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World Maritime News (65)

October 18, 2023

World Maritime News

Carriers lose fight to keep consortia block exemption regulation The European Commission has finally brought the axe down on the consortia block exemption regulation that had allowed container lines to avoid elements of antitrust law after carriers failed to persuade the regulator to extend the rule. The decision comes after a long-running review of the regulation, which was last extended for a four-year term in 2020 and published its staff working document summarizing its evaluation findings.

Member Ports News(64)

October 18, 2023

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region 2-Oct Autorità Portuale di Genova (Port Authority of Genoa): The Ports of Genoa convince the Swiss The National Ports Agency, Morocco: The Port of Casablanca is strengthening its support equipment by installing two new tugboats. 3-Oct Autoridad Portuaria de Bilbao: SEVEN NEW INNOVATION PROJECTS SUPPORTED BY BILBAO PORTLAB TO BE FUNDED BY PORTS 4.0 Port of Antwerp-Bruges: New intermodal connection: Antwerp - La Louvière Ports of Cabo Verde: Ports of Ca

Invitation to #IAPH2023 Roundtables

October 06, 2023

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As a new addition to this year’s #IAPH2023 World Ports Conference, three breakfast roundtables have been included in the schedule prior to the main plenaries taking place on 31 October, 1 and 2 November. The aim of these closed-door, Chatham House rule roundtables is for an organisation to demonstrate a port industry innovation to IAPH regular members. Leading infrastructure operator Van Oord will kick off the roundtable on day one to explain its highly innovative approach to long-term co-owners

#IAPH2023 Energy Transition preview at Harbor Café

October 06, 2023

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Last Friday over fifty IAPH members from around the world gathered online to preview the upcoming focus on key energy transition challenges faced by the maritime industry, which will be discussed in depth as one of the key themes of the IAPH World Ports Conference. The Harbor Café session included an intervention by Nelson Mojarro of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) who explained the concept of the join ICS-IAPH Clean Energy Marine (CEM) Hubs initiative, with the CEOs from Hamburg, Ha

ESI Advisory Group met in Le Havre

October 06, 2023

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Hosted by HAROPA PORT, the IAPH Environmental Ship Index (ESI) Advisory Group met in Le Havre last week. Thirteen experts, including chairman Bruce Anderson (Starcrest), and members from the ports of Amsterdam, Antwerp-Bruges, Hamburg, HAROPA, Los Angeles, Long Beach as well as the ESI administration (Green Award Foundation) and IAPH had a fruitful discussion on the future development of ESI (ESI 2.0), with the assistance of Panthalassa, a consultant company which IAPH has contracted this work t

Port Endeavor partners met in Geneva

October 06, 2023

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This year’s annual meeting review of the Port Endeavor sustainability game took place at the UNCTAD headquarters in Geneva, with representatives from APEC Antwerp-Flanders Port Training and IAPH being hosted by UNCTAD TrainforTrade (TfT) team for two days of strategic planning and discussions on enhancements in game dynamics and content. The team reviewed the new hybrid format that was successfully used in over thirty gameplays this year by the three partners in Europe and Latin America in Engli

October ESI scores published

October 06, 2023

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The latest scores of the IAPH Environmental Ship Index (ESI) project were published on 1 October. The number of vessels with an ESI score above 20 is at 4,871, whereas the total number of vessels in the ESI database is at6,619. Compared to July the average ESI score increased slightly to 31,2. The number of incentive providers is at 60. Is your port already part of the ESI programme? If not, find out moreon the ESI websiteor contact Takeshi Suzuki at :[email protected]

IAPH took part in World Maritime Day celebration

October 06, 2023

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This year’s World Maritime Day was celebrated at the IMO headquarters in London under the theme‘MARPOL at 50 – Our commitment goes on’, commemorating the 50thanniversary of the adoption of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), which covers prevention of pollution of the marine environment by ships from operational or accidental causes. IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven and IMO liaison and policy officer Rhona Macdonald joined the celebration at

IAPH spoke at TOC Africa

October 06, 2023

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The secondTOC Africaconference was held in Tanger Med, Morocco, on 20 and 21 September. Pascal Ollivier, chairman of IAPH’s Data Collaboration Committee and president of Maritime Street, moderated a panel on digitalising maritime and logistics in Africa. Pascal emphasised the approaching IMO deadline for member states to install a Maritime Single Window and recalled the five take aways that came from the symposium that IAPH organised with BIMCO and IMO on the subject at the beginning of this yea

IAPH joined Trade Facilitation Innovation Days

October 06, 2023

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Trade facilitation experts, including government officials, policymakers, logistics providers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, software developers, academics, and other stakeholders, gathered online 19 and 20 SeptemberTrade Facilitation Innovation Days 2023, to share innovative proposals on streamlining trade. The two-day online event, hosted by UNCTAD and the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation focused attention on some of the hottest topics in world trade, including harnessing technology t

IAPH Insider- October 5, 2023

October 05, 2023

IAPH Insider

This edition covers: This week's Insider highlight with Rhona Macdonald Invitation to #IAPH2023 Roundtables #IAPH2023 Energy Transition preview at Harbor Café Port Endeavor partners met in Geneva UNCTAD Smart Sustainable Ports project launched UNCTAD presents Review of Maritime Transport 2023 ESI Advisory Group met in Le Havre October ESI scores published IMO continues workon safe use of alternative fuels CLIA publishes annual environmental report Welcome to new members f

World Maritime News (64)

October 04, 2023

World Maritime News

Topics on the Green Corridor Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, the Port of Rotterdam, and 20 other partners in the Rotterdam-Singapore green corridor project will work together to cut emissions by 20%-30% by 2030 compared with 2022 levels. The corridor’s backers, which include shipping companies, banks, ports, and research institutes, will attempt to meet the International Maritime Organization’s new green targets by developing and using zero- and near-zero-emission fuels in containersh

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