WPCI LNG Working Group gets new chair

July 28, 2017


Mr. Peter Alkema, Port of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has replaced Ms.Tessa Major as Chair of the Working Group. Under the new chairmanship of Mr. Alkema, the working group will meet in Amsterdam, October 2 & 3, 2017.During the meeting the Working Group will discuss the overall work that yet is to be done, such as LNG bunker checklists and WPCI LNG website. Sub working group 2 would be dealing with risk perimeters for the transfer of LNG as a bunker fuel. If you are interested, just send an e-ma

IAPH upgrades its environmental initiative

July 21, 2017


At its world ports conference in Bali this May, IAPH decided and announced that the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) will be expanded to extend its scope from climate action to a full range of sustainability port development challenges the industry is facing.  The new IAPH program  known as the World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) will be officially launched in Antwerp, Belgium, during a two-day international conference to be held 22-23 March 2018. It i

Welcome to New Members

July 05, 2017


We are pleased to announce a new Regular member from Liberia!National Port Authority of Liberia *Mr. David F. Williams, Managing Director/CEOwebsite:*a state-owned corporation to manage, plan, and build all public ports in Liberia, currently managing four ports of Monrovia (Freeport), Buchanan, Greenville and Harper.

Ports & Harbors July/August 2017 issue published

July 13, 2017


This issue’s cover stories feature “IAPH Bali Conference” focusing on the theme of each presentation made during the working sessions. In Open Forum ‘Teamwork will make it happen’, new IAPH Vice President (Central & South America region) Guimara Tuñón Guerra, Director General of Ports and Maritime Ancillary Industries, Panama Maritime Authority, tells about her plans for IAPH, the importance of fostering opportunities for women in the workplace, and Panama’s plans to roll out electronic inf

Environmental Ship Index (ESI) to evaluate CO2 performance

July 04, 2017


From July 1, 2017, the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) started evaluating performance in the field of CO2. Until then, only the environmental performance of ships on emissions of air pollution (NOx and SOx) were assessed. This makes the index the first sustainable quality mark in international shipping that includes the performance and, more particularly, the reduction in CO2 in its assessment. The index does this based on historical data already included in the index. The ESIcompares the fu

New online publications available

June 29, 2017


The Port Planning and Development Committee have recently come up with a final report on the following interesting two subjects. 'Optimized Modern Multi-Purpose Terminals' (May 2017) 'Guidance to trailers' behavior at landside terminal gates' (May 2017) IAPH members with password can download the reports at Library page

Welcome to New Members

May 31, 2017


We are pleased to announce a new member from the Netherlands.Novatug BVWebsite:http://www.novatug.nlA company engaged in development and provision of innovative tugs for harbour towage duties.

Ports & Harbors May/June 2017 issue published

May 18, 2017


This issue focuses on “Asia, South East and Oceania region”, “Climate change/greenport”, “Port handling equipment” and more. In Open Forum ‘Big data success lies in granular details’ Capt. Claus Hyldager, CEO of Nisomar, says port’s competitive edge hinges in part on providing its customers with the data they need. In Last Word ’It’s time to build business and friendship in Bali ’ The four hosts of IAPH 2017-president director Elvyn G Masassya of Pelindo II, president director of Bambang E

World Ports Conference in Bali concluded successfully

May 15, 2017


Hosted by Indonesia Port Corporation I, II, III & IV, IAPH World Ports Conference was successfully held in Bali, Indonesia from May 7 to 12 attracting more than 650 delegates, accompanying persons, guest speakers, sponsors and exhibitors from 50 countries in the world.At the end of the meeting, two business resolutions were adopted:*Resolution on “Contribution of ports to the mitigation of climate change and its effects”*Resolution on “Planning cyber security program to reduce cyber risks”Please