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IAPH reveals ‘magnificent seven’ of port sustainability

Winners have been announced in seven categories that lead the way in this year’s initiatives to support the IAPH World Ports Sustainability Programme.

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IAPH reveals ‘magnificent seven’ of port sustainability

Patrick Verhoeven, managing director of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH), commented: “This year, 64 projects were submitted by 37 IAPH member ports from 21 countries, the highest ever number submissions since the Awards began.

 

“The quality of these submissions was also extremely high, leaving our international expert jury with a great deal of work to go over all the projects in detail and score on the parameters.

 

“We are also extremely satisfied with the response from the online voting public, who numbered 10.545 in total and whose 30% of the total points awarded did count when it came to calculating the winners.”

 

The award winners were as follows:

  • The Resilient Digital Infrastructure Award: MPA Singapore for its ‘Digital Port Ecosystem’.
  • The Resilient Physical Infrastructure Award: The Port of Kaohsiung for its ‘Master Plan 2017-2021’.
  • The Climate and Energy Award: The Port of Rotterdam for its ‘Zero Emission Services’.
  • The Community Outreach and Port City Dialogue - Social Dimension Award: Hamburg Port Authority for ‘homePORT’.
  • Community Outreach & Port City Dialogue - Environmental Dimension Award: Port of Açu for ‘Protecting Sea Turtles’.
  • Health Safety and Security Award: Port of Açu for ‘Together in the Fight Against COVID-19’.
  • Governance and Ethics Award: DP World for its ‘Global Education Programme’.

 

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