NEWS & EVENTS

– News from IAPH member port – Ashdod Port has entered an agreement to purchase 5 new advanced STS cranes

March 03, 2021

News

Following the Board of Directors approval of the terms, the Port of Ashdod has entered an agreement to purchase 5 new advanced STS cranes for a total cost of ILS 240M. The ZPMC cranes will be used in the semi-automated container terminal on Pier 21 East, which is currently being retrofitted to accommodate 24,000 TEU mega-ships by deepening the channel and reinforcing the pier. The Ashdod Port Company is happy to announce that after extensive negotiations it has reached an agreement with ZP

Member Port News (5)

March 03, 2021

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region February 16 Northport (Malaysia) Bhd: DFDS to increase capacity on route North Sea Port – Gothenburg Oslo Port Authority: Railway – an unused solution Port Autonome de Conakry: INFO PAC: Reception of the Tugboat at the Port of Conakry Port of Göteborg AB: Gothenburg named Sweden’s best logistics location February 17 Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva: The Port of Huelva and the IAM defend work environments free of sexual harassment and move towards real an

COVID-19 updates (9)

March 01, 2021

COVID-19

Europe and Africa Region Germany Hamburg Port Authority Feb 25:Consequences of COVID Pandemic Affect the Port of Hamburg’s 2020 Throughput Israel Ashdod Port Company Feb 26:New digital training system in the port of Ashdod Kenya Port of Mombasa Feb 25:Port of Mombasa records minimum vessel delays Spain Port of Barcelona Feb 25:The Port of Barcelona closes 2020 with a result 17 million euros despite the pandemic America Region Panama Panama Maritime Authority Feb 22:LABOR

– News from IAPH member port – Completion of Wharf No. 36 Enables Port of Taichung to Fully Promote National Offshore Wind Farm Development Goals

February 24, 2021

News

“Port of Taichung, TIPC has a key role to play in helping the Executive Yuan achieve the nationwide target of 5.7GW installed offshore wind farm generation capacity by 2025. Port of Taichung President Sean Lu notes that Ørsted Taiwan has leased Wharf 36 together with 35ha of land adjacent to Wharf Nos. 35~37. The company has announced it will use its Port of Taichung base to receive wind turbine parts and to build and ship out turbine assemblies. Active competition for these contracts are keep

Welcome to new members!

February 24, 2021

News

We are pleased to announce two new IAPH members who have just joined us. A new member port isPort of Bergen(Mr. Johnny Breivik, Port Director) thatis the second largest port in Norway, and one of the most popular cruise destinations in Europe. Awake.Al(Mr.Karno Tenovuo, CEO) is a new Associate member from Finland, who offers a revolutionary digital platform for better collaboration and planning between all maritime operators by combining raw data from al

COVID-19 updates (8)

February 22, 2021

COVID-19

Europe and Africa Region Israel Ashdod Port Company Feb 14:The port of Ashdod encourages its employees to get vaccinated against the corona Italy Port of Genoa Feb 15:The Palacrociere di Savona hosts the “Silver Vaccination Day” Netherland Port of Rotterdam Feb 19:Throughput recovers in second half year at the fully operational port of Rotterdam Spain Ports of Tenerife Feb 18:Ports of Tenerife requests the Government of the Canary Islands the preferential vaccination of its ess

IAPH Insider – 18 February 2021

February 18, 2021

IAPH Insider

This edition of IAPH Insider covers: ESI nominated for Green4Sea Sustainability Award IAPH Clean Marine Fuels work presented to IMO WPCAP ports take new series of climate change actions Main outcomes ofIAPH Climate and Energy Committee IAPH Data and Risk Committees on 24 and 25 February Join our 'get to know IMO' sessions New World Ports Conference webinar seriesstarted IMO and WISTA survey on women in maritime IAPH Women's Forum brainstorm on 3 March Board adopts 2021 bu

IAPH Women’s Forum brainstorm on 3 March

February 18, 2021

News

Members of the IAPH Women’s Forum are invited to note 3 March in their diaries for an online brainstorm session on the future agenda of the Forum. Led by its new Chair, Flor Pitty, Director-General of Ports and Ancillary Services at Panama Maritime Authority, the session will take stock of present initiatives, including the scholarship programme and the mentoring pilot project. Forum members will be invited to discuss new initiatives, including closer collaboration with other international and r

Board adopts 2021 budget and membership strategy

February 18, 2021

News

The IAPH Board met online on 8 February. Board members adopted the budget proposal for 2021, the first following the new configuration of staff and other resources decided last year and the integration of the Environmental Ship Index. A preliminary report on the ESI operation was discussed. Board members also considered a strategy to grow the IAPH membership over the next years. This will now be translated in a concrete action plan, with regional targets. The Board further adopted the arrangemen

Major turnout at our Central and South America webinar

February 18, 2021

News

Nearly 300 participants from the Central and South American port sector joined the latest IAPH regional webinar, which was held 11 February in partnership with the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organisation of American States. The webinar focused on implementing port community systems, a proactive approach to port business continuity and planning an effective port community outreach programme. Presentations from Patrick Verhoeven, IAPH Managing Director, Dwaine Powell, Director Port C

World Maritime News (4)

February 18, 2021

World Maritime News

Global container trade volume 2020 Global container traffic in 2020 came in just 1.2% lower than in the previous 12 months despite the upheaval of the pandemic, the latest figures from Container Trades Statistics shows with 168.2 million teu in 2020 compared with around 170 million teu in 2019. Transpacific trade was a rise of 7.3% at 20.1 million, while Asia-Europe trade saw the annual total of 15.8 million teu falling short by 5.5% on the previous year. Read more:Lloyd’s List Several E

Member Port News (4)

February 16, 2021

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region February 2 Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva: The new Muelle de Levante, closer to being a reality February 3 Autoridad Portuaria de Bilbao: XHIBITION ON THE DOCKS OF PORTUGALETE, WITH PHOTOS FROM THE PORT AUTHORITY ARCHIVE COLLECTION Port of Rotterdam Authority: Expansion of the Sif quay wall February 4 Authority for Transport in Malta: TM CAD issues Part-145 approval certificate to Aviet Technic Limited Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva: The Port of Huelva

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