Tag: Press Release

“Thank you for PROTECTing us” – Thanks Jérôme Besancenot for his work as Chairman of IPCSA’s PROTECT Group

During the Port Technology International Smart Digital Ports Conference held in May 2022, IPCSA chairman Hans Rook made a special presentation to Jérôme, in recognition of his work as chairman of the PROTECT group since 2015. Jérôme recently stepped down as chairman, passing the baton on to Nico De Cauwer as chairman and Mees van […]

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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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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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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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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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PROCOMEX – COLLABORATION FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT OF THE PORT COMMUNITY

True collaboration is about making everyone feel that they are a participant and that they are making a difference, says John Mein, executive coordinator at PROCOMEX. He is reflecting on some extensive and successful work engaging all stakeholders in a PCS development process which actually had its roots in a Customs modernisation project. PROCOMEX started […]

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“You’re on mute, my friend!” … a positive reflection on 2021

This time last year, we talked about 2020 being an “unprecedented year”. As 2021 draws to a close, how best to describe another 12 months in which Covid-19 was never far from our thoughts? What’s certain is that the IPCSA community continued to work hard, share and collaborate, support each other, innovate and deliver some […]

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IPCSA Launches Global PCS Study

A ground-breaking global study that will support the development of Port Community Systems around the world has been launched by the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA). The study will focus on the practical development of Port Community Systems (PCS), the neutral electronic exchange platforms which enable the smooth, swift and accurate flow of information […]

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