Worldwide there are approximately 3,000 merchant ports and the work of the Harbour Master can vary widely from country to country and from port to port even within the same country.
IHMA offers members webinars, including access to Q&A. Watch the very first webinar from the 2021 IHMA 360° Series presented by Captain Andreas Mai, Harbour Master, Bremerhaven & Bremen (RTD). After the webinar presentation, Captain Mai is joined by IHMA President Captain Yoss Leclerc and members of the Executive Committee for a Q&A session.
For more information on how to access other presentations from this series or to arrange a webinar for the membership, contact the IHMA Secretary at email@example.com
Captain Yoss Leclerc has over 30 years of experience in maritime logistics, transport and port operations. He was elected President of IHMA in October 2020 at the conclusion of the IHMA Biennial Ordinary General Meeting.
Andreas Mai is a former Master Mariner and was appointed Harbour Master for the port of Bremerhaven in 1996. In 2000 he also took over the position of Harbour Master at the port of Bremen. During his active time as Harbour Master and Director of the Governmental Port Authority, he chaired the 2004 IHMA Congress in Bremen and, for a few years, the European Harbour Masters’ Committee (EHMC). He retired from his duties at the end of 2020 after 24 years of service.
As part of the refurbishment for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) has installed a floating concrete breakwater within the Port of Newhaven to provide safe berthing facilities for crew transfer vessels (CTVs).
The International Harbour Masters Association (IHMA) and Tanger Med Port Authority are pleased to announce the 14th International Harbour Masters Congress. The key theme of this 2024 event is The Marine Adventure – Evolving and adapting to change in today’s ports. Tanger Med Port Authority will host the congress at the Tanger Med Port Center from 21 to 24 May 2024.