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Flor Pitty takes charge of the IAPH Women’s Forum

June 11, 2020

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At its meeting yesterday, the IAPH Board confirmed the appointment of Flor Pitty, General Director of Ports and Maritime Ancillary Industries at Panama Maritime Authority, as the new Chair of the IAPH Women’s Forum. She succeeds Jeanine Drummond, who left the position last autumn. The Women’s Forum was established in 2012. It runs a scholarship and mentoring programme. The latter was established under the leadership of Jeanine Drummond. We welcome Flor onboard and wish her success in steering th

COVID-19 updates (12)

June 08, 2020

COVID-19

Europe and Africa Region Côte d’Ivoire Abidjan Port Authority May 27:Fight Against Coronavirus In The Port Area THE ABIDJAN PORT AUTHORITY STANDING WITH THE DOCK WORKERS Finland Port of Helsinki June 5:Updated info: The COVID 19 impact on port of Helsinki Germany Port of Hamburg June 4:Abolition of a competitive disadvantage: Payment date for Import VAT deferred to 26th of ensuing month – A good day for Hamburg as a hub Israel International Port Community Systems Association

IAPH initiates urgent call to action to accelerate pace of digitalisation to cope with a post-COVID19 ‘new normal’

June 04, 2020

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The COVID-19 crisis has painfully demonstrated the heterogeneous landscape that currently exists across ports worldwide. While some port communities seized the opportunities of the fourth industrial revolution and developed into full-fledged ‘smart’ ports, many others have barely grasped the essentials of digitalisation and continue to struggle with larger reliance on personal interaction and paper-based transactions as the norms for shipboard, ship-port interface and port-hinterland based excha

COVID-19 updates (10)

May 25, 2020

COVID-19

Europe and Africa Region Cabo Verde ENPOR, S.A May 22:Novos procedimentos de embarque/ desembarque para as viagens marítimas inter-ilhas Finland Port of Helsinki May 20:The Port of Helsinki temporarily dismisses its entire personnel Germany Hamburg Port May 20:Face Masks for Hamburg and the Port of Hamburg May 19:Pandemic fallout: German maritime shipping headed for deep crisis Israel Israel Ports Development and Assets Co. Ltd. (IPC) May 21:IPCSA: from Community Coffee to C

COVID-19 updates (11)

June 01, 2020

COVID-19

Europe and Africa Region Azerbaijan Baku International Sea Trade Port May 15:An “International trade and logistics during pandemic: challenges and solutions” panel within the Global Web Forum Italy Port Authority of Genoa May 19:Covid-19 Update – Issue 15/2020 The Netherlands Port of Rotterdam Authority: May 20:More fruit coming to Rotterdam in reefer ships due to COVID-19 Ghana Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority: May 27:GPHA FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS CALL FOR AN END TO STIGMA

COVID-19 updates (9)

May 18, 2020

COVID-19

Europe and Africa Region Bulgaria Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company May 10:Useful information and recommendations – COVID-19 Finland Port of Helsinki May 13:Coronavirus – instructions for passengers May 13:Updated info: The COVID 19 impact on port of Helsinki May 7:Helsinki’s international cruise season delayed Germany Hamburg Port May 10:Czech republic gradually loosens restrictions Ghana Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority May 7:GPHA DONATES FOOD ITEMS TO TEMA, NUNGUA A

First World Ports Sustainability Report calls to action

May 13, 2020

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The 2020 World Ports Conference would have marked the publication of the first World Ports Sustainability Report, presenting the progress ports worldwide are making with the integration of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the achievements of the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP), which was launched two years ago. The report has now been published online. It follows the thematic structure of the World Ports Sustainability Program. Each chapter starts with an analysis of th

Ports & Harbors May/June 2020 issue published

May 13, 2020

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The focus of the May-June issue is on digitalisation and data sharing, crisis and reputation management, North American ports and more. The cover features the IMO experts Astrid Dispert and Martina Fontanet who, in an interview with Patrick Verhoeven, discuss the role of ports in facilitating to modernise the shipping industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. In ‘Open Forum’, Navigate Response COO Dustin Eno and Witt O’Brien’s managing director of Resilience Corporate Devin Sirmenis talk through a

COVID-19 updates (8)

May 11, 2020

COVID-19

Europe and Africa Region Cabo Verde ENAPOR May 5:ENAPOR guarantees compliance with the preventive measures recommended by health authorities to combat Covid-19 Finland Port of Helsinki May 7:Updated info: The COVID 19 impact on port of Helsinki France HAROPA May 4:COVID-19 Port of Marseille May 4:[COVID-19] the port community adapts, mitigating the effects of the health crisis for its customers Italy Ports of Genoa May 8:Covid-19 Update – Issue 12/2020 Spain Port of A

COVID-19 updates (7)

May 04, 2020

COVID-19

Europe and Africa Region Belgium Port of Antwerp April 24:#WeApplaud Finland Port of Helsinki April 29:Updated info: The COVID 19 impact on port of Helsinki France HAROPA April 30:COVID-19 update Germany Port of Hamburg April 27:20 Port Authorities Signed Declaration to Keep Ports Open to Seaborne Trade to Support Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic Gibraltar Gibraltar Port Authority April 27:Medical Disembarkation – Captain Tassos D Italy Ports of Genoa April 30:Co

COVID-19 updates (6)

April 25, 2020

COVID-19

Europe and Africa Region Cabo Verde Ports of Cabo Verde April 23:Nota de Esclarecimento Finland Port of Helsinki April 24:Updated info: The COVID 19 impact on port of Helsinki Germany Port of Hamburg April 24:Corona pandemic hits mechanical engineering increasingly hard Italy Ports of Genoa April 24:Covid-19 Update – Issue 8/2020 Malta Malta Freeport April 20:COVID-19 Key Precautionary Measures being taken by Malta Freeport Terminals Spain Port of Algeciras April 24

IAPH World Ports Conference 2021 dates announced(23-25 June, 2021)

April 24, 2020

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Dear valued IAPH member,I trust you have been well and safe in these challenging times, especially  since the IAPH World Ports Conference scheduled to take place in Antwerp, Belgium, 17-19 March 2020 was cancelled due to the spread of Covid-19.  I am now pleased to inform you that the event has now been rescheduled to take place next year during during Wednesday,23 June to Friday, 25 June 2021 in Antwerp, Belgium.As a result, the IAPH World Ports Conference scheduled to take place in Vancouver,

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