NEWS & EVENTS

Results IAPH Cruise Committee meeting

October 14, 2022

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The IAPH Cruise Committee met 6October in online format. It was the second meeting of the Committee, following its re-launch at the World Ports Conference in Vancouver. Members nominated Simone Maraschi (Hamburg Cruise Gate) as the Committee’s chairman. Hisnomination is to be confirmed by the IAPH Board. The principal point on the agenda was the set-up of an Onshore Power Supply (OPS) Cruise Platform. Members discussed results of a test survey into port and ship-related OPS data and agreed to ta

Results IAPH Risk and Resilience Committee meeting

October 14, 2022

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The IAPH Risk and Resilience Committee met virtually on 12 October, guided by Niels Vanlaer (Port of Antwerp) and Shri Madiwal (Port of Vancouver), respectively the nominated committee chairman and vice-chairman. Members discussed and approved the way forward with the development of the guidelines for business continuity policy and risk preparedness for ports, one of the key deliverables of the committee for 2022. While a core guidance document will be finalised by the end of this year, it will

October ESI scores published

October 14, 2022

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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 4,762, whereas the total number of vessels in the ESI database is at6,896. The average ESI score is 29.3. The number of incentive providers is 58 as of 1 October. Is your port already part of the ESI programme? If not, find out moreon the ESI websiteor contact the ESI team atadmin@environmentalshipindex.org.

IAPH publishes Closing the Gaps report

October 14, 2022

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Following nine months of interaction with our members and stakeholders in the wider global maritime logistics chain, we published last week the summary report‘Closing the Gaps – key actions in digitalization, decarbonization and resilience the maritime sector’. The report defines and identifies, on a global level, principal port-related infrastructure gaps as well as ways to close them. The report was produced in cooperation with the World Bank, our partner in the preparatory process. The region

The IAPH World Ports Conference 2023

October 04, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that the IAPH World Ports Conference 2023 will be held as follows: Date: October 31-November 2, 2023 Venue: Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates Website: https://www.worldportsconference.com/index.html Conference details will be announced later.

World Maritime News (42)

October 12, 2022

World Maritime News

Ports group seeks to close gap in investment According to the International Association of Ports and Harbors’ report, the supply chain disruption that emerged with the pandemic has shown up a series of weaknesses in the port sector that have been driven by long-term underinvestment in the sector. The report identified the principal gaps in port and port-related infrastructure in terms of efficiency, connectivity and accessibility, digitalization, decarbonization, shipping costs, and regulatory

Member Ports News(41)

October 11, 2022

Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region 26-Sep Puertos del Estado: Port traffic exceeded 380 million tonnes over the first 8 months of the year 27-Sep Hamburg Port Authority: Smooth Ports successfully holds final conference in Brussels Port of Rotterdam Authority: Rotterdam-Moerdijk can make important contribution to achieving climate goals and European security of supply 28-Sep Hamburg Port Authority: Containerships increases frequency between Germany and England Port Autonome de Cotonou:

Welcome! Portall Infosystems Private Limited from India

October 06, 2022

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We are pleased to announce that Portall Infosystems Private Limited has joined the IAPH as an associate member. Launched in 2017, Portall Infosystems Private Limited is a domain-rich technology company and a part of the J M Baxi Group. Portall Infosystems comes with a mission to transform the Indian logistics landscape with simple-to-use, technology-rich, multitenancy B2B and B2C portals for managing various aspects of the global supply chain. It will facilitate a vibrant ecosystem that can de

Vacancy for IAPH VP South East Asia Oceania region

September 30, 2022

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Jay Daniel R. Santiago leftthe Philippine Ports Authority and stepped down from the position of IAPH vice-president for the South East Asia and Oceania regionon 13 September. To fill the vacancy, the IAPH secretariat will call upon allregular members fromthe South East Asia and Oceania region for self-nominations. The call will open on 3 October and will close three weeks later. It isexpected that the newvice-president will be formally elected in December, covering the remainder of the 2021-2023

IAPH and ICS launch Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative

September 30, 2022

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IAPH has teamed up with theInternational Chamber of Shipping (ICS)in launching an initiative to catalyse the supply of green fuels to support the global energy transition. IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven joined the unveiling of the ‘Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative’ last week at theClean Energy Ministerial (CEM)in Pittsburgh. The Initiative will be a convening platform for public and private senior-level stakeholders from the ports, shipping, finance, and energy sectors across the en

IAPH was at IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum

September 30, 2022

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This year’s IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum was held 28 and 29 September both in person at the IMO headquarters in London and on a hybrid basis with livestream. IAPH managing director Patrick Verhoeven joined one of the panel sessions, which focused on how IMO policies are driving the international maritime decarbonisation agenda. Patrick underlined the double role that ports play in energy transition, as bunkering spots for shipping and as industrial clusters in the trade and transportation of

IAPH Cruise and Risk & Resilience meetings coming up

September 30, 2022

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The Cruise and Risk & Resilience Committees are the first IAPH Technical Committees in line to have their autumn meetings, both in online format. The Cruise Committee meets 6October from 5 to 7 PM CEST. The principal agenda item is the set-up of an Onshore Power Supply (OPS) Cruise Platform and the data collection of port and ship-related OPS information. The Risk & Resilience Committee will meet on 12 October from 4 to 6 PM CEST. The main topic on the agenda will be the progress achieved with t

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