In the wake of the ongoing corona virus and its threat, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has cancelled its annual conference. The conference was scheduled from March 17 to 19 in Antwerp, Belgium.
The Association said that the conference was cancelled taking into account the health and safety aspects of the participants. Moreover, many countries have imposed travel restrictions, they said.
They said that the decision to cancel was taken after consulting the organisers IHS Markit and Host Sponsor Port of Antwerp.
The Association said that new dates will be announced soon. IAPH’s President Santiago Garcia Mila said that decision was taken taking into account the well-being of the participants. He also mentioned about some of the participants who have conveyed the about the travel ban imposed in their countries and also elsewhere.