NEWS & EVENTS

Welcome! Indian Maritime University from India

November 11, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that Indian Maritime University has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Indian Maritime University (IMU), established in 2008 as a Central University, is poised to play a key role in developing trained human resources for the maritime sector. IMU presently offers Diploma, Degree, Postgraduate Diploma, and Post Graduate Degree courses in Nautical Science, Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, Ship Building & Repair, Maritime Management, Doctor

IAPH vice-president José Firmo at COP27

November 11, 2022

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The27thUN Climate Change Conference (COP 27)is being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, during this and next week. IAPH is represented at the summit by its vice-president for Central and South America José Firmo, the CEO of Porto do Açu in Brazil. Tomorrow, José will be participating in a side event on the production of future marine fuels and the opportunities this creates for renewable energy production in developing countries. The event is jointly organised by the International Maritime Organiza

New CMF bunker checklists include liquid hydrogen

November 11, 2022

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The IAPH Clean Marine Fuels (CMF) Working Group has published a total of six new checklists, which cater for both ship-to-ship and truck-to-ship bunkering operations of liquefied gasses as a marine fuel at ports. Following the sterling work of the members of the working group, these checklists, which are applicable to LNG and liquefied biogas, but also to liquid hydrogen,will contribute in a very concrete way towards the energy transition of shipping.The harmonised bunker checklists reflect the

Joint CMF/WPCAP work on port readiness for new fuels

November 11, 2022

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A joint hybrid workshop on defining port readiness levels to accommodate alternative fuels for ships took place in Rotterdam on 1 November, bringing together members of the IAPH Clean Marine Fuels (CMF) Working Group and the World Ports Climate Action Program (WPCAP). This follows previous coordination between the groups and agreement to work together on this important exercise. Around fifteen participants joined and progressed the work that was initiated in May this year during the WPCAP meetin

Port Endeavor partners held first annual review meeting

November 11, 2022

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On 27 and 28 October,IAPH and itsPort Endeavorgame partnersAPEC (Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center)andUNCTAD TrainForTrademet at the headquarters of the Port of Antwerp-Bruges in order to share experiences on gameplays, content and to brainstorm about the next version of the game, which gives insight on how ports integrate the UN Sustainable Development Goals into their business. The meeting coincided a year on since the first post-pandemic, in-person gameplays were organised by both partner

Register now for Maritime Single Window symposium

November 11, 2022

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Registration is now open for IAPH regular and associate members who are interested in attending the joint IMO-IAPH-BIMCO symposium being organised at the IMO headquarters in London on 18-19 January,just under one year before the 2024 deadline for member states to implementthe IMO Maritime Single Window requirement. Practical case studies of successful single windows and useful tools and guidelines to support implementationwill be offered at the symposium. It followsthe recent webinarexplaining

Next Harbor Café on robotics and pollution prevention

November 11, 2022

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The IAPH Africa and Europe regions continue their joint series of Harbor Cafés on digitalisation, with the next online session discussing how robotics and automation can help overcoming pollution in ports. It will be held 9 December from 09.00 to 10.30 AM CET via Teams. In the coming weeks, members will be informed about the special guests who will join the Harbor Café to share their innovative projects and experiences, while having an open discussion with all participants. The invitation with t

Results IAPH Data Collaboration Committee meeting

November 11, 2022

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The IAPH Technical Committee on Data Collaboration met virtually on 3 November. Well attended by more than 30 participants, the committee evaluated progress on the IAPH collaborative initiatives with the World Bank, the World Customs Organization, the World Economic Forum and ChainPort and reflected on the way forward. Following a presentation on the initiatives under the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), members discussed further potential synergies. On IMO related work, the commit

IAPH innovation white paper presented in Valencia

November 11, 2022

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From 24 to 26 October, theValencia Digital Summitwas held in the Spanish port city, an event which gathered more than 12,000 attendeesfrom over 35 countries. IAPH Data Collaboration Committee chair Pascal Ollivier (Maritime Street) and vice-chair Gadi Benmoshe (Marinnovators) spoke at the event, introducing the recently published IAPH white paperThe mindshift to innovation in ports. They participated in the Port and Logistics Forum that was co-organised byFundación Valenciaport. The IAPH white p

IAPH presented at Sustainable Port Congress in Bilbao

November 11, 2022

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IAPH technical director Antonis Michail attended theSustainable Port Congressin Bilbao on 8 and 9 November. Co-organised by the Port Authority and the Chamber of Commerce of Bilbao, the congress attracted more than 200 port professionals from Spain and Europe. The congress programme was built along four main themes;governance and ethics, health and well-being, climate and energy, and port-city relations. Antonis joined the panel session on decarbonisation and climate resilience to highlight key

IAPH Insider- November 10, 2022

November 10, 2022

IAPH Insider

This edition of IAPH Insider covers: This week's Insider highlights with MD Patrick Verhoeven IAPH vice-president José Firmo at COP27 Clean Energy Marine Hubs network expands New CMF bunker checklists include liquid hydrogen Joint CMF/WPCAP work on port readinessfor new fuels November-December issue of Ports & Harbors is out Port Endeavor partners held first annual review meeting 106th session of IMO Maritime Safety Committee Register now forMaritime Single Window symposium

November-December issue of Ports & Harbors is out

November 10, 2022

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In the November-December issue of Ports & Harbors we interviewKatharine Palmer, UN Climate Champions’ shipping lead and Lloyds Register’s global sustainability manager. Ahead of COP 27 and IMO MEPC 79, she speaks abouther role in collectively bringing all actors in the maritime ecosystem together to help the industrytransition towards zero-emission fuels. Also featuring inthis edition: our editor Ines Nastali provides a global insight onwhich ports offer electricity at berth, Methanex's Jason Ch

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