Standards and Harmonization: Where Are We Now and What is Next?



Richard Morton, Secretary General, International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) and Nico De Cauwer, Business Architect Digitalisation & Port Community Projects, Port of Antwerp, and IPCSA Lead on Standardisation and Technology


You want standards? Then get involved. To have effective standards, you need a community to build them, a community to use them and – crucially – a community that ensures those standards are harmonized. In short, standard is not a standard if no one uses it.

In this paper the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) explores standardization within the port industry.

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