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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

Global survey on port transparency practices

December 03, 2020

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We are very happy to support the initiative of PortEconomics members Mary Brooks, Geraldine Knatz, Thanos Pallis and Gordon Wilmsmeier who are conducting a global survey on port transparency practices. The aim is to define best practices from the perspective of port authorities, port users, stakeholders, researchers, and regulators about what needs to be made visible and to whom, and what is considered to be verifiable in reporting. We warmly encourage all port practitioners to take the online s

Update your profile for our 2021 Membership Directory

October 29, 2020

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We are currently updating members’ profiles for the IAPH Membership Directory 2021, which will be published early next year. If you are an IAPH member, you should be in receipt of our email circular dated 1 October, asking you to update your organisation’s contact details and other information for inclusion in the 2021 edition. Your updated information will help you promote your organisation within IAPH and beyond, as it is widely distributed throughout the world. Should you require any further

IAPH joins UNCTAD expert meeting on climate change

October 29, 2020

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On 27 and 28 October, IAPH Technical Director Antonis Michail joined a virtual expert meeting organised by UNCTAD on climate change adaptation for seaports in support of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Participating in the panel session on decarbonisation of maritime transport, Antonis highlighted the relevant ongoing initiatives of IAPH and the World Ports Sustainability Program. He exchanged views with representatives of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the Trans

IAPH presents at humanitarian logistics cluster

October 29, 2020

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The Logistics Cluster is the humanitarian logistics coordination mechanism, mandated by the UN General Assembly. Hosted within the UN World Food Programme, the Logistics Cluster is a community of over 700 humanitarian partners including NGO’s, all UN agencies, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The cluster focuses on operational support in humanitarian crises to all humanitarian actors and is completely funded through institutional donor contributions. Both globally and in country the Log

Member Port News

October 16, 2020

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In this edition’s round up of member port news, you will find stories from the following IAPH members:- Europe and Africa: San Pedro, Bilbao, Ports of Tenerife, Valencia, Rotterdam, Douala, Hamburg, Nigerian Ports Authority, North Sea Port, Oslo,  Amsterdam, Tenerife, Marseille, CaboVerde, Genoa, Cabinda, Algeciras, Ghana, Antalya- America (North and Central/South): Seattle, National Port Administration (Uruguay),Montreal, Los Angeles, San Diego, Cayman Islands- Asia and Oceania: Sri Lanka, Glad

Welcome to a new member port from Israel

October 06, 2020

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Our hearty welcome to Ashdod Port Company Ltd., Israel - Moshe (Shiko) Zana, CEO! The Port of Ashdod is one of Israel's two main cargo ports, located in Ashdod, about 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, adjoining the mouth of the Lachish River. Its establishment significantly enhanced the country's port capacity by handling the largest volume of cargo containers annually (1.525 million TEU in 2017) of all Israeli ports. http://www.ashdodport.co.il/english

Updated news from IAPH member ports and from the world maritime community

October 01, 2020

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 Please visit our frequently visited pages where you will find what is happening at our member ports (a collection of member port news) and a collection of  a wide spectrum of views from the world port and shipping news media.  They are updated every two weeks and have just been updated now.  Member Port News World Maritime News

Coinciding with 44th IMO FAL Committee meeting, IAPH launches global ports questionnaire on electronic data exchange

September 29, 2020

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Confidential survey of world ports initiated by IAPH to gauge how far processes have been digitalized to track movements of ships, cargo and passengersThe International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) announces the launch of a global questionnaire of the world’s ports as part of its commitment to support the wide-ranging adoption of secure electronic data exchange.This follows the call to action communiqué initiated by IAPH back in June which includes assessing the state of implementatio

– News from IAPH member port – the Longest Swing Bridge in Asia Has Inaugurated in Port of Kaohsiung

September 14, 2020

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“TheGreat Harbor Bridge, the longest swing bridge in Asia, was inaugurated on July 6, 2020, and hasbecome the most popular touristattraction in the waterfront area of Port of Kaohsiung. The Bridge, builtby Taiwan International Ports Co., Ltd.(TIPC) at Basin Dock No.3 of Port of Kaohsiung at a cost of USD10 million, is both multifunctional and aesthetic. Its unique function of horizontal swing for 90 degreeenables the bridge to maintain the waterway for ships while providing a convenient passage

Chair of IAPH Finance and Audit Committee appointed

September 11, 2020

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Eranda Kotelawala, Chief Executive Officer, Solomon Islands Ports Authority, was appointed by the IAPH Board at its online meeting held on 8 September, as Chair of IAPH Finance and Audit Committee, an internal committee of IAPH mandated to monitor and examine the financial status of the association for its smooth, undisrupted and sustainable operation. Congratulations, Eranda!

Chair of IAPH Finance and Audit Committee appointed

September 11, 2020

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Eranda Kotelawala, Chief Executive Officer, Solomon Islands Ports Authority, was appointed by the IAPH Board at its online meeting held on 8 September, as Chair of IAPH Finance and Audit Committee, an internal committee of IAPH mandated to monitor and examine the financial status of the association for its smooth, undisrupted and sustainable operation. Congratulations, Eranda!

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