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Don’t miss the next technical committees meetings

October 28, 2022

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The IAPH technical committees on Data Collaboration and Climate & Energy will be having their autumn meetings in the next two weeks, both in online format. First, the Data Collaboration Committee meets 3 November from 12 to 2 PM CET. The committee will be discussing the ongoing IMO work on digitalisation and the joint IMO-IAPH-BIMCO initiative on promoting and building capacity towards theimplementation of the Maritime Single Window conceptby 2024. Members will further evaluate progress on the I

IAPH attended IMO just low-carbon transition symposium

October 28, 2022

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IAPH policy and IMO liaison officer Rhona Macdonald, Climate and Energy committee vice chair Edvard Molitor and technical director Antonis Michail personally attended the IMO symposium onensuring a just and inclusive transition towards low-carbon shippingheld in London on 21 October.In a hybrid set-up that was also very well attended in person, participants addressed barriers to global access to low- and zero-carbon fuels, emerging opportunities of the energy transition for developing countries,

IAPH submissions for next IMO GHG meetings

October 28, 2022

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IAPH will have an active presence at the forthcoming IMO ISWG-GHG 13 (5-9 December) and MEPC 79 (2-16 December) meetings, having submitted two documents for consideration. With documentMEPC 79/7/19 Portsʹ perspective on key considerations regarding the decarbonization of shipping, IAPH calls for an ambitious revision of the initial IMO GHG strategy setting a zero emissions target by 2050, and an early adoption of a global market-based measure (MBM), arguing that the strategic allocation of MBM g

WPSP and Port Endeavor introduced at TOC Americas

October 28, 2022

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Last week in Lima, Peru, the organisers of TOC 2022 Americas and its Latin American representative Mundo Marítimo invited IAPH's communications director Victor Shieh to participate onits Container Supply Chain Conference. Victorpresented theWorld Ports Sustainability Programapproach to integratesustainability in the global port sector. He spoke alongside South American ports who showcased practical applications of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) projects and their measurement and impa

IAPH presented at GreenPort Congress & Cruise

October 28, 2022

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The2022 GreenPort Congress &Cruiseedition was hosted by the Port of Antwerp-Bruges in Bruges 18-20 October. IAPH policy and IMO liaison officer Rhona Macdonald and technical director Antonis Michail joined the more than hundred and thirty delegates who attended the congress in person. Antonis presented and discussed with participants the key challenges world ports are facing on sustainable development while highlighting the respective IAPH work on resilience, digitalisation, energy transition an

Next IAPH Africa and Europe Harbor Café on 9 December

October 28, 2022

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The IAPH Africa and Europe regions continue their joint series of Harbor Cafés on digitalisation, with the next online session discussing how robotics and automation can help overcomepollution in ports. It will be held 9 December from 9to 10.30 AM CET via Teams. In the coming weeks, members will be informed about the special guests who will join the Harbor Café to share their innovative projects and experiences, while having an open discussion with all participants. An invitation has been sent t

Welcome! Suez Canal Authority from Egypt

October 26, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that Suez Canal Authority joined the IAPH as an associate member. The Suez Canal is considered the shortest link between the east and the west due to its unique geographic location. The Suez Canal Authority (SCA), established on July 26th, 1956, is a public and independent authority of a juristic personality. The SCA manages, operates, uses, maintains, and improves the Suez Canal. In addition, the SCA issues and keeps in force the rules of navigation in the Canal an

Welcome! AMET University from India

October 24, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that AMET University has joined the IAPH as an associate member. AMET University is India’s first deemed university for maritime-related education, training and research. Equipped with an excellent infrastructure for research and development, co-curricular and extracurricular activities, over 3000 students pursue diploma to doctoral programs through seven schools and two intensive research and training centers for marine and marine-related activities. For more info

Welcome! SSG Legal from Australia

October 19, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that SSG Legal joined the IAPH as an associate member in July. SSG Legal provides legal and strategic advice concerning port-related transactions in Australia. Mr. Steven Mackay, the Founder and Director of SSG Legal, has advised numerous clients in various Australian port transactions for over 30 years. SSG Legal specializes in negotiating and advising on key port terminal leases, port development, regulatory issues, acquisitions and sales, complex contractual arrang

Welcome! Flexens Oy Ab from Finland

October 17, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that Flexens Oy Ab has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Flexens Oy Ab is a project developer and investor implementing critical technologies for societies to run 100 % renewable energy sources. The company was founded in 2018 to capitalize on its skills and capabilities in building the world-leading renewal energy source testbed and demo platform, Smart Energy Åland, capturing the rapidly growing demand for renewable energy systems. Through a public-private par

Ten recommendations to shape an innovation mindset

October 14, 2022

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Expert members from the IAPH Innovation Group have been busy over the summer months, with their ports already having successfully committed investments in people and resources when it comes to innovation. Their contributions, which are now published with the IAPH factsheet guide 'The mindset shift towards innovation', highlight their pioneering efforts to integrate innovation into their port businesses. The publication,which is just 20 pages in length, offers ten recommendations to all port lead

The Sky’s the Limit: Harbor Café on 5G and aerial robotics

October 14, 2022

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Innovation is a key theme discussed online between the IAPH membership using the Harbor Café format. The publication of the IAPH Innovation paper coincided with the latest IAPH Harbor Café, which took place 11 October as a joint organisation between the IAPH Africaand Europe regions. This edition included conversations with Belfast Harbour on their 5G network implementation, DB Schenker on using heavy-duty drones for logistics, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority on the introduction of unmanned s

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