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

We are pleased to announce that five 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 five elected Vice President are as follows:

The Vice President for America North will be elected after 11 September, when the voting period ends.

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 Africa Vice President for America, Central & South Vice President for Asia (South/West, East and Middle East

Mr. Michael Achagwe Luguje

Director General,

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, Ghana

Mr. José Firmo


Port of Açu, Brazil

Mr. Masaharu Shinohara

Executive Director,

Kobe-Osaka International Port Corporation Japan



Vice President for Asia (South East and Oceania) Vice President for Europe

Mr. Eranda Kotelawala 

CEO, Solomon Islands Ports Authority

Solomon Islands

Mr. Stéphane Raison