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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

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

IAPH regional webinar in Asia, South/West, East and Middle East

January 13, 2021

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TheIndian Ports Associationand the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), aredelighted to invite you to our jointWebinar: Sustainable Development Trends in South Asia Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 Time:03:00 PM India Standard Time Guest speakers : Upul Jayatissa,Additional Managing Director (Administration & Operations), Sri Lanka Ports Authority Claudia Mariconda,Head of Sustainable Transition, Port of Antwerp Indian Port Association senior delegation :

Europe region kicks off IAPH regional webinars

January 07, 2021

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On the initiative of Vice-President for Europe Jens Meier, IAPH andHamburg Port Authorityorganised an online regional meeting last week for European members. The programme contained an awareness-raising session on cybersecurity and digital trust with presentations by Jens Meier, Catalina Grimalt (Port of Barcelona) and Tom Koehler (KPMG). IAPH President Santiago Garcia Milà gave an update on recent IAPH developments and introduced the organisation’swork programme for 2021. The video recording of

IAPH to take ESI to the next level with support of Green Award Foundation

January 07, 2021

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IAPH has signed an agreement with the Rotterdam-based Green Award Foundation to administer and expand the formula-based Environmental Ship Index (ESI), which allows port authorities and maritime administrations to reward vessels for improved energy efficiency and reduced emissions. The agreement is to take the popular Index to the next level in terms of full-time administrative support, governance and further expansion. Since its creation ten years ago, the ESI has become the established standar

IAPH and BPA are hiring London-based advisor

January 07, 2021

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To strengthen our policy work on sustainability and, notably, our presence at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), we have teamed up with our associate member the British Ports Association (BPA) in jointly recruiting a London-based sustainability advisor. For IAPH, the focus will be on the regulatory and capacity-building agenda of the IMO, covering work areas relevant to ports, including maritime emissions, trade facilitation, digital transformation, automation, safety and security. F

Save the dates of our regional webinars

January 07, 2021

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We start the New Year with three regional webinars, for ports in the South Asian subcontinent, West and Central Africa and Central and South America. The one-and-a-half hour webinars will respectively be held on 28 January (03.00 PM IST/GMT+5.30), 4 February (11.00 AM WAT/GMT+1) and 11 February (11.00 AM EST/GMT-5). The Asian webinar will be held in partnership with the Indian Ports Association (IPA), the African webinar in partnership with the Port Management Association for West and Central Af

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