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1894 The Hague Netherlands
Founded following amalgamation of H-XH1754 - Inland Navigation Congresses, set up 1885, Brussels (Belgium), and H-XH1753 - Ocean Navigation Congresses, formed 1889.
Promote maintenance and operation of inland and maritime navigation by fostering progress in the planning, design, construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of inland and maritime waterways and ports and of coastal areas, for general use in industrialized and industrializing countries, including fisheries and sport and pleasure navigation; take responsibility for, and play a major role in, development of global waterborne transportation; function as an international forum for analysis and discussion of all aspects of waterborne transport, including policy, management, design, economics, integration with other transport modes, technology, safety and environment; contribute to integrated management of navigable water systems; provide assistance and advice to countries in transition; promote a comprehensive network of international navigation and port professionals and other stakeholders; enhance navigational function of waterways, ports and coastal zones, achieving sustainable development through balancing environmental and economic interests.
Events2024 | Cape Town, South Africa – World Congress
2023-10-09 | Manila, Philippines – International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries
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