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Maritime collaboration in drive for data standardisation

‘True collaboration at its best’ – that’s how Richard Morton, secretary general of the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA), describes the work by maritime NGOs to drive forward the standardisation of data at ISO level. IPCSA is one of a group of maritime NGOs which are seeking to co-create a global digital ISO standard […]

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International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) welcomes Puertos del Estado as new member

The International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA), which is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, has welcomed another new member – Puertos del Estado, the public body responsible for state-owned Spanish ports.   Spain’s ports handle more than half of its trade within the EU and 96% of its trade with third countries. A total of […]

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Working together, sharing expertise: New collaboration brings together the International Port Community Systems Association and the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP)

  The International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) has expanded its presence across the Americas in a new collaboration with the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS). IPCSA and CIP have welcomed each other as associate members of their organisations and will work together on a number of initiatives, […]

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Strength in numbers: IPCSA and PROTECT finalise integration one year early – combining unrivalled expertise in electronic information exchange

Strength in numbers: IPCSA and PROTECT finalise integration one year early – combining unrivalled expertise in electronic information exchange The drive for global standards in electronic messaging at ports has been given a major boost with news from the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) that the standards specialist group PROTECT has now been fully […]

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Indian Ports Association wins DIGITAL INDIA AWARD 2020

Indian Ports Association wins DIGITAL INDIA AWARD 2020 in Exemplary Product Category for PCS 1x Adapting the ‘new normal’ and strategically implementing Government of India’s vision  of Digitizing India, Indian Ports Association (IPA) understood its importance during the unprecedented COVID 19 pandemic. As the foundation of IPA is build on strong objective, to be an apex […]

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Season’s Greetings … at the end of an unprecedented year

  The countdown to 2021 has begun! I am sure that we are all looking forward to closing 2020 and heading into a brand new year with optimism for better times ahead. This time last year, how could we have imagined the way in which the Covid-19 pandemic would dominate our thoughts and actions, each […]

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IPCSA: many problems shared, many friendships made

Sharing problems, learning from each other, resolving challenges and finding solutions together – while building long-lasting friendships based on trust and transparency … why would you NOT want to be part of the IPCSA family? Ivano di Santo, CIO at the Port of Trieste, says the approach, interaction and contact that members have with each […]

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“SMART PORT CHALLENGE”, the 1st Hackathon dedicated to innovation in the port sector in Morocco

As part of their ongoing efforts to promote a culture of collaborative innovation in the port sector, the National Ports Agency (ANP) and the PORTNET National Single Window in partnership with the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation and stakeholders in the port community announce the launch of the first edition of the Hackathon Smart Port […]

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chainPORT Digital Playbook

The chainport “Shaping the digital culture in Port Authorities” working group publishes a digital script about the learnings from crisis management during Covid-19. Five chainPORT ports share their digital solutions as best practices in crisis situations. The aim is to develop a practical approach for port authorities to strategically manage global crisis situations with digital […]

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IPCSA expands its membership into South America

IPCSA expands its membership into South America with its latest member Procomex of Brazil Procomex, the Alliance for foreign Trade Logistics Modernization of Brazil has joined IPCSA to support its work in Brazilian ports on the optimisation and digitalisation of port and logistics operations by creating Port Community Systems in at least four Brazilian Ports.  […]

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