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World Maritime News (15)

July 29, 2021

World Maritime News

EU Proposes tax on all shipping emissions and to limit polluting fuels The European Commission has unveiled its plan to tax almost 70% of emissions from voyages to the European Economic Area. It also wants ships to burn less greenhouse gas-intensive fuels, some bunkers to be taxed for the first time, and ports to provide more LNG and onshore power supply. Maersk supports the phased-in approach of the EU emissions trading system. However, other shipping groups repeated their warning that extend

Ms. Tessa Major resigned as Vice President for the Central and South America region

July 19, 2021

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We acknowledge that Ms. Tessa Major left Port of Açu and consequently resigned as the Vice President for the Central and South America region and board member of IAPH on 16 July 2021.She served her office as Vice President for the Central and South America region for one year and seven months since January 2010.We sincerely appreciate her significant contribution to the IAPH activities. We wish her all the best in her new job!We will conduct re-election to fill the vacancy of the Vice President

Welcome! BM Bergmann Marine from Germany

July 16, 2021

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We are pleased to announce that BM Bergmann Marine has joined IAPH as an associate member. BM Bergmann Marine provides its clients with a large variety of consultancy services mainly in the maritime industry by a team of experts with a broad range of expertise in various areas of sea transport, organizational development, and team building and optimization. For more information, please visit the following website. https://www.bergmann-marine.com/

IAPH Insider – 15 July 2021

July 15, 2021

IAPH Insider

This edition of IAPH Insider covers: #IAPH2021: revisit highlights and share your feedback Results fourth Risk and Resilience Committee meeting Results fourth Data Collaboration Committee meeting Is your port cyber-proof? Take the new P&H poll Time slot management, a solutionfor port congestion? Call to action to fully decarbonise shipping by 2050 Check out the latest ESI scores ILO Sectoral Brief on ports and COVID-19 ICS initiates Maritime Barometer survey Xinhua-Baltic

World Maritime News (14)

July 15, 2021

World Maritime News

High Container Freight Rate Contract containerized freight rates have witnessed an “astronomical” hike in the first six months of this year and are expected to remain elevated for at least the medium term. Strong demand in the US and Europe continued to be the main driver of rates performance. Port congestion and equipment shortage remain contributing factors. Carriers’ efforts to increase their fleets would not bear fruit until 2023-2024. The high freight rates of the main lines pushed up the

Member Port News (14)

July 13, 2021

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region June 28 Authority for Transport in Malta: Coronavirus: Updated measures on board commercial vessels Autoridad Portuaria de Bilbao: THE “CONTAINERSHIPS STELLAR”, THE SECOND LNG-POWERED CONTAINER SHIP TO DOCK IN THE PORT OF BILBAO IN JUNE bremenports GmbH & Co. KG: WITH SHIPOWNERS FOR CLEAN SHIPPING Port Authority of Genoa: The Italian Undersecretary of State for Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility, Giovanni Carlo Cancelleri, visits the Ports of Genoa

IAPH Insider – 1 July 2021

July 01, 2021

IAPH Insider

This edition of IAPH Insider covers: #IAPH2021: shippingand ports must align more #IAPH2021: tribute to Santiago Garcia-Milà #IAPH2021: new IAPH board of directors installed #IAPH2021: sneak preview of new IAPH brand #IAPH2021: Sustainability Awards winners announced #IAPH2021: Women's Forum scholarship winners #IAPH2021: all sessions remain availablefor one month #IAPH2022 save the date: 16-18 May in Vancouver Discover the latest issue of Ports & Harbors Is your port cyb

The July-August issue of Ports & Harbors is out

July 01, 2021

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In the latest edition of the IAPH membership magazine Ports & Harbors, IAPH's newly elected PresidentSubramaniam Karuppiah takes the helm,discussing the association's main priorities looking aheadwith Managing Director Patrick Verhoeven. These include creating a more level playing field in terms of digitalizing the ports sector, how to leverage the emerging global economic influenceof theAsian countries, having ports working even closer with shipping lines to address climate change, and much mor

World Maritime News (13)

July 01, 2021

World Maritime News

IMO adopts new emissions measures IMO Marin Environment Protection Committee has adopted operational and technical efficiency requirements for international shipping, which will come into effect in November 2022, but begin applying in 2023. One of the core elements of this package measures is the Energy Efficiency Index for Existing Ships, which will force existing vessels to improve their efficiency on par with newbuilds that are already bound by such requirements. The other key measure of th

Member Port News (13)

June 29, 2021

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region June 6 Port Autonome de Dakar: VISIT OF THE DELEGATION OF THE ROUENNAIS PORT UNION AND HAROPA-PORT TO THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF PAD June 7 Autoridad Portuaria de Bilbao: CONSTRUCTION MOVING FORWARD ON FIRST FLOATING WIND PLATFORM SET TO BE INSTALLED AT BIMEPZ Freeport of Riga Authority: Civil protection exercises are taking place in the port of Riga Hamburg Port Authority: World’s first large container ship converted to LNG to arrive in Hamburg North Sea

New IAPH President and Vice President were elected.

June 28, 2021

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As the result of Annual General Meeting 2021 by correspondence, Captain Subramaniam Karuppiah, General Manager, Port Klang Port Authority, Malaysia, was elected as the new IAPH President for a two-year term of 2021-2023.Consequently, the office of Vice President for Asia, South East and Oceania region became vacant. Mr. Jay Daniel R. Santiago, General Manager, Philippine Ports Authority, Philippines, was duly elected to fill the vacancy.The other five Vice Presidents were re-elected and remain i

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