October ESI scores published

October 06, 2023


The latest scores of the IAPH Environmental Ship Index (ESI) project were published on 1 October. The number of vessels with an ESI score above 20 is at 4,871, whereas the total number of vessels in the ESI database is at6,619. Compared to July the average ESI score increased slightly to 31,2. The number of incentive providers is at 60. Is your port already part of the ESI programme? If not, find out moreon the ESI websiteor contact Takeshi Suzuki at

IAPH took part in World Maritime Day celebration

October 06, 2023


This year’s World Maritime Day was celebrated at the IMO headquarters in London under the theme‘MARPOL at 50 – Our commitment goes on’, commemorating the 50thanniversary of the adoption of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), which covers prevention of pollution of the marine environment by ships from operational or accidental causes. IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven and IMO liaison and policy officer Rhona Macdonald joined the celebration at

IAPH spoke at TOC Africa

October 06, 2023


The secondTOC Africaconference was held in Tanger Med, Morocco, on 20 and 21 September. Pascal Ollivier, chairman of IAPH’s Data Collaboration Committee and president of Maritime Street, moderated a panel on digitalising maritime and logistics in Africa. Pascal emphasised the approaching IMO deadline for member states to install a Maritime Single Window and recalled the five take aways that came from the symposium that IAPH organised with BIMCO and IMO on the subject at the beginning of this yea

IAPH joined Trade Facilitation Innovation Days

October 06, 2023


Trade facilitation experts, including government officials, policymakers, logistics providers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, software developers, academics, and other stakeholders, gathered online 19 and 20 SeptemberTrade Facilitation Innovation Days 2023, to share innovative proposals on streamlining trade. The two-day online event, hosted by UNCTAD and the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation focused attention on some of the hottest topics in world trade, including harnessing technology t

IAPH Insider- October 5, 2023

October 05, 2023

IAPH Insider

This edition covers: This week's Insider highlight with Rhona Macdonald Invitation to #IAPH2023 Roundtables #IAPH2023 Energy Transition preview at Harbor Café Port Endeavor partners met in Geneva UNCTAD Smart Sustainable Ports project launched UNCTAD presents Review of Maritime Transport 2023 ESI Advisory Group met in Le Havre October ESI scores published IMO continues workon safe use of alternative fuels CLIA publishes annual environmental report Welcome to new members f

World Maritime News (64)

October 04, 2023

World Maritime News

Topics on the Green Corridor Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, the Port of Rotterdam, and 20 other partners in the Rotterdam-Singapore green corridor project will work together to cut emissions by 20%-30% by 2030 compared with 2022 levels. The corridor’s backers, which include shipping companies, banks, ports, and research institutes, will attempt to meet the International Maritime Organization’s new green targets by developing and using zero- and near-zero-emission fuels in containersh

Member Ports News(63)

October 03, 2023

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region 18-Sep Port Autonome d' Abidjan (Abidjan Port Authority): PAA AT THE SIDE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENTS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE 20-Sep Belfast Harbour Commissioners: BELFAST HARBOUR COMMUNITY AWARDS OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS North Sea Port: North Sea Port once again supports the Flemish initiative for more container transport via inland shipping Port of Antwerp-Bruges: Qpinch: from residual heat to CO2-free energy 21-Sep Autoridad Portuaria de V

Welcome! Penang Port Sdn Bhd from Malaysia

September 28, 2023


We are pleased to announce that Penang Port Sdn Bhd has joined the IAPH as a regular member. Penang Port is an international port strategically located in the Straits of Malacca on the Northwest Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Penang Port Sdn Bhd was established in January 1994 and privatized in 2014. It operates and provides port services at Penang Port, including cargo handling (container, break bulk, dry and liquid bulk), marine services (pilotage, tug boat, port safety, dredging), ferry an

Welcome! Indomer Coastal Hydraulics (P) Ltd. from India

September 29, 2023


We are pleased to announce that Indomer Coastal Hydraulics (P) Ltd. has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Indomer Coastal Hydraulics (P) Ltd., established in 1998, is a leading ocean engineering & consultancy company offering full-fledged multi-disciplinary oceanographic services under one roof. It undertakes oceanographic measurements, seabed investigations, offshore engineering and design, mathematical modeling, EIA studies for statutory clearances, data collection & interpretation, p

Welcome! Penang Port Commission (PPC) from Malaysia

September 27, 2023


We are pleased to announce that Penang Port Commission (PPC) has joined the IAPH as a regular member. Penang Port is an international port strategically located in the Straits of Malacca on the Northwest Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Penang Port offers a variety of facilities and modern equipment to handle containers, liquid bulk cargo, dry bulk cargo, and general cargo. Penang Port Commission (PPC), established on 1 January 1956, is a Statutory Body under the purview of the Ministry of Tran

IAPH Vice Presidents (2023-2025) have been elected.

September 22, 2023


We are pleased to announce that Vice Presidents of IAPH (2023-2025) have been elected due to voting of the confidence of the IAPH Regular and Honorary members. The names and organizations of the elected Vice President are as follows: At the Annual General Meeting 2023 on 2 November in Abu Dhabi, the Secretary-General will report on the process and outcome of the elections, which shall be put to a vote by the Regular Members and Honorary Members for endorsement. Vice President for Afric

IAPH established its London office

September 22, 2023


On the occasion of the 2023 edition ofLondon International Shipping Week,we announced last week the establishment of an IAPH office in London, which consists of an office-sharingagreement with our associate member, theBritish Ports Association (BPA). The agreement builds on the appointment in 2021 of Rhona Macdonald as IAPH policy and IMO liaison officer, who also acts as sustainability advisor for BPA and works from their offices inPark Street, on the South Bank of London, where IAPH now also h