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– News from IAPH member port – Completion of Wharf No. 36 Enables Port of Taichung to Fully Promote National Offshore Wind Farm Development Goals

February 24, 2021

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“Port of Taichung, TIPC has a key role to play in helping the Executive Yuan achieve the nationwide target of 5.7GW installed offshore wind farm generation capacity by 2025. Port of Taichung President Sean Lu notes that Ørsted Taiwan has leased Wharf 36 together with 35ha of land adjacent to Wharf Nos. 35~37. The company has announced it will use its Port of Taichung base to receive wind turbine parts and to build and ship out turbine assemblies. Active competition for these contracts are keep

Welcome to new members!

February 24, 2021

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We are pleased to announce two new IAPH members who have just joined us. A new member port isPort of Bergen(Mr. Johnny Breivik, Port Director) thatis the second largest port in Norway, and one of the most popular cruise destinations in Europe. Awake.Al(Mr.Karno Tenovuo, CEO) is a new Associate member from Finland, who offers a revolutionary digital platform for better collaboration and planning between all maritime operators by combining raw data from al

IAPH Women’s Forum brainstorm on 3 March

February 18, 2021

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Members of the IAPH Women’s Forum are invited to note 3 March in their diaries for an online brainstorm session on the future agenda of the Forum. Led by its new Chair, Flor Pitty, Director-General of Ports and Ancillary Services at Panama Maritime Authority, the session will take stock of present initiatives, including the scholarship programme and the mentoring pilot project. Forum members will be invited to discuss new initiatives, including closer collaboration with other international and r

Board adopts 2021 budget and membership strategy

February 18, 2021

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The IAPH Board met online on 8 February. Board members adopted the budget proposal for 2021, the first following the new configuration of staff and other resources decided last year and the integration of the Environmental Ship Index. A preliminary report on the ESI operation was discussed. Board members also considered a strategy to grow the IAPH membership over the next years. This will now be translated in a concrete action plan, with regional targets. The Board further adopted the arrangemen

Major turnout at our Central and South America webinar

February 18, 2021

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Nearly 300 participants from the Central and South American port sector joined the latest IAPH regional webinar, which was held 11 February in partnership with the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organisation of American States. The webinar focused on implementing port community systems, a proactive approach to port business continuity and planning an effective port community outreach programme. Presentations from Patrick Verhoeven, IAPH Managing Director, Dwaine Powell, Director Port C

IAPH/Indian Ports Association webinar cites digitalization, risk management & focused approach to sustainable transition as key issues for South Asian ports

February 04, 2021

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IAPH/Indian Ports Association webinar cites digitalization, risk management & focused approach to sustainable transition as key issues for South Asian ports Third regional IAPH webinar took us to India and Sri Lanka via Antwerp and London In an IHS Markit Regional Webinar organised by the International Association of Ports and Harbors and the Indian Ports Association for South Asia last Thursday, an expert panel examined key issues facing South Asian ports, with further input from th

Over 300 companies and organizations join forces to help resolve a humanitarian crisis on the world’s oceans

January 26, 2021

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IAPH joins global industry and human rights leaders, including A.P. Møller - Mærsk, BP, BW, Cargill, COSCO, DOW, Euronav, MISC, NYK, Rio Tinto, Shell, Trafigura, Unilever and Vale, to sign the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change in a worldwide call to action to end the unprecedented crew change crisis caused by Covid-19. Hundreds of thousands of seafarers from across the globe have been left stranded working aboard ships beyond the expiry of their initial contracts

ESI Support Desk

January 26, 2021

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As a new governance structure of Environment Ship Index (ESI) version 2.0 is now in place, its daily administration is managed and operated by Green Award Foundation (GAF), on behalf of IAPH. The GAF has recently established its Support Desk to respond to any inquiry from those entities currently registered in the scheme, Incentive Receivers (ship owners and/or operators) and Incentive Providers (ports and terminal operators). Please send your questions to the ESI Administrator at the following

IAPH/World Bank webinar accelarating digitalization held successfully

January 22, 2021

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Joint IAPH/World Bank webinar entitled "Accelerating Digitalization: Critical Actions to Strengthen the Resilience of the Maritime Supply Chain" was held on 21 January successfully on 21 January, launching two documents promoting port digitization: IAPH/World Bank document: Accelerating Digitalization: Critical Actions to Strengthen the Resilience of the Maritime Supply Chain IAPH survey report: IAPH global ports survey on the implementation of electronic data exchange to conf

IAPH JOINED FORCES IN JUNE WITH OTHER INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS IN CALLING FOR THE ACCELERATION OF DIGITALIZATION OF PORTS – IT HAS NOW ASSESSED THE STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF ELECTRONIC DATA EXCHANGE AT THE WORLD’S PORTS AND HAS INITIATED A GUIDANCE DOCUMENT WITH THE WORLD BANK

January 21, 2021

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In June 2020, IAPH and industry partners across the maritime sector joined forces in a combined call to action to accelerate digitalization in the world’s ports.Digitalization in ports boosts efficiency creates competitiveness, economic growth and jobs. In addition, and in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic, it is also about strengthening resilience, protecting ship’s crews as well as port workers serving the ships calling at their ports.The COVID19 pandemic has obliged countries and ports to loo

Invitation to World Bank Webinar Accelerating Digitalization: Critical Actions to Strengthen the Resilience of the Maritime Supply Chain

January 18, 2021

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IAPH is delighted to invite you to alivewebinar (detailed information here) which will be taking place next week on Thursday 21stof January. Experts from the World Bank and the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) will be presenting the findings ofa jointreport,Accelerating Digitalization: Critical Actions to Strengthen the Resilience of the Maritime Supply Chainas well as communicating the results of the IAPH FAL survey on electronic data exchange in ports, which received re

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