Next IAPH Africa and Europe Harbor Café on 9 December

October 28, 2022


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 overcomepollution in ports. It will be held 9 December from 9to 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. An invitation has been sent t

IAPH Insider- October 27, 2022

October 27, 2022

IAPH Insider

This edition of IAPH Insider covers: This week's Insider highlights with MD Patrick Verhoeven Maritime Single Window: a window of opportunities Share your datafor third quarter World Ports Tracker IAPH 2021-2022 Annual Report is published Save the date: 2023 World Ports Conference in Abu Dhabi Welcome to four new associate members IAPH Board appoints new technical committee officials Don't miss the nexttechnical committees meetings IAPH attended IMO just low-carbon transition

World Maritime News (43)

October 26, 2022

World Maritime News

Outlook for shipping rates Major Chinese seaports are seeing a drop in container throughput, underlying a continued weakening of cargo demand and freight rates. Due to slack demand on transpacific and China-Europe trades, rates are expected to continue lurching lower amid easing congestion. The release of containership capacity previously tied up in congestion, combined with slowing volume demand, has sent the supply/demand balance back to the pre-pandemic levels. As a result, additional press

Welcome! Suez Canal Authority from Egypt

October 26, 2022


We are pleased to announce that Suez Canal Authority joined the IAPH as an associate member. The Suez Canal is considered the shortest link between the east and the west due to its unique geographic location. The Suez Canal Authority (SCA), established on July 26th, 1956, is a public and independent authority of a juristic personality. The SCA manages, operates, uses, maintains, and improves the Suez Canal. In addition, the SCA issues and keeps in force the rules of navigation in the Canal an

Member Ports News(42)

October 25, 2022

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region 5-Oct Puertos del Estado: Spanish ports, a very competitive option for the transport of fruit and vegetable produce 10-Oct Autoridad Portuaria de Sevilla: The Minister for Industrial Policy highlights the Port of Seville as a great nucleus of industrial activity and a boost for renewable energies Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company: Vidin Center Port Terminal – Ready to Receive More Passenger Ships at the Same Time 11-Oct Hamburg Port Authority: FIVE

Welcome! AMET University from India

October 24, 2022


We are pleased to announce that AMET University has joined the IAPH as an associate member. AMET University is India’s first deemed university for maritime-related education, training and research. Equipped with an excellent infrastructure for research and development, co-curricular and extracurricular activities, over 3000 students pursue diploma to doctoral programs through seven schools and two intensive research and training centers for marine and marine-related activities. For more info

Welcome! SSG Legal from Australia

October 19, 2022


We are pleased to announce that SSG Legal joined the IAPH as an associate member in July. SSG Legal provides legal and strategic advice concerning port-related transactions in Australia. Mr. Steven Mackay, the Founder and Director of SSG Legal, has advised numerous clients in various Australian port transactions for over 30 years. SSG Legal specializes in negotiating and advising on key port terminal leases, port development, regulatory issues, acquisitions and sales, complex contractual arrang

Welcome! Flexens Oy Ab from Finland

October 17, 2022


We are pleased to announce that Flexens Oy Ab has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Flexens Oy Ab is a project developer and investor implementing critical technologies for societies to run 100 % renewable energy sources. The company was founded in 2018 to capitalize on its skills and capabilities in building the world-leading renewal energy source testbed and demo platform, Smart Energy Åland, capturing the rapidly growing demand for renewable energy systems. Through a public-private par

Ten recommendations to shape an innovation mindset

October 14, 2022


Expert members from the IAPH Innovation Group have been busy over the summer months, with their ports already having successfully committed investments in people and resources when it comes to innovation. Their contributions, which are now published with the IAPH factsheet guide 'The mindset shift towards innovation', highlight their pioneering efforts to integrate innovation into their port businesses. The publication,which is just 20 pages in length, offers ten recommendations to all port lead

The Sky’s the Limit: Harbor Café on 5G and aerial robotics

October 14, 2022


Innovation is a key theme discussed online between the IAPH membership using the Harbor Café format. The publication of the IAPH Innovation paper coincided with the latest IAPH Harbor Café, which took place 11 October as a joint organisation between the IAPH Africaand Europe regions. This edition included conversations with Belfast Harbour on their 5G network implementation, DB Schenker on using heavy-duty drones for logistics, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority on the introduction of unmanned s

IAPH is at World Maritime Day Parallel Event in Durban

October 14, 2022


Following the general celebration of this year’sWorld Maritime Dayat the IMO headquarters in London two weeks ago, the government of South Africa is hosting the World Maritime Day Parallel Event in Durban this week, under the theme ‘New Technologies for Greener Shipping’. Attended by delegates from the South African maritime cluster, the wider African continent and various IMO delegations, the three-day conference is comparing global perspectives on decarbonisation of shipping, collaboration and

IAPH presented at Australian Decarbonisation Summit

October 14, 2022


IAPH technical director Antonis Michail was invited to speak at the 2nd Maritime Decarbonisation Summit organised by Maritime Industry Australia Ltd, the peak body representing the Australian shipping industry, held 12 October in Sydney. Antonis joined the summit virtually to present an overview of IAPH’s work on the decarbonisation of ports and shipping focussing in particular on the Environmental Ship Index, the Clean Marine Fuels working group, and the world ports’ contribution to the ongoing