The European Council reached a general approach on a proposal to bring together all reporting formalities associated with a port call, under a European maritime single window. The proposal is expected to increase efficiency of operations by ensuring reporting procedures are the same for all port calls, aiming to boost competitiveness of the maritime sector in the long-run.
On 10-14 September, the Connecticut Port Authority hosted the IAMPE Professional Certification Program, a weeklong course to train and update Maritime Port Managers and Maritime Port Executives on the latest information and resources available for managing ports and terminals.
In an attempt to help ports reduce emissions to ensure cleaner air and contribute to the battle against climate change, an IMO training course is addressing this issue, highlighting the need to first quantify emissions and then identify measures to reduce port-related emissions in a cost-effective way.
Gambian President Adama Barrow visited the Port of Antwerp, where an agreement was signed between the Port and Gambia Ports Authority, on Thursday 24 May, involving training and consulting. The port of Antwerp will play an advisory role This agreement highlights the port of Antwerp’s position in West Africa.
Ports in developing countries must be managed efficiently using modern methods to support international trade and boost local economies, UNCTAD Deputy-Secretary General Isabelle Durand said, at a meeting under UNCTAD’s TrainForTrade port management programme in Geneva.
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