International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Susumu Naruse
Secretary General
International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH)
Mega-ships and their Impact on Port Development and Safety
15:00 - 16:30Thursday, 22 May 2014

In 2009, Susumu Naruse assumed his current position as IAPH Secretary General, having first participated in IAPH activities in 2000 as one of the members of the Executive Committee, a position he held until 2006. He was chairman of the Port Planning and Development Committee from 2004 to 2009, leading various projects and the publication of several reports. From 2006 to 2009, he worked for the Overseas Coastal Area Development Institute of Japan, a public consultancy agency, as Executive Director. Naruse was engaged in various port development projects in transitional economies such as Bulgaria and Syria as a project team leader. At the same time, he was also the senior advisor of the Nagoya Port Terminal Public Corporation in Japan, one of the regular members of IAPH.