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World Matime News (72)

February 07, 2024

World Maritime News

Almost all ultra-large box tonnage sailing around Cape of Good Hope Ultra-large box tonnage serving the Asia-Europe trade route is now sailing almost exclusively around the Cape of Good Hope in response to Houthi attacks in the Red Sea. Data from Lloyd's List Intelligence show Suez Canal transits by ultra-large containerships have also slowed to a mere trickle amid the exodus, which, in turn, has led to almost a complete rerouting of trade in little over a month. Since the turn of the year, the

Member Ports News(71)

February 07, 2024

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region 23-Jan Port Autonome de Cotonou: WORKSHOP ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CAP GENDER POLICY Port of Bergen: This is how the cruise industry works with sustainability 25-Jan Hamburg Port Authority: European Commission combats drugs trafficing in ports Freeport of Riga Authority: A new container cargo transportation line Riga-Hall-Rotterdam-Helsinki has been established Port of Antwerp-Bruges: Automatic discount for Green Award inland vessels 29-Jan Autor

Risk and Resilience main theme #IAPH2024

January 26, 2024

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The 2024 IAPH World Ports Conference, which will be held in Hamburg 8-10October under the host sponsorship of Hamburg Port Authority, hasa brand new portal, courtesy of our new conference partner Mercator Media. The main theme of the conference is already on: ‘ManagingRisk - Building Resilience -UnlockingOpportunities”.2024 will be a pivotal year for ports and their communities. Geopolitical instability is on the rise. Physical and digital security is under threat, at sea and on shore.Shipowne

Marine fuels assessment tool enters next stage

January 26, 2024

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More than forty IAPH members attended the Climate and Energy committee meeting held virtually on 16 January. The highlight of the agenda was the discussion over the current status and future development of the Port Readiness Levels for Marine Fuels (PRL-MF) assessment tool that has been jointly developed by the IAPH Clean Marine Fuels (CMF) working group and the World Ports Climate Action Program (WPCAP). In line with the outcomes of the recent dedicated survey, the committee gave overwhelming p

World Ports Tracker Survey – a reminder

January 26, 2024

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All member and non-member ports are cordially invited to answer as many relevant questions as possiblefor the next IAPH World Ports tracker report which will be published by the Association and its authors Professor Theo Notteboom and Professor Thanos Pallis covering 2023 and beyond. The survey includes once-a-year questions on investments in infrastructure and sustainability and also includes a topical question on the impact of the Red Sea situation on ports, both globally and regionally. What

Nick Blackmore joins IAPH team 

January 26, 2024

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We are delighted to welcome Nick Blackmore in the IAPH team, who has joined as director of business development. Nick’s role will focus on the strategic and commercial development and marketing of IAPH’s portfolio of products and services, including the Environmental Ship Index (ESI), the World Ports Conference and initiatives relating to the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP).Previously, Nick has worked on a consulting basis for the IAPH. Last year, he managed the organisation’s member

IAPH Insider- January 25, 2024

January 25, 2024

IAPH Insider

This edition covers: This week’s Insider highlight with Victor Shieh Risk and Resilience main theme #IAPH2024 ICS hosts CEM Hubs workshop Marine fuels assessment tool enters next stage Look out for the new IMO Future Fuels Portal World Ports Tracker Survey – a reminder Nick Blackmore joins IAPH team Welcome to new members New WCO secretary-general takes office Member Port News World Maritime News Calendar of Events This week’s Insider highlight with Victor Shie

World Maritime News (71)

January 24, 2024

World Maritime News

Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd to form new alliance Container shipping's alliances face another new shake-up with the announcement on 17 January of an agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd that will come into effect following the dissolution of the 2M agreement in 2025. Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk have signed an agreement for a new long-term operational agreement, the Gemini Cooperation, that will launch in February 2025. The operational cooperation will cover 26 mainlane services on seven trades, includ

Member Ports News(70)

January 23, 2024

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region 8-Jan Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva: ONCE celebrates the potential of the Port of Huelva in its coupon Oslo Port Authority: Unicon bets on electric concrete deliveries 9-Jan Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia (Port Authority of Valencia): Valenciaport's third solar plant underway Freeport of Riga Authority: The US ambassador gets to know the port of Riga 10-Jan Autoridad Portuaria de Sevilla: The Port Authority of Seville begins the processing of a conc

Welcome! CAD-IT Consultants from Singapore

January 19, 2024

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We are pleased to announce that CAD-IT Consultants has joined the IAPH as an associate member. CAT-IT Consultants is a Singapore-based company with a presence across 15 global offices and a 32-year track record of excellence in digital transformation. It provides advisory consulting to port digital transformation projects, covering planning, scheduling, port operations, engineering truck monitoring, HSE and advanced port analysis. For more information, please visit the following website.

The Chair of IAPH Finance and Audit Committee appointed

January 15, 2024

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We are delighted to announce that the appointment of Gerd Ramdohr who heads up financial services at the Hamburg Port Authority, as the chairperson of the IAPH Finance and Audit Committee. During the board meeting on October 30, 2023, Mr. Ramdohr was approved to assume the role of the Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee. The Vice Chair of theIAPH Finance and Audit Committee committee will remain unchanged, with Shinsuke Ito, President of Yokohama Port Corporation, continuing in the role.

Welcome! Traxens from France

January 12, 2024

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We are pleased to announce that Traxens has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Traxens is the world's first smart container solutions provider for the global supply chain. It specializes in container traceability solutions for international transport. Today, the tens of thousands of smart containers equipped by Traxens are available at 450 sites in 55 countries to provide visibility and effectively combat illicit trafficking. Traxens supports more than 300 customers with technological i

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