AIVP Highlights
Lille’s ports targeting territorial integration
Hermeline DELEPOUVE6 February 2020

While the Urban Multimodal Distribution Centre is taking time to get up to speed, the task of integrating Ports de Lille into the metropolitan and regional fabric is more strategically important than ever.

Relying on 12 sites along the wide canals of the Hauts-de-France region, Ports de Lille is looking for innovative ways to meet the needs of logistics operators, who are faced with the daily challenges posed by e-commerce at the heart of France’s fourth-largest city.

Alain Lefebvre, Chief Executive of Ports de Lille, gives us more insight into the relationship between these ports and the territory in which they are based.

Suggestions for opening up the port to the public: the Martinique example
Denis DAVOULT27 January 2020

Denis Davoult, head of urban affairs at AIVP, hosted Nadine Bergoz from Grand Port Maritime de la Martinique – GPMLM on 17 January 2020. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss their City Port project, the issues facing them, and possible solutions.

First group of students graduate in port-city governance in Chile
José SANCHEZ23 January 2020

10 students successfully finish the first edition of the diploma course in port-city governance and planning organized by AIVP Expert Dr. Sabah Zrari in Chile. The first edition of the Diploma “Planning, Management and Governance of Port Cities” took place in the University of Valparaíso, Chile, between July and December 2019.

AIVP General Meeting
May, 6-7, 2020
Venice, Italy

World Conference Cities and Ports
October 13-17, 2020
Tangier, Morocco

Guide of good practices

  • The Tall Ships Races

    Alongside such global events as the Olympic Games or Universal Exhibitions, which are traditionally seen as a catalyst for regeneration and redevelopment (Barcelona, Lisbon, etc.), the Tall Ships Races are among the world’s largest public attendance sports events. […]

American Association of Port Authorities Baltic Ports Organization UNCTAD / CNUCED - United Nation Commerce on Trade and Development The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure European Federation of Inland Ports European Sea Ports Organization
Green Marine MEDCRUISE - The Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports International Association of Ports and Harbors International urban Development Association OECD / OCDE - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa Association de Gestion des Ports d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre - Port Management Association of West & Central Africa Association for the Collaboration between Ports and Cities Associazione dei Porti Italiani Programa Integral de Investigación para el Desarrollo de la Ciudades Portuarias The World Bank / La Banque Mondiale WUC - World Urban Campaign European Council of Spatial Planners / Conseil européen des urbanistes