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Testimonials

Le travail de l’AIVP permet aux différents acteurs des zones portuaires d’avoir une meilleure connaissance de l’activité des partenaires, de leurs difficultés, réussites et projets.

Jean-Claude Baron, Technicien environnement, Ville de Lorient (France)

L’AIVP nous fournit une source incroyable de références facilement accessibles soit lors des rencontres ou à travers les publications.

Sylvie Vachon, Présidente directrice générale, Administration portuaire de Montréal (Canada)

L’apport de connaissances sur les projets ville-port qui constituent une mine d’expériences et d’expertise à adopter.

Alexis Guie Yves, Chef du département communication, Port autonome d’Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire)

Des ports et des villes du monde entier, des expériences de projets à toutes les échelles, des personnalités attachantes…

François Kern, Architecte urbaniste, Kern et associés (France)

Live

Hong Kong: flats over the container terminal?
16 February 2018

This is one of the solutions being studied by the government to meet the strong pressure for housing. The other option would be to relocate the terminal concerned, Kwai Tsing Container Terminal, which currently handles 80% of the territory’s traffic. For the Managing Director, the first option is worth considering and technically feasible. It could provide housing for tens of thousands of people. Relocating the 380-hectare terminal, on the other hand, raises the difficulty of finding an alternative site. A joint port-city solution which is unprecedented to say the least! It will be proposed to the public in March.

Full article : South China Morning Post

Tauranga (New Zealand): how can a sustainable cruise tourism policy be implemented?
19 February 2018

The tourism development agency is currently questioning the growing number of cruise ship passengers arriving in their territory. How can they maintain a balance while responding to the expectations of both the cruise ship passengers and the local population? To inform her decision, the agency’s director considers that much more precise knowledge of the data on visitor arrivals and the associated financial flows is required.

Full article: Sunlive

In a fast-changing economy, what does the future hold for the maritime industry?
19 February 2018

In a recent publication, Danish Ship Finance offers some answers based on a macro-economic analysis. The report touches on issues including purchasing power and impact on maritime trade, new technologies and social impacts, urbanisation and industrial change. Meanwhile, British Ports Association is launching a more comprehensive study to predict the shape of the port environment in 2050. Will there be a larger number of smaller ships visiting more ports?

Full article: Danish Ship Finance / British Ports Association

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