Tag: Press Release

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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Air Cargo industry welcomes ICAO new Secretary General

        The appointment of Juan Carlos Salazar of Colombia as the new Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has been welcomed by FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), the Global Express Association (GEA) and the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA). Mr […]

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IPCSA 10th Anniversary Webinar Summary

IPCSA 10th Anniversary Webinar Summary The remarkable achievements and advances of the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) were celebrated by members and supporters at a special Tenth Anniversary Webinar held in partnership with Port Technology International magazine. Speakers reflected on IPCSA’s transformation from a small European lobbying group founded in June 2011 to a […]

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10 years of collaborating with the Global Community

IPCSA Founding Members reflect on a decade of achievements – and consider plans and priorities for the future Foreword: Hans Rook, chairman, IPCSA C’est le ton qui fait la musique: this centuries-old proverb reminds us to pay attention to the way in which we act in society. It isn’t only what we say that’s important […]

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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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