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Members IAPH Finance and Audit Committee appointed

September 03, 2020

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On 21 July, the IAPH Board appointed Eranda Kotelawala, Chief Executive Officer at Solomon Islands Ports Authority, and Shinsuke Ito, President of Yokohama Port Corporation,as members of the IAPH Finance and Audit Committee. This is an internal committee of IAPH mandated to monitor and examine the financial status of the association for its smooth, undisrupted and sustainable operation. We warmly welcome Eranda and Shinsuke onboard.

Ports & Harbors Sep/Oct 2020 issue published

September 03, 2020

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The latest issue looks into the feasibility and status of carbon capture projects and zero CO2 emissions initiatives around the globe. Other feature stories include digitising the supply chain accelerated by COVID-19: the tracking of containers, environmentally friendly tugs with less emissions, and investment in new IoT technology: smart ports, and lots more. Tessa Major of the Brazilian Port of Açu, and Patrick Verhoeven, IAPH Managing Director for Policy & Strategy talk with Ines Nastali abou

IAPH presents condolences to Port of Beirut

August 07, 2020

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 Following the lethal explosion at the port of Beirut last Monday, IAPH President Santiago Garcia Milà wrote to Hassan Kraytem, President Director General of the port authority, expressing condolences and offering to help the port get through this difficult period. The Port of Beirut is a regular member of IAPH.You can read the letter here.

Welcome to a new Associate Member from the Netherlands!

July 27, 2020

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Established in 2019 by several leading container shipping companies, Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) is a non-profit and independent association based in Amsterdam and led by its CEO Thomas Bagge. DCSA offers a range of innovative services for digitising and standardising the containers shipping industry. http://dcsa.org

Programme autumn World Ports Conference webinars

July 10, 2020

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Following the successful initial Coronavirus webinars organised with the IHS Markit World Ports Conference team, the dates and themes of the autumn series have now been announced. We kick off on 16 September with a webinar on the community builder role of port authorities. This is followed by a session on 21 October discussing how ports can develop sustainable partnerships with cargo interests. We close the second series on 18 November with a webinar on globalisation versus regionalisation and t

Shell and Deloitte present GHG roadmap for shipping

July 10, 2020

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Shell and Deloitte published this week joint research outlining industry perspectives on decarbonising the shipping sector. The ‘Decarbonising Shipping: All Hands on Deck’ report sets out the views of senior shipping executives from across the sector across Europe, Asia and North America and presents a roadmap of solutions to help the industry meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ambition to reduce carbon emissions. IAPH Managing Director Patrick Verhoeven was among the interview

Ports & Harbors July/August 2020 issue published

July 01, 2020

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The focus of the July-August issue is on Safety and Training, Port Design and Planning, African Ports and more. The cover features Associated British Ports CEO Henrik Pedersen who, in an interview with Patrick Verhoeven, tell what they think are the main challenges the maritime industry faces to decarbonize its assets and how to solve some of them during the COVID-19 pandemic. In ‘Open Forum’, Gulf Agency Company’s group commercial director for shipping, Neil Godfrey, explains how ship agents

IAPH 2019 Activity Report published

July 01, 2020

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Members received this week a copy of the 2019 IAPH Activity Report, which was intended to be presented at this year’s 2020 Annual General Meeting in Antwerp, which had to be cancelled because of the Coronavirus outbreak. The report summarises the activities and achievements of the organisation in 2019 and provides a preview of the plans for 2020. In his introductory remarks, President Santiago Garcia Milà highlighted the Board’s decision to refocus the IAPH strategy to make the value-added of th

Updated ISGOTT Guide is available

July 01, 2020

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IAPH has supported the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) in publishing an updated edition of the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT). The seminal text, which has become the definitive reference guide for the safe operation of oil tankers and the marine terminals they visit has been updated and enhanced to reflect current best practices and legislation and has been modernised to ensure ease-of-use by pers

Welcome to a new member from USA

June 22, 2020

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A new Associate member has joined us - Department of Maritime Business Administration of Texas A&M University (Dr. Joan Mileski, Professor & Department Head), based in Galveston, Texas, USA, offering undergraduate and graduate programs in maritime business and logistics, with their expert professors bringing years of industry and educational experience to the classroom in order to facilitate relevant and in-depth learning. http://www.tamug.edu/mara

New White Paper on Port Community Cybersecurity released

June 18, 2020

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One major outcome of the intensive work in recent weeks by the IAPH’s World Ports Sustainability Program Covid19 Task Force has been the very urgent need for ports to digitalize processes and data exchanges as we move towards a post-COVID19 modus operandi. This conclusion has led to IAPH organizing an industry call to action in the first week of June which has culminated in a joint communiqué by various maritime industry associations to the IMO. This call to action is now being matched in pract

We are happy to announce two new Associate Members from USA!

June 14, 2020

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Wabtec Corporation Based in Atlanta, GA, and represented by Mr. Jim Dietz, Sr. Director, Port Solutions, Wabtec is a leading supplier of critical components, locomotives, services, signaling and logistics systems and services to the global rail industry, focusing on driving ongoing safety, innovation, efficiency, reliability, and productivity. http://wabtec.com

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