record

May 17, 2018

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The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) convened in Baku, Azerbaijan, 8 – 11 May 2018, under the theme “Ports of the Future: Building Hubs, Accelerating Connectivity. Hosted by "Baku International Sea Trade Port” CJSC (Dr. Taleh Ziyadov, Director-General), it turned out to be the most successful and well-attended Mid-term conference of IAPH, attracting more than 400 delegates, accompanying persons, speakers and exhibitors from 65 nations.The opening ceremony was staged at Heyda

Ports & Harbors May/June 2018 issue published

May 01, 2018

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This issue focuses on Europe region, Sustainability, Port handling equipment and more. In Open Forum ‘Shared viewpoint’, Frank Coles of Transas puts emphasis on people and processes when considering new technology. In Conversation ‘Education- a lynchpin for sustainability’, Julie Lithgow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers discusses training as an essential part component to sustainability. In Last Word ‘Future bound Baku Stages Connectivity Debate’, Taleh Ziyadov of Port of Baku

Welcome to New Members

May 01, 2018

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We are pleased to announce a new Regular Member fromGibraltar! Gibraltar Port Authority Mr. Manuel Tirado, :CEO and Captain of the Port Acting http://www.gibraltarport.com Our hearty welcome!

Ports welcome breakthrough on HNS Convention

May 01, 2018

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Ports welcome breakthrough on HNS ConventionThe International Association of Ports and Harbors welcomes the announcement made at the IMO Legal Committee earlier this week that Canada and Turkey ratified the 2010 IMO Convention on Hazardous and Noxious Substances (HNS). This represents a significant breakthrough in having a financial compensation and liability regime in place for damage caused by maritime accidents involving hazardous and noxious cargoes.“The entry into force of the HNS Conventio

Welcome to New Members

April 27, 2018

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We are pleased to announce a new Regular Member from Japan! Port & Harbor Bureau, City of Osaka, Japan http://www.city.osaka.lg.jp/contents/wdu020/port/

Ports welcome IMO GHG agreement as powerful signal

April 17, 2018

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Global port authorities, represented through the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), welcome the initial strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships that was adopted at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) earlier today. Key element of the strategy is the ambition to peak GHG emissions from international shipping as soon as possible and to reduce the total annual GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 whilst pursuing efforts phas

Call for Notice of Attendance/Proxy Form of Annual General Meeting (closed)

April 04, 2018

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An email dated March 6 was sent out to all IAPH Members, calling for Annual General Meeting on May 8 during the IAPH Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan from May 8 to 11. To assist us in establishing a quorum of this meeting, IAPH Regular and Honorary Members are kindly requested to notify us of your attendance in person or by proxy not later than April 20. Notice of Attendance / Proxy Form If you require any further information, please feel free to contact us

Environmental Ship Index (ESI) still going strong

April 04, 2018

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According to Fer van de Laar, ESI Bureau Director,6,370 ships are registered and 55 incentive providers, as of April 1, 2018. The number of both the registered ships (+213) and incentive providers (+1) increased compared to January 1, 2018. More details on ESI website: http://esi.wpci.nl/Public/Home

LNG fuelled vessel working group meeting

March 30, 2018

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On the 18and 19of April the IAPH working group on LNG fuelled vessels will meet in Antwerp, Belgium. For more details (includingagendaand how to participate etc), please click here http://www.iaphworldports.org/?p=4546

World Ports Sustainability Program Started

March 23, 2018

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More than 250 professionals from ports, shipping, government and society met at the Port of Antwerp for the official launch of the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP), 22 and 23 March 2018,  that was initiated by IAPH last year. The Program aims to demonstrate global leadership of ports in contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. It notably wants to empower port community actors worldwide to engage with business, governmental and societal stakeholders in cre

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