Program for WPSP launch event is online

February 08, 2018


On March 22 & 23 senior representatives of global ports, industry,stakeholders and policy-makers will gather in Antwerp to kick-off the WorldPorts Sustainability Program (WPSP)-IAPH initiative based on the 17Sustainable Development Goals drawn up by the United Nations. WithWPSP, global ports aim to enhance and coordinate future sustainability efforts around five essentialthemes: future-proof infrastructure, climate and energy, societal integration of ports, safety and securityas well as governan

Baku Conference Early Bird discount registration extended until 1 March

February 07, 2018


Thanks to our Baku conference host, Early Bird discount registration has been extended until Thursday, 1 March 2018.  Why don’t you register today and save US$200, both IAPH members and non-members at news for non-IAPH member ports is that, if you attend the conference by paying fully your registration fee, your port will receive a one year complimentary IAPH membership effective from the end of the Baku conference.See you in Baku in

Join the team of LNG front runner ports!

January 25, 2018


The IAPH working group on LNG fueled vessels has commenced working on accreditation. For more details (including group meeting and how to participate etc), please click here

Welcome to New Members

January 12, 2018


We are pleased to announce new Associate Member from New Zealand.Associate memberKoko Creative Ltd (New Zealand) specialized in public engagementMr. Chris Morley-Hall, Chief Executive Officer

Ports & Harbors January/February 2018 issue published

January 10, 2018


This issue focuses on Africa region, Low Sulphur fuels, Automation and more. In Open Forum ‘Baku: a port city pulling ahead’, Dr. Tareh Ziyadov, Baku International Sea Trade Port’s Director-General and the host of the next IAPH Conference in May, tells P&H about the port’s plans to take center stage in the emerging 21st century hub network. In Last Word ‘Quest to stand among the best’, Capt. Subramaniam Karuppiah, General Manager of Port Klang Authority says radical reform of Malaysia’s

Environmental Ship Index (ESI) still going strong

January 05, 2018


According to Fer van de Laar, ESI Bureau Director,6,157 ships are registered and 54 incentive providers, as of January 1, 2018. The number of both the registered ships (+201) and incentive providers (+1) increased compared to October 1, 2017. More details on ESI website:

Updates on Port Planning and Development Committee

December 28, 2017


Chairman Hurtienne updates the progress of committee activities. Please click here to see the message in members only page. If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact the IAPH Secretariat

Welcome to New Member

December 19, 2017


We are pleased to announce new Regular Member from Canada.Regular memberVancouver Fraser Port Authority (President: Mr. Robin Silvester)

Welcome to New Members

December 13, 2017


We are pleased to announcetwo new Associate Members. Mr. Takashi Yamada, Executive Adviser, Tokura Corporation, Japan (Engineering & Construction Company) Mr. Franc J Pigna, Managing Director, Aegir, USA (Port property advisers)

Welcome to New Members

November 16, 2017


We are pleased to announce two new Associate Members.Ms Silvina Zhivkova Bakardzhieva, Sr. Legal Adviser, Bulgarian Maritime Administration, BulgariaEn Punto Solutions Chile, Chile -  Information technology/software development firm for the maritime sector         Home page

Ports & Harbors November/December 2017 issue published

November 06, 2017


This issue focuses on North America region, Climate change/greenports, Capital and maintenance dredging and more. In Open Forum ‘Partners in sustainability’, Patrick Verhoeven, our Managing Director, Policy and Strategy, explains the five pillars of the World Ports Sustainability Program and the plans to promote knowledge sharing and innovation. In Last Word ‘The Port of Things’, Jacques Vandermeiren, CEO of Port of Antwerp says Antwerp is seeking a sustainable future through innovation.

New IAPH Vice President elected

October 20, 2017


As a result of recent election held among Regular and Honorary Members in Asia, South East and Oceania region,  Capt. Karuppiah Subramaniam (General Manager, Port Klang Authority, Malaysia) was elected as the IAPH Vice President (Asia, South East and Oceania) (2017-2019) and joined the IAPH management team.  Vice President, Asia South East and Oceania Region:Capt. Karuppiah Subramaniam (General Manager, Port Klang Authority, Malaysia)