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  • 31 October – 2 November 2023 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

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2022 IAPH News Stories

  • Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative gains further momentum at key Ministerial energy meeting hosted by IRENA
    Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative gains further momentum at key Ministerial energy meeting hosted by IRENA. IAPH members AD Ports Group (UAE) and Port of Antwerp-Bruges (Belgium) attended the meeting
  • Finalists in six categories announced as voting for #IAPH2022 Sustainability Awards winners opens online
    Public invited to select winners using World Ports Sustainability Program web portal.
  • Major step forward for standardization of ship-shore data exchange – the next step in port call optimization
    Milestone inaugural ISO Technical Committee 8 meeting brings together all relevant stakeholders to establish robust standards for administrative and operational data exchange at the ship-shore interface.
  • IAPH announces call for entries for the 2022 World Ports Sustainability Awards
    (November 2021) WPSP Awards to be judged in six categories, including two new Awards for Digitalization and Environmental Care.

2021 IAHPH News Stories

  • Voting on IAPH 2021 Sustainability Awards for ports opens online
    (May 17, 2021) Public to have their say on winning projects in seven categories.
  • 2021 World Ports Sustainability Award submissions grows IAPH database to well over two hundred projects
    (April 29, 2021) IAPH announces that it has received 64 projects submitted by 37 member ports from 21 countries as entries for the 2021 World Ports Sustainability Awards this year, bringing the overall project portfolio on the WPSP database to well over 200.
  • Leveraging diversity to propel sector innovations and key issues facing African ports: two Webinar themes in March run-up to #IAPH2021 World Ports Conference
    (March 10, 2021) IAPH/IHS Markit to host President of WISTA International Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou in 18 March webinar on diversity; IAPH Regional VP Hadiza Bala Uzman to lead virtual gathering of African ports on 25 March with PMAWCA Chair Michael Luguje.
  • 16th IAPH COVID19 Economic Impact Barometer: cargo flows impacting hinterland transport
    (February 23, 2021) Number of ports experiencing some delays in cross-border trucking services, with rail and barge delays increasing noticeably.
  • Ports from Latin America and Caribbean join CIP/OAS-IAPH Webinar to discuss major port trends and challenges
    (February 22, 2021) Fourth IAPH Regional Webinar focuses on implementing Port community systems, a proactive approach to port business continuity and planning an effective port community outreach program.
  • ESI nominated for Green4Sea Sustainability Award
    (February 18, 2021) The maritime environmental portal Green4Sea has nominated IAPH for its 2021 Sustainability Award.
  • IAPH Clean Marine Fuels work presented to IMO
    (February 18, 2021) Technological innovation and the global introduction of alternative fuels and other energy sources for international shipping will be integral to achieve the ambition set out in the Initial IMO Strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships.
  • Main outcomes of IAPH Climate and Energy Committee
    (February 18, 2021) The IAPH Climate and Energy Committee met on 9 February under the leadership of Chair Peter Mollema (Port of Rotterdam) and Vice-Chair Edvard Molitor (Port of Gothenburg).
  • New World Ports Conference webinar series started
    (February 18, 2021) The first World Ports Conference webinar of the year has concluded. Moderated by Eric Johnson, Technology Editor at JOC, Pascal Ollivier, Chair of the IAPH Data Collaboration Committee discussed the scope for greater data collaboration in the ship-shore interface.
  • IAPH Women’s Forum brainstorm on 3 March
    (February 18, 2021) Members of the IAPH Women’s Forum are invited to note 3 March in their diaries for an online brainstorm session on the future agenda of the Forum.
  • Major turnout at our Central and South America webinar
    (February 18, 2021) Nearly 300 participants from the Central and South American port sector joined the latest IAPH regional webinar, which was held 11 February in partnership with the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organisation of American States.
  • Accelerating digitalisation: IAPH-World Bank report
    (February 04, 2021) On 21 January, the World Bank and IAPH presented a new report which shows that better digital collaboration between private and public entities across the maritime supply chain will result in significant efficiency gains, safer and more resilient supply chains, and lower emissions.
  • IAPH Women’s Forum Scholarship announced
    (February 04, 2021) The IAPH Women’s Forum Scholarship 2021-2023 has been launched. If you are an enthusiastic woman employed by an IAPH member port, you will be eligible to apply for and benefit from this program established to advance the status of women in the port industry.