NEWS & EVENTS

IAPH engages Indian membership in Mumbai

February 22, 2024

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In the last two weeks, IAPH’s representative for India Ennarasu Karunesan attended both the EXIM BHP-CTL international conference last week as speaker as well as joining IAPH president Jens Meier at the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce reception which took place last night in Mumbai, organised by Hamburg Port Marketing. At the BHP-CTL conference, Ennarasu joined a panel on 15 February which included the chair of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) and other senior industry figures on bes

ArcelorMittal Shipping joins IAPH

February 22, 2024

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IAPH welcomed new associate member ArcelorMittal Shipping at a meeting held at IAPH’s London office in Park Street earlier this month. Deepak Sachdeva, head of global ports, and captain Nitin Mehrotra, general manager shipping, chartering, ports & logistics, were hosted by IAPH business development director Nick Blackmore and policy and IMO liaison officer Rhona Macdonald. ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company. The group discussed ArcelorMittal Shipping’s goals and partic

IAPH Insider- February 22, 2024

February 22, 2024

IAPH Insider

This edition covers: This week’s Insider highlight with Antonis Michail Competition for 2024 IAPH Sustainability Awards opens Port Endeavor in nominationfor UNCTAD Awards Port Endeavor played in Dutch ports Final call for Harbor Café sessions on Red Sea crisis IAPH supports call to release crew of Galaxy Leader Registration for Technical Committee Days is now open Calling cruise port members: join the ESI at-berth module Registration for 2024 World Ports Conference is open

World Maritime News (73)

February 22, 2024

World Maritime News

Hutchison Ports sees structural changes ahead at its Hong Kong terminals The ports under Hong Kong-based terminal operator Hutchison Ports’ Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Trust turned in a poor performance for 2023, indicating big changes in the sector. Overall full-year throughput fell 6% to 21.3m teu while the trust’s collection of terminals in Hong Kong port grouped under HPH Kwai Tsing plunged 15% to 7.6m teu. Volumes at Hutchison Ports Yantian in the neighboring province in mainland China s

First sponsors announced as #IAPH2024 gathers pace

February 09, 2024

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We are pleased to announce IRM Offshore and Marine Engineers Pvt. Ltd. as a silver sponsor, TT Club as a bronze and badge sponsor, andHamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) as a bronze sponsor of the 2024 IAPH World Ports Conference. Taking place 8-10 October, #IAPH2024 will be held at Hamburg Congress Centre, a state-of-the-art convention venue. The host sponsor for the event is Hamburg Port Authority and early bird registration is now open. This year’s edition of the conference will focus on m

Harbor Café on Red Sea crisis – 26 and 27 February

February 09, 2024

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The first global IAPH Harbor Café session of the year will focus on the ongoing crisis in the Red Sea and the strategies deployed by ports and key stakeholders to foster resilience in the face of persistent disruptions. This discussion will serve as an appetizer for the theme of this year’s IAPH World Ports Conference, which focuses on risk and resilience. Given our commitment to ensure broad participation, we are offering two meetings, on 26 February from 5 to 6.30 PM CET and on 27 February fro

IAPH Technical Committee Days topics announced

February 09, 2024

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The next edition of the IAPH Technical Committee Days will take place 25-27 March in London, in hybrid format. IAPH associate member TT Club has kindly offered to hold the meetings at their Fenchurch Street headquarters, in the heart of the City of London. Content sessions will cover a wide range of topics, including the IMO agenda on decarbonising shipping, cybersecurity in the context of implementing the IMO Maritime Single Window, clean marine fuels and port readiness, data harmonisation for

APEC-CMAT-IAPH International Port Strategy Course

February 09, 2024

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For the fourth year in a row, IAPH is collaborating with its associate members Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Centre (APEC) and the Centre for Maritime and Air Transport (C-MAT) in organising a course on international port strategy. The course features interactive online sessions from 15 April to 10 May, followed by a live week in Antwerp from 13 to 17 May. During the interactive online sessions, international port and maritime experts from around the globe will share their knowledge and best pr

Forthcoming IAPH submissions to IMO FAL 48

February 09, 2024

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At the forthcoming 48th meeting of the IMO Facilitation Committee, IAPH have made a number of submissions that reflect the ongoing work and recent progress made at the Data Collaboration Committee. IAPH, alongside Pascal Ollivier, Frans Van Zoelen and other stakeholders, have submitted three documents to this session. Following the 1 January 2024 deadline requiring Contracting States to the FAL Convention to set up a Maritime Single Window (MSW), IAPH have submitted a document aiming to draw t

IAPH president visited Port of Vancouver

February 09, 2024

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As part of a trip to North America, IAPH president Jens Meier visited the Port of Vancouver two weeks ago. Together with Simone Maraschi, chairman of the IAPH Cruise Committee and managing director of Cruise Gate Hamburg, he met with Port of Vancouver’s CEO Peter Xotta who succeeded Robin Silvester last fall. Robin also served as IAPH vice-president for North America. Joining the meeting was the port authority’s harbour master Shri Madiwal, vice-chairman of the IAPH Risk and Resilience Committee

IAPH Insider- February 8, 2024

February 09, 2024

IAPH Insider

This edition covers: This week’s Insider highlight with Patrick Verhoeven First sponsors announced as #IAPH2024 gathers pace Harbor Café on Red Sea crisis – 26 and 27 February IAPH Technical Committee Days topics announced APEC-CMAT-IAPH International Port Strategy Course IMO secretary-general sets fresh agenda for maritime Forthcoming IAPH submissions to IMO FAL 48 IMO agrees on plan to reduce underwater noise from ships IAPH president visited Port of Vancouver IAPH collea

IAPH colleagues met in Tokyo and Kobe

February 09, 2024

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Last week IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven and strategy and communications director Victor Shieh met up with secretary-general Masahiko Furuichi and our Japanese colleagues at the IAPH office in Tokyo as part of the implementation of thenew organisational structure. They set out planning for 2024, which will include major upgrades to both IAPH and WPSP websites, the digitisation of the membership directory and major membership outreach projects. Patrick and Victor were also accompanied

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