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Shortlist of eighteen projects by an expert jury panel now available for voting selection to find winners for six awards

At the IAPH Guangzhou World Ports Conference taking place this year between 6th and 10th May 2019, the IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards ceremony will be recognising the best registered projects from the IAPH's World Ports Sustainability Program.

The World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) aims to demonstrate global leadership of ports in contributing to the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations.

Since its inception, the Program has registered over seventy sustainability-related projects undertaken or being implemented by IAPH member ports. These projects are frequently associated with more than one of the Sustainable Development Goals, and they go well beyond mitigating the impact of climate change or providing for social projects in local communities. In fact the WPSP covers the entire spectrum of port-related sustainability activities.

The projects have been shortlisted to a final selection for voting by a jury panel comprising of senior figures from the industry including the World Maritime University, UNCTAD, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and the University of Antwerp Management School.

For a list of the finalists by category, you can visit :


If you have already read about the finalists and are ready to vote for all your choices (one single session permitted for every voter) you can make your choice here :


We look forward to your participation and will announce the winners at the IAPH Guangzhou 2019 World Ports Conference Gala dinner on 9th May.

Contact details for the IAPH World Ports Sustainability Awards:

Antonis Michail, Technical Director - World Ports Sustainability Program

email : antonis.michail@sustainableworldports.org

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