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Port Community Systems and Single Window – Women Leading the Way – Publication

Port Community Systems and Single Windows are reliant on those that have the vision of collaboration in order to bring the community together. IPCSA’s latest publication highlights leaders in this area and their views on trade facilitation today. This publication supports the IMO’s First International Day of Women in Maritime and goes hand in hand […]

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Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) joins International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA)

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI), the newest member of the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA), is looking forward to deepening relations with IPCSA while it continues to change the dynamics of logistics at the Port of Bridgetown with the introduction of its own Port Community System. In the early stages of its PCS research, BPI […]

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Lockdowns and war create China-Europe cargo bottlenecks – Hans Rook, Chairman, IPCSA

Being accustomed to an abundance of messages from e-commerce multinationals in the Far East, it struck me that things have become rather quiet in recent weeks. I then realised the connection with the alarming messages from China about the most recent lockdowns in which entire cities and, therefore, ports have been closed. Reading transport and […]

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IPCSA-BIC agreement will deliver clarity in supply chain

A new agreement between the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) and the Bureau International des Containers (BIC) will help to deliver much-needed clarity in the supply chain, assisting users in identifying the container facility where their cargo is currently located. IPCSA has announced that it will incorporate the BIC Facility Codes API into the […]

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IPCSA welcomes the Eastern Ligurian Sea Port Authority as its newest member.

The International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) has expanded its membership once again by welcoming the Eastern Ligurian Sea Port Authority as its newest member. The Port Authority is responsible for the ports of La Spezia, which handled 13 million tonnes of cargo in 2021, and the neighbouring port of Marina di Carrara, where cargo […]

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LOGINK signs up to IPCSA’s Network of Trusted Networks

The International Port Community Systems Association’s advanced cross-border data exchange solution for supply chains, the Network of Trusted Networks (NoTN), has welcomed LOGINK as an active participant on the platform. The decision by LOGINK, the national public information platform for transport and logistics of China, to sign up to the NoTN is an important ‘vote […]

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Ukrainian Government measures to ensure logistics routes

As part of the provision of Wartime Logistics, the Government continues to take measures to ensure the stable operation of new logistics routes. Today, more than 70% of world trade is accounted for by maritime transport, on the stability of which depends on world economic development, including Ukraine. However, due to Russia’s armed aggression against […]

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International Port Community Systems Association: Expanding the team for a new decade

The International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2021. It’s an achievement to be proud of but, at the same time, a ‘milestone’ should be seen as just that – a marker on the road as the journey continues. As IPCSA embarks on its second decade, we will be building on […]

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IPCSA STATEMENT ON CURRENT HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

The International Port Community Systems Association is proud to be a global community, with members representing all regions of the world. As the war in Ukraine continues, and we hear the terrible reports of civilian casualties and witness the rapidly escalating humanitarian crisis, our thoughts are very much with our Ukrainian friends and colleagues, and […]

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ALGECIRAS – COLLABORATION FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT OF THE PORT COMMUNITY

Collaboration among stakeholders is the key to success in creating, developing and refining a Port Community System – something Algeciras Port Authority knows well. As the port authority moves ahead with the development of a new, more efficient and more powerful PCS – which will add provide additional logistics and port functionalities – it is […]

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