Nick Blackmore joins IAPH team 

January 26, 2024


We are delighted to welcome Nick Blackmore in the IAPH team, who has joined as director of business development. Nick’s role will focus on the strategic and commercial development and marketing of IAPH’s portfolio of products and services, including the Environmental Ship Index (ESI), the World Ports Conference and initiatives relating to the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP).Previously, Nick has worked on a consulting basis for the IAPH. Last year, he managed the organisation’s member

IAPH Insider- January 25, 2024

January 25, 2024

IAPH Insider

This edition covers: This week’s Insider highlight with Victor Shieh Risk and Resilience main theme #IAPH2024 ICS hosts CEM Hubs workshop Marine fuels assessment tool enters next stage Look out for the new IMO Future Fuels Portal World Ports Tracker Survey – a reminder Nick Blackmore joins IAPH team Welcome to new members New WCO secretary-general takes office Member Port News World Maritime News Calendar of Events This week’s Insider highlight with Victor Shie

World Maritime News (71)

January 24, 2024

World Maritime News

Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd to form new alliance Container shipping's alliances face another new shake-up with the announcement on 17 January of an agreement between Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd that will come into effect following the dissolution of the 2M agreement in 2025. Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk have signed an agreement for a new long-term operational agreement, the Gemini Cooperation, that will launch in February 2025. The operational cooperation will cover 26 mainlane services on seven trades, includ

Member Ports News(70)

January 23, 2024

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region 8-Jan Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva: ONCE celebrates the potential of the Port of Huelva in its coupon Oslo Port Authority: Unicon bets on electric concrete deliveries 9-Jan Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia (Port Authority of Valencia): Valenciaport's third solar plant underway Freeport of Riga Authority: The US ambassador gets to know the port of Riga 10-Jan Autoridad Portuaria de Sevilla: The Port Authority of Seville begins the processing of a conc

Welcome! CAD-IT Consultants from Singapore

January 19, 2024


We are pleased to announce that CAD-IT Consultants has joined the IAPH as an associate member. CAT-IT Consultants is a Singapore-based company with a presence across 15 global offices and a 32-year track record of excellence in digital transformation. It provides advisory consulting to port digital transformation projects, covering planning, scheduling, port operations, engineering truck monitoring, HSE and advanced port analysis. For more information, please visit the following website.

The Chair of IAPH Finance and Audit Committee appointed

January 15, 2024


We are delighted to announce that the appointment of Gerd Ramdohr who heads up financial services at the Hamburg Port Authority, as the chairperson of the IAPH Finance and Audit Committee. During the board meeting on October 30, 2023, Mr. Ramdohr was approved to assume the role of the Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee. The Vice Chair of theIAPH Finance and Audit Committee committee will remain unchanged, with Shinsuke Ito, President of Yokohama Port Corporation, continuing in the role.

Welcome! Traxens from France

January 12, 2024


We are pleased to announce that Traxens has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Traxens is the world's first smart container solutions provider for the global supply chain. It specializes in container traceability solutions for international transport. Today, the tens of thousands of smart containers equipped by Traxens are available at 450 sites in 55 countries to provide visibility and effectively combat illicit trafficking. Traxens supports more than 300 customers with technological i

Participate in the 2024 World Ports Tracker survey

January 12, 2024


We are off to a flying start in 2024, which also includes compiling the yearly version of the IAPH World Ports Tracker report, combiningS&P Global container port performance data, UNCTAD Liner Connectivity data as well as IAPH survey response data analysis on vessel calls, cargo volumes and key intermodal availability, analysed by Theo Notteboom and Thanos Pallis, two of the world's leading maritime economists.The data analysis does not only focus on containerised cargo. There are analyses of bu

Climate and Energy Committee to meet online 16 January

January 12, 2024


The IAPH Climate and Energy Committee will be meeting virtually on 16 January, from 4 to 6 PM CET. In the presence of IMO and UNCTAD officers, members will be updated on the latest submissions and expectations ahead of the forthcoming 81stmeeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 81) in March and the preceding intersessional working group meeting on GHG emissions from ships, as well as on progress with the ongoing assessment of the impact that measures being examined by IM

Share your views on marine fuels readiness tool

January 12, 2024


Ahead of the Climate and Energy Committee meeting, we are seeking your feedback on the Port Readiness Levels for Marine Fuels (PRL-MF) Assessment Tool. PRL-MF was developed by the World Ports Climate Action Program (WPCAP) and the IAPH Clean Marine Fuels (CMF) Working Group. The tool allows users to assess both the port readiness for a call of vessels sailing on a marine fuel that is still new to the port, and the port readiness for the bunkering of such a marine fuel. The tool will be released

ESI scores January published

January 12, 2024


The latest scores of the IAPH Environmental Ship Index (ESI) project were published on 1 January. The number of vessels with an ESI score above 20 is at 4,587, whereas the total number of vessels in the ESI database is at 6,350. Compared to July the average ESI score remained stable at 31.1. The number of incentive providers increased from 60 to 63. Is your port already part of the ESI programme? If not, find out more onthe ESI websiteor contact Takeshi Suzuki at : [email protected]

Designing a Future of Work toolkit

January 12, 2024


One of the main activities in the comingyear of the IAPH Data Collaboration Committee will be to support member ports in the Future of Work. What does this mean? Attractingand retainingtalentto the ports industry with skills in automation, AI, cybersecurity and other cutting-edge technologies is becoming a major challenge, which is why we wish to develop a Future of Work toolkit under the World Ports Sustainability Program which can support members to do just that.To succeed and ensure what we b