The 30th IAPH World Ports Conference is taking place this week in Bali, Indonesia, at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC).
At the event, Rene Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, presented on the topic of “Ecosystem Services”.
The Secretary General highlighted the concept of ES, presented a case study on Botany Bay in Sydney, Australia and explained how the concept could be an important tool for achieving broad public support for ports and dredging projects.
A wide range of issues with regards to development and management in port and maritime business in challenging global environment were also presented and discussed at the conference, including certain issues faced by port officials globally such as green port and port technology as well as development of ports.
Under the main conference theme of “Enabling Trade. Energizing The World”, this event discussed various maritime issues and solutions in order to deliver positive impacts for global maritime transport.