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Welcome! ISF Institute of Research and Education from India

September 22, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that the ISF Institute of Research and Education has joined the IAPH as an associate member. ISF Institute of Research and Education, established in 2013, is a non-profit unit of the ISF Group dedicated to developing and delivering integrated educational and research programs. It is actively involved in research programs and benchmarking surveys for the maritime industry. For more information, please visit the following website. https://www.iire.in/

Welcome! NextPort vCoE INC. from Australia

September 22, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that NextPort vCoE INC. has joined the IAPH as an associate member. NextPort vCoE INC. is specifically established for the benefit of the port and maritime sustainable development regionally and globally and for the inclusion of women in this sector and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Its purpose is to provide the science to the port and maritime sector and stakeholders having an overall positive impact on society and the environment th

Tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022)

September 16, 2022

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The International Association of Ports and Harbors shares in the deep sadness felt at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.Queen Elizabeth II was an enthusiastic supporter of the maritime sector along with the wider Royal Family. At several of our events held in London, IAPH was fortunate to count on participation of Members of the Royal Family, including at the 1965 and 1997 World Ports Conferences and the Africa-Europe regional meeting in 2005. Managing director Patrick Verhoeven had

IAPH, BIMCO and IMO launch single window campaign

September 16, 2022

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On 1 January 2024, the maritime single window (MSW) for data exchange between ship and shore will become mandatory in ports around the world, following amendments to the IMO Facilitation (FAL) Convention that were adopted last spring. The maritime single window constitutes a significant step in the digitalisation of the maritime sector, but it also presents several implementation challenges. To facilitate the process, IAPH has teamed up with BIMCO and the IMO secretariat in a campaign that will

Cruise Committee added to IAPH fall meeting schedule

September 16, 2022

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The recently re-established IAPH Cruise Committee joins the fallmeeting schedule of the IAPH Technical Committees. It will meet in online format on Thursday 6 October 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. As far as the other committee meetings are concerned, we kindly remind you that the Risk and Resilience Committee will meet on 12 October from 4 to 6 PM CEST

Next IAPH Harbor Café to highlight 5G and aerial robotics

September 16, 2022

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The next IAPH Harbor Café will take place 11 October from 2 to 3.30 PM CESTand is being organised jointly again between the IAPH Africaand Europe regions. This edition will include conversations with Belfast Harbour on their 5G network implementation and the Port of Hamburg on their experiences so far with applying drone and robotic technology for several applications. We also planto include examples from Africa. The session will include informal interviews of those IAPH port colleagues involved

IAPH presents to Norwegian, Australian & Caribbean ports

September 16, 2022

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IAPH technical director Antonis Michail was invited to speak at the annual conference of the Port of Kristiansand in cooperation with the Norwegian Ports Association, on 25 August. Antonis attended the event in person andpresented on the main challenges for world ports nowadays and the respective IAPH work and initiatives. On 31 August, Antonis joined the Ports Australia biennial conference online to deliver theopening keynote presentation, on the emerging global landscape after the pandemic and

Next P&H poll: political representatives at port boards?

September 16, 2022

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The question if political representatives should be on port of a publicly owned port throws up two arguments. One, the port wants to maintain its independence and is gladly not looking to have legislators join their meetings. On the other hand, the pandemic has shown that port authorities alone cannot enable administrative issues such as crew changes without support from other government agencies. So, which way is best for port authorities?Have your say here!

A summer of success for IAPH at the IMO

September 02, 2022

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Following approval at the 46th meeting of the IMO Facilitation Committee (FAL 46) in May, the IAPH Cybersecurity Guidelines for Ports and Port Facilities have been formally referenced in the IMO Guidelines on Maritime Cyber Risk Management. These are the first ever set of guidelines on the topic focused on ports and port facilities at the IMO which is a great achievement for the sector. Furthermore, with approval at FAL 46 and the 104th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 104), t

Next IAPH Harbor Café to highlight 5G and aerial robotics

September 02, 2022

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The next IAPH Harbor Café will take place in the first half of Octoberand is being organised jointly again between the IAPH Africaand EuropeRegions. This edition will include conversations with Belfast Harbour on their 5G network implementation and the Port of Hamburg on their experiences so far with applying drone and robotic technology for several applications. We also planto include examples from Africa. The session will include informal interviews of those IAPH port colleagues involved and

IAPH to address IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum

September 02, 2022

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The IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum will be held as atwo-day hybrid event on 28 and 29 Septemberwith live, in-person attendance at the IMO headquarters in London and a virtual global platform available for those who would like to connect online. The forum is aimed at championing innovation to accelerate the transition of the marine sector towards a zero- and low-emission future. The forum will focus on addressing the specific needs of developing countries,especially Least Developed Countries (L

IAPH to join UNCTAD trade innovation conference

September 02, 2022

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UNCTAD and its partners will be holding a two-day conference on trade innovation both in person in Geneva and online, which is being co-organised with the World Economic Forum. The chairman of the IAPH Data Collaboration Committee Pascal Ollivier will be moderating the fifth session on mitigating risks inherent in trade facilitation at 10.30 AM CET on 21 September. Registration is free of charge.Full details can be found here.

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