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Welcome! Yeji Data Lab inc. from Canada

November 28, 2023

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We are pleased to announce that Yeji Data Lab inc. joined the IAPH as an associate member. Yeji Data Lab inc. is an AI solution provider for various industries and sectors, such as energy, health, manufacturing, and transportation. The company offers AI advisory, AI at scale, and AI funding services. It helps its clients adopt and utilize AI technology, develop and deploy AI applications, and access grant programs for AI projects. For more information, please visit the following website.

IAPH co-sponsors IMO submission on organised crime

November 24, 2023

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After thorough discussions and corresponding communications within the Risk and Resilience Committee, IAPH was able to co-sponsor a submission to the 33rd session of the IMO Assembly. The submission, titled‘Combatting Security Threats by Organised Crime in the Maritime Industry’aims to garner support for an Assembly Resolution that raises awareness within the maritime sector regarding the profound impacts of illicit trade and organised crime. This joint submission is a collaborative effort initi

IAPH steps up on closer ties with WCO

November 24, 2023

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Last week IAPH's Data Collaboration Committee chairman Pascal Ollivier and communications director Victor Shieh met with colleagues of the World Customs Organization Lazzat Daniyariva, Tejo Kusuma and Cristina Varela Vaz at their headquarters in Brussels to discuss follow-up plans for thejointly-published guidelines on cooperation between Customs and Port Authoritieswhich were presented at the IAPH 2023 World Ports Conference by WCO deputy secretary-general Ricardo Treviño Chapa. The following d

IAPH participated in IMO cybersecurity symposium

November 24, 2023

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The International Maritime Organization and the University of Plymouth’s Cyber-SHIP Lab jointly organised a symposium on maritime cyber security and resilience at the IMO headquarters on 1-2 November. The symposium shared the latest international maritime cyber risk evaluation and mitigation research and explored how governments, industry, researchers, and NGOs can collaborate to build international maritime supply chain cyber resilience. Industry and academic expert speakers addressed topics ac

White paper on Environmental Ship Index published

November 24, 2023

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IAPH launched this week adedicated white paper on the Environmental Ship Index (ESI), citing testimonials from world ports on how to use the index to facilitate vessel emissions reductions. Subtitled ‘Setting the standard for maritime environmental performance’, it is aimed at providing a clear introduction to newcomers interested in joining this long-running scheme. ESI is used by 60 global ports and other maritime administrations for providing incentives to owners of over 6,600 ships to perfor

Mediterranean ESI seminar on 30 November

November 24, 2023

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A special seminar hosted by the MEDPorts Association in conjunction with IAPH on how to incentivise shipowners to reduce emissions will be held in hybrid format at the Port of Barcelona on 30 November. This seminar will focus on how the IAPH Environmental Ship Index can positively impact Mediterranean shipping emissions reductions. The seminar coincides with the ESI Stakeholders Assembly which is being organised by the Green Award Foundation, which administers the index for IAPH. ESI was created

IAPH spoke at events on innovation and MSW

November 24, 2023

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End of October, IAPH’s Data Collaboration Committee vice-chairman Gadi Benmoshe joined two events, discussing the introduction of the IMO Maritime Single Window, disruptive trends and innovation opportunities. He spoke at the hybrid Port Entrepreneurship International Congress that was organised on 26 October by Opentop and Valencia Port Foundation, addressing challenges and trends in the maritime, port and logistics industry. He was joined in this session by UNCTAD TrainForTrade’s Mark Assaf, P

Winners IAPH Women’s Forum scholarships announced

November 14, 2023

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The recipient of the IAPH Women’s Forum Annual Meeting Scholarship 2023-2025 is Ms. Azimah Ahman, Maritime and Port Authority of Brunei Darussalam ! She will be joining us at the IAPH 2024 World Ports Conference next year and will be making a presentation there as part of her bursary. The winner of the IAPH Women’s Forum, Biennial Training Scholarship 2023-2025 is Ms. Maryam Mohamed Kidere, Kenya Ports Authority! She will participate in APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center “Green Ports”

Winners IAPH Sustainability Awards announced

November 10, 2023

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The winners of the 2023 IAPH Sustainability Awards were announced during the official gala dinner of last week’s World Ports Conference. Port Authority of Santa Cruz de Tenerife won the award in the category ‘Climate and Energy’ with the Port ZERO project. Puerto Dock Sud was the winner in the category ‘Community Building’ with its Gender Equality Train for Work programme. In the category ‘Digitalisation’ the award went to Halifax Port Authority for its DEF2 project. Yeosu Gwangyang Port Authori

IAPH honoured three distinguished personalities

November 10, 2023

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Last week three distinguished personalities received recognition for their outstanding contributions to IAPH and were granted lifelong Honorary Membership of the association. The first was for Kitack Lim, outgoing secretary-general of the IMO. The IMO’s increased collaboration with IAPH under his leadership has brought ports closer to shipping and the IMO member states, which culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the IMO and IAPH last July. The second was for outgoin

New IAPH Board and staff organigram presented

November 10, 2023

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At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held immediately after the closure of the 2023 World Ports Conference, IAPH regular and honorary members endorsed the new Board. It is formed by the president and six vice-presidents, and has general authority to establish broad principles and objectives of IAPH and to make decisions regarding its operation, financing and structure. Members endorsed the election of president Jens Meier (Hamburg Port Authority), who succeeds Capt. K. Subramaniam (Port

New IAPH publications introduced in Abu Dhabi

November 10, 2023

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In Abu Dhabi, two new publications were introduced, the result of intense collaboration between IAPH and its institutional partners. On the first conference day, theGuidelines on Cooperation between Customs and Port Authoritieswere presented, a joint product of the World Customs Organization and IAPH. The guidelines provide clear and practical guidance on how both parties can better work together in order to improve the speed and predictability of trade flows, while ensuring the security and int

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