Hans Rook confirmed as new chairman of International Port Community Systems Association

04 January 2017

The rapidly expanding International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) has named Hans Rook as its new chairman, as of January 2017.

Senior adviser at Portbase, the Port Community System (PCS) in the Netherlands, Hans Rook has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the IT and port logistics sector, having worked for Portbase since 2002.

He is taking over the chairmanship of IPCSA from Alan Long, chief executive of the UK’s Maritime Cargo Processing (MCP). At the same time, Javier Gallardo, director at Portic, in Spain, has become vice-chairman of IPCSA, taking over from Hans Rook, who served in this role for the past three years......

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