NEWS & EVENTS

IMO secretary-general to join the IAPH 2024 World Ports Conference

May 31, 2024

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IAPH and Mercator Media are delighted to announce that the IMO secretary-general Arsenio Dominguez will head up the VIP speaker roster on day one of the IAPH 2024World Ports Conferencewhich will be held in Congress Centre Hamburg, 8-10 October. He will be speaking alongside host sponsor Hamburg Port Authority’s CEO, and IAPH president, Jens Meier and BIMCO President Nickolaus Schües on the role of ports and shipping in jointly delivering on the new IMO 2024-2029 strategic plan, given the new dec

IAPH agenda in focus at UNCTAD Global Supply Chain Forum

May 31, 2024

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IAPH joined more than 600 participants from all over the globe at the UNCTADGlobal Supply Chain Forum 2024in Barbados from 21-24 May. Technical director Antonis Michail participated in two panel sessions – ‘Leading the way to sustainable ports through energy transition’ and ‘Efficient and competitive port management’ – and co-facilitated aPort Endeavortraining session for the participants. On 22 May, Antonis outlined the IAPH’s initiatives aimed at decarbonizing shipping, including incentivizing

Upcoming #IAPH2024 webinars on sourcing electricity for ports

May 31, 2024

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As the countdown to the IAPH 2024World Ports Conferencebegins, IAPH will spark debate on a key conference topic, with webinars on 24 and 25 June that explore the strategic challenge of sourcing electricity for ports. Colleagues in Europe and adjacent time zones will be able to select from one of two sessions, while IAPH members in North America and Latin America should earmark their early morning on 24th June and our Asian colleagues should reserve their mid-afternoon on 25th June. Titled ‘Por

Save the dates: IAPH Technical Committees to meet early July

May 31, 2024

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Dates have been confirmed for the forthcoming online meetings of the Data Collaboration andRisk and Resiliencetechnical committees. TheData Collaborationcommittee will meet online on Tuesday 2 July 2024 at 1600-1800 CEST and the Risk and Resilience committee will meet online on Friday 5 July 2024 at 1600-1800 CEST. An early July date for theClimate and Energycommittee will be communicated shortly and agendas will be circulated closer to the events. Members wishing to join these committee meeting

Enhancements to WPSP site

May 31, 2024

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The World Port Sustainability Programme (WPSP)websitewas improved in May with the addition of new content and functionality. Comprising more than 360 projects, the WPSP database has become the worldwide reference for ports’ efforts in sustainability. Visitors to theproject databasewill notice that the map functionality has been enhanced. Hovering your cursor over a geotag on the global map generates a preview of the project information, along with the option to click straight through to the proj

IAPH Insider 30, May

May 30, 2024

IAPH Insider

This edition covers: This week’s Insider highlight with Patrick Verhoeven IMO secretary-general to join the IAPH 2024 World Ports Conference IAPH agenda in focus at UNCTAD Global Supply Chain Forum Upcoming #IAPH2024 webinars on sourcing electricity for ports Save the dates: IAPH Technical Committees to meet early July Progress on cybersecurity and alternative fuels at MSC 108 Networking and dining at the BPA Annual Lunch Spotlight on supply chain resilience at IPCSA meeting

Member Ports News(76)

May 30, 2024

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region 10-Apr Port of Esbjerg: The Port of Esbjerg invests further in European cooperation 13-May Port of Antwerp-Bruges: Belgian Hydrogen Council, NLHydrogen, and the German National Hydrogen Council sign tripartite Memorandum of Understanding to advance the hydrogen economy in Europe 13-May Hamburg Port Authority: Shore-side power supply for container ships in the Port of Hamburg Port of Antwerp-Bruges: Strengthening European Ports' Resilience 14-May Port

World Maritime News (80)

May 29, 2024

World Maritime News

Carriers and shippers scramble amid worsening container shortages in Asia Shippers face worsening equipment shortages in China due to soaring export demand and disruption to long-haul and intra-Asia services caused by the ongoing vessel diversions around southern Africa. While the impact varies by carrier, forwarders say that Ningbo, Dalian, and Guangzhou are the worst-affected ports. Containers are also in short supply in Taiwan and Singapore. The source said longer transit times to Europe and

Welcome! Panthalassa Ltd from the UK

May 30, 2024

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We are pleased to announce that Panthalassa Ltd has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Panthalassa Ltd. is an environmental and sustainability consulting company with strong expertise in marine and maritime decarbonization project planning, coordination, and management and hands-on experience in lifecycle assessment, environmental management, and impact assessment. The company specializes in sustainability reporting and has good knowledge of the available standards. They are also experie

Welcome! Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group from China

May 22, 2024

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We are pleased to announce that Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group has joined the IAPH as a regular member. Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group (Zhejiang Seaport Group) is a large state-owned enterprise in Zhejiang Province. Its main business includes the development and utilization of marine resources, marine industry investment, management and capital operation of sea-related and port-related resources, investment, design, and operation of ports, and port engineering design and supervision. Ningbo Zhoushan

Welcome! Port Esbjerg from Denmark

May 22, 2024

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We are pleased to announce that Port Esbjerg has joined the IAPH as a regular member. Port Esbjerg is one of the North Sea’s leading ports for offshore wind, the base of the Danish offshore industry, and an international hub for multimodal transport. As a leading European port for shipping wind components, more than 60 percent of the offshore capacity installed in Europe today has been shipped from the port. More than 1,500 MW of offshore wind capacity is shipped every year, more than 6,000 v

Countdown for IAPH Sustainability Awards submissions

May 17, 2024

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With the deadline of close of business next week – Friday 24 May – ports are requested to submit their sustainability projects for the 2024IAPH Sustainability Awards. When submitting projects to the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP)portal, all you need to do is add a short description, any relevant document attachments, a couple of high-resolution illustrations or pictures, and links to any relevant portals, website or social media accounts. With that, your project will get checked and t

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