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IAPH is at World Maritime Day Parallel Event in Durban

October 14, 2022

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Following the general celebration of this year’sWorld Maritime Dayat the IMO headquarters in London two weeks ago, the government of South Africa is hosting the World Maritime Day Parallel Event in Durban this week, under the theme ‘New Technologies for Greener Shipping’. Attended by delegates from the South African maritime cluster, the wider African continent and various IMO delegations, the three-day conference is comparing global perspectives on decarbonisation of shipping, collaboration and

IAPH presented at Australian Decarbonisation Summit

October 14, 2022

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IAPH technical director Antonis Michail was invited to speak at the 2nd Maritime Decarbonisation Summit organised by Maritime Industry Australia Ltd, the peak body representing the Australian shipping industry, held 12 October in Sydney. Antonis joined the summit virtually to present an overview of IAPH’s work on the decarbonisation of ports and shipping focussing in particular on the Environmental Ship Index, the Clean Marine Fuels working group, and the world ports’ contribution to the ongoing

Results IAPH Cruise Committee meeting

October 14, 2022

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The IAPH Cruise Committee met 6October in online format. It was the second meeting of the Committee, following its re-launch at the World Ports Conference in Vancouver. Members nominated Simone Maraschi (Hamburg Cruise Gate) as the Committee’s chairman. Hisnomination is to be confirmed by the IAPH Board. The principal point on the agenda was the set-up of an Onshore Power Supply (OPS) Cruise Platform. Members discussed results of a test survey into port and ship-related OPS data and agreed to ta

Results IAPH Risk and Resilience Committee meeting

October 14, 2022

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The IAPH Risk and Resilience Committee met virtually on 12 October, guided by Niels Vanlaer (Port of Antwerp) and Shri Madiwal (Port of Vancouver), respectively the nominated committee chairman and vice-chairman. Members discussed and approved the way forward with the development of the guidelines for business continuity policy and risk preparedness for ports, one of the key deliverables of the committee for 2022. While a core guidance document will be finalised by the end of this year, it will

October ESI scores published

October 14, 2022

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The latest scores of the IAPH Environmental Ship Index (ESI) project were published on 1 October. The number of vessels with an ESI score above 20 is at 4,762, whereas the total number of vessels in the ESI database is at6,896. The average ESI score is 29.3. The number of incentive providers is 58 as of 1 October. Is your port already part of the ESI programme? If not, find out moreon the ESI websiteor contact the ESI team atadmin@environmentalshipindex.org.

IAPH publishes Closing the Gaps report

October 14, 2022

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Following nine months of interaction with our members and stakeholders in the wider global maritime logistics chain, we published last week the summary report‘Closing the Gaps – key actions in digitalization, decarbonization and resilience the maritime sector’. The report defines and identifies, on a global level, principal port-related infrastructure gaps as well as ways to close them. The report was produced in cooperation with the World Bank, our partner in the preparatory process. The region

The IAPH World Ports Conference 2023

October 04, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that the IAPH World Ports Conference 2023 will be held as follows: Date: October 31-November 2, 2023 Venue: Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates Website: https://www.worldportsconference.com/index.html Conference details will be announced later.

Welcome! Portall Infosystems Private Limited from India

October 06, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that Portall Infosystems Private Limited has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Launched in 2017, Portall Infosystems Private Limited is a domain-rich technology company and a part of the J M Baxi Group. Portall Infosystems comes with a mission to transform the Indian logistics landscape with simple-to-use, technology-rich, multitenancy B2B and B2C portals for managing various aspects of the global supply chain. It will facilitate a vibrant ecosystem that can de

Vacancy for IAPH VP South East Asia Oceania region

September 30, 2022

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Jay Daniel R. Santiago leftthe Philippine Ports Authority and stepped down from the position of IAPH vice-president for the South East Asia and Oceania regionon 13 September. To fill the vacancy, the IAPH secretariat will call upon allregular members fromthe South East Asia and Oceania region for self-nominations. The call will open on 3 October and will close three weeks later. It isexpected that the newvice-president will be formally elected in December, covering the remainder of the 2021-2023

IAPH and ICS launch Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative

September 30, 2022

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IAPH has teamed up with theInternational Chamber of Shipping (ICS)in launching an initiative to catalyse the supply of green fuels to support the global energy transition. IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven joined the unveiling of the ‘Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative’ last week at theClean Energy Ministerial (CEM)in Pittsburgh. The Initiative will be a convening platform for public and private senior-level stakeholders from the ports, shipping, finance, and energy sectors across the en

IAPH was at IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum

September 30, 2022

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This year’s IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum was held 28 and 29 September both in person at the IMO headquarters in London and on a hybrid basis with livestream. IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven joined one of the panel sessions, which focused on how IMO policies are driving the international maritime decarbonisation agenda. Patrick underlined the double role that ports play in energy transition, as bunkering spots for shipping and as industrial clusters in the trade and transportation of

IAPH Cruise and Risk & Resilience meetings coming up

September 30, 2022

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The Cruise and Risk & Resilience Committees are the first IAPH Technical Committees in line to have their autumn meetings, both in online format. The Cruise Committee meets 6October from 5 to 7 PM CEST. The principal agenda item is the set-up of an Onshore Power Supply (OPS) Cruise Platform and the data collection of port and ship-related OPS information. The Risk & Resilience Committee will meet on 12 October from 4 to 6 PM CEST. The main topic on the agenda will be the progress achieved with t

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