IAPH Insider – 7 January 2021

January 07, 2021

IAPH Insider

This edition of IAPH Insider covers: Discover the new Ports & Harbors ! Green Award Foundation to take ESI to the next level IAPH and BPA are hiring London-based advisor Save the dates of our regional webinars Invoices for 2021 membership fees issued IMO symposium on low and zero carbon fuels Workshop on sediment management and climate change ENISA issues guidelines on port cyber risk management IAME 2021 conference to be held in Rotterdam Submit your projects for the 202

Europe region kicks off IAPH regional webinars

January 07, 2021


On the initiative of Vice-President for Europe Jens Meier, IAPH andHamburg Port Authorityorganised an online regional meeting last week for European members. The programme contained an awareness-raising session on cybersecurity and digital trust with presentations by Jens Meier, Catalina Grimalt (Port of Barcelona) and Tom Koehler (KPMG). IAPH President Santiago Garcia Milà gave an update on recent IAPH developments and introduced the organisation’swork programme for 2021. The video recording of

IAPH to take ESI to the next level with support of Green Award Foundation

January 07, 2021


IAPH has signed an agreement with the Rotterdam-based Green Award Foundation to administer and expand the formula-based Environmental Ship Index (ESI), which allows port authorities and maritime administrations to reward vessels for improved energy efficiency and reduced emissions. The agreement is to take the popular Index to the next level in terms of full-time administrative support, governance and further expansion. Since its creation ten years ago, the ESI has become the established standar

IAPH and BPA are hiring London-based advisor

January 07, 2021


To strengthen our policy work on sustainability and, notably, our presence at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), we have teamed up with our associate member the British Ports Association (BPA) in jointly recruiting a London-based sustainability advisor. For IAPH, the focus will be on the regulatory and capacity-building agenda of the IMO, covering work areas relevant to ports, including maritime emissions, trade facilitation, digital transformation, automation, safety and security. F

Save the dates of our regional webinars

January 07, 2021


We start the New Year with three regional webinars, for ports in the South Asian subcontinent, West and Central Africa and Central and South America. The one-and-a-half hour webinars will respectively be held on 28 January (03.00 PM IST/GMT+5.30), 4 February (11.00 AM WAT/GMT+1) and 11 February (11.00 AM EST/GMT-5). The Asian webinar will be held in partnership with the Indian Ports Association (IPA), the African webinar in partnership with the Port Management Association for West and Central Af

World Maritime News (1)

January 07, 2021

World Maritime News

Shippers face new twists, risky turns in pandemic-alerted market Supply chain practitioners looking for a game plan in 2021 find themselves in a difficult position. COVID-19 made suddenly safety stock no longer bad thing and it increased inventory carrying costs. The dramatic shift to on-line shopping, coupled with the expectations of next-day delivery, is also spurring the growth of imports at warehouse for major online sellers who need to have enough stock on hand not just to meet demand, but

Member Port News (1)

January 05, 2021

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region December 10 Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva: The Port finalizes the control of access to the South Pier Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company: An island for wild birds will be built in Lake Varna GIE HAROPA (Harbours of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris): HAROPA and Ports of Normandy join forces to help transport operators get ready for Brexit The National Ports Agency(Morocco): The National Ports Agency participates in “IDARATHON2020″ Ports of Cabo Verde: Noti

COVID-19 updates (1)

January 04, 2021


Europe and Africa Region Finland Port of Helsinki Dec 29:Coronavirus – instructions for passengers Israel IPCSA Dec 23:Season’s Greetings … at the end of an unprecedented year Latvia Freeport of Riga Dec 21:More than half of the companies of the Port of Riga will end the year with an increase in cargo turnover Netherland Port of Rotterdam Dec 22:No access to port of Rotterdam for passengers from England Poland Port of Gdańsk Dec 29:Hard work and joining the top 20 European

COVID-19 updates (38)

December 21, 2020


Europe and Africa Region Belgium Port of Antwerp Dec 15:GDP standard for pharmaceuticals at Port of Antwerp Italy Port of Genoa Dec 15:Risk Management in the Ports of Genoa Spain Port of Barcelona Dec 16:The Port of Barcelona reverses the trend in November and records 24% increase in container movement Port of Tenerife Dec 18:Protocol for risk management against COVID-19 – Cruise Terminals America Region USA Port of Los Angels Dec 15:NOVEMBER CARGO VOLUME INCREASES 22% A

COVID-19 updates (37)

December 14, 2020


Europe and Africa Region Albania Durrës Port Authority Dec10:November 2020, ferries transported 2% more goods than the same period a year ago Finland Port of Helsinki Dec 8:Coronavirus – instructions for passengers Germany Port of Hamburg Dec 12:How to ensure a safe port of the future: Jens Meier conducts his 1st IAPH Regional Meeting in Hamburg Spain Port of Barcelona Dec 10:The Port of Barcelona collaborates with Singapore to ensure the safety of maritime crews against COVI

COVID-19 updates (36)

December 07, 2020


Europe and Africa Region Albania Durrës Port Authority Dec 2:Disinfection of port facilities has continued regularly throughout the territory of the largest port of the country Gibraltar Gibraltar Port Authority Dec 3:Technical Call – Cruise Liner ‘Carnival Fascination’ Italy Port of Genoa Dec 1:Traffic trend – October 2020 Spain Port of Tenerife Dec 4:The Port of Tenerife, base from tomorrow for the luxury cruise “Europa2″ Port of Valencia Dec 3:Valencia port community o

Global survey on port transparency practices

December 03, 2020


We are very happy to support the initiative of PortEconomics members Mary Brooks, Geraldine Knatz, Thanos Pallis and Gordon Wilmsmeier who are conducting a global survey on port transparency practices. The aim is to define best practices from the perspective of port authorities, port users, stakeholders, researchers, and regulators about what needs to be made visible and to whom, and what is considered to be verifiable in reporting. We warmly encourage all port practitioners to take the online s