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IAPH attended #TPM22 in Long Beach

March 11, 2022

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Last week, IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven attended the2022 edition of TPM, one of the largest maritime events in the world, which is held in Long Beach every year. TPM focuses on trans-Pacific container trade and is primarily a meeting platform for shippers and carriers, as well as ports. The event is organised byIHS Markit, which last week officially merged with S&P Global. In the video below you can find out what Patrick took away from the conference and how it ties in with the 2022

#IAPH2022: an exciting programme awaits

March 11, 2022

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With fourfull days of live in person conference programming,#IAPH2022will bring together leading port stakeholders in Vancouver, Canada, to#ClosetheGapsin global seaport competitiveness, setting an agenda to raise the performance of the world’s major port regions. The principal topics addressed at the conference include port performance and supply chain resilience, port innovation to facilitate cargo trade, ports as catalysts of energy transition and port leadership through diversity. The agenda

#IAPH2022: preferential hotel info available soon

March 11, 2022

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Delegates to the 2022 World Ports Conference will be able to book rooms at a reduced rate from Sunday (15) to Thursday (19) night at the Pan Pacific Hotel and Fairmont Waterfront hotel. Limited rooms are available and will be booked on a first come first serve basis. The booking link will be available fromthe conference websitein the coming days.

#IAPH2022: workshops Africa and Latin America

March 11, 2022

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The #IAPH2022 regional pre-conference workshops continue 15 March with a workshop on Sub-Saharan Africa. Our panel of senior experts includes Michael Luguje, director-general Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Bernard Osero, head of corporate affairs Kenya Ports Authority, Jens Norgaard, owner Norgaard Management & Consulting, Ilham Dounnajah, managing director Provider Logistics, Johny Smith, CEO Transnamib, Ziad Hamoui, founder Borderless Alliance and Ian Treder, logistics director OMA Group.

March-April issue of Ports & Harbors is out

March 11, 2022

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The March-April issue of the‘Vanity Fair’for port executives is out! This time, the cover story of the only port lifestyle magazine in the world features an exclusive interview withRebeca Grynspan, the recently appointed secretary-general of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). In conversation with IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven and P&H editor Ines Nastali, the secretary-general outlines her ambitions for UNCTAD as a statistical powerhouse for the maritime trade, and he

Strong IAPH presence in London this week

March 11, 2022

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This week, theContainer Terminal Automation Conferenceis held in London. Organised by IAPH associate memberPort Technology International, the programme featureskeynote addresses and panel discussions on topics such as data standardisation, automation, digitalisation, cybersecurity,advanced technology and sustainability. Speakers include the chairmen of the IAPH Data Collaboration and Legal Committees, Pascal Ollivier and Frans van Zoelen, as well as managing director Patrick Verhoeven. Patrick i

First meeting IAPH automation working group

March 11, 2022

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The first meeting of the expert group on automation under the Data Collaboration Committee took place virtually on 1 March and was well attended by more than twenty IAPH members. The group is led by Phanthian Zuesongdham from Hamburg Port Authority who facilitated the session focusing at large on brainstorming and exchanging between the participants on potential IAPH work outputs. In coordination with Pascal Ollivier, chairman of the IAPH Data Collaboration Committee, Phanthian will be consolida

Second meeting IAPH innovation working group

March 11, 2022

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Chaired by Gadi Benmoshe of Marinnovators with the support the IAPH Data Collaboration Committee chairman Pascal Ollivier (Maritime Street), the second session of the IAPH expert group on innovation was organised Tuesday this week. Membersbrainstormed on what objectives and goals should be set. Fine contributions were made to the floor from both regular port and associate members, some of are whominnovators themselves. The chairman noted the importance oflistening to beneficial cargo owners’ int

IAPH statement on the situation in Ukraine

March 04, 2022

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Ukrainian ports are in the frontline of the conflict The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) stands with the people of Ukraine in the escalating humanitarian crisis the war is causing in their country and beyond. We fully support the calls of the UN and other international institutions for hostilities to cease immediately and we share the concern of the IMO about the impact the war has on people engaged in legitimate trade, including port workers, seafarers and their families.

#IAPH2022: Vancouver is ready to welcome you!

March 04, 2022

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With less than three months to go before #IAPH2022 kicks off, IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven is in Vancouver this week, to prepare what will be the first in person World Ports Conference since 2019. Together with Sheraer Abrahams, senior event manager at IHS Markit, our events partner, he visited theVancouver Convention Centre, where the conference will take place, the main conference hotels and other venues. Patrick and Shay also met with the team atPort of Vancouver, the event host s

#IAPH2022: an exciting programme awaits

March 04, 2022

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With fourfull days of live in person conference programming,#IAPH2022will bring together leading port stakeholders in Vancouver, Canada, to#ClosetheGapsin global seaport competitiveness, setting an agenda to raise the performance of the world’s major port regions. The principal topics addressed at the conference include port performance and supply chain resilience, port innovation to facilitate cargo trade, ports as catalysts of energy transition and port leadership through diversity. The agenda

#ClosetheGaps pre-conference workshops continue

March 04, 2022

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Following a successful first series of #IAPH2022 regional pre-conference workshops held this month, the series resumes 15 March with a workshop on Sub-Saharan Africa. Our panel of senior experts includes Michael Luguje, director-general Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Bernard Osero, head of corporate affairs Kenya Ports Authority, Hassan Robleh Mahamoud, business development manager Port of Djibouti, Jens Norgaard, owner Norgaard Management & Consulting, Ilham Dounnajah, managing director Pr

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