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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)
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Guadeloupe, active member of AIVP, wins the ESPO Award 2017 dedicated to the societal integration of the ports
Hermeline DELEPOUVE15 November 2017

This year, the annual price awarded by ESPO was devoted to the commitment of ports to promoting artistic and cultural projects in their communities. The project of the Port of Guadeloupe, entitled Port’Art, is intended to be broad and diverse. It will enable a large percentage of the island’s population to discover port territories through art and history, and also raise awareness among young people through artistic creations produced jointly with local schools.

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16th World Conference Cities and Ports – Submit your contribution!
Hermeline DELEPOUVE9 November 2017

We are pleased to welcome you in Quebec City from June 11 to 14, 2018, for our 16th World Conference on the theme NEXT GENERATION. With you, and following our exchanges of Rotterdam 2016, we would like to open 11 reflection areas to answer the aspirations of the citizens living in port cities. Undoubtedly, these areas are in the heart of your strategies, projects and actions.

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Greenport Conference Amsterdam: AIVP leads the session on port-city integration
Hermeline DELEPOUVE24 October 2017

The conference has brought together more than 150 professionals from the port world, many of whom are experts in the environment and sustainable development. The opening session was followed by a workshop on port-city integration, moderated by the AIVP strategic adviser on the integration of ports with society.

Apart from the need to introduce strategies to reduce the environmental impact of port activities, the workshop stressed the importance of maintaining contact with all the stakeholders.

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Morocco: the 1st international leisure ports meeting confirms Morocco’s potential
20 November 2017

During the opening ceremony, the Minister noted that with 3,500 km of coastline, 7 marinas and 4,000 berths, the country already has great potential. The national port strategy to 2030, consistent with the tourism vision for 2020, expects to see infrastructure development and improved connectivity. Cooperation within the Mediterranean Basin is another strong point. The Moroccan Leisure Ports Association (APPM) signed agreements with its French and Spanish equivalents during the meeting. The organizing committee of this meeting included the Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development –SMIT-, member of AIVP.

Full article : Ministère de l’Equipement, du Transport, de la logistique et de l’eau ; Le Journal de Tanger

Trieste: conference on the circular economy and competitiveness in port cities
20 November 2017

Organised by AREA Science and the Port of Trieste, the meeting was an opportunity for experts to discuss innovative solutions and models made possible by the circular economy. They debated the positive impacts and added value generated in terms of employment for a port city territory like Trieste.Full article: Porto of TriesteAREA + Il Nautilus + Messagero Marittimo

 

The impact of the Belt and Road initiative on China’s cruise industry
20 November 2017

The Belt and Road initiative is a new vision and represents a new direction for the country’s tourist development. Covering 80% of the world’s cultural heritage sites, over 60 countries and 4 .4 billion people, the initiative will generate major growth for the Chinese cruise tourism economy. Full article: China.org

Partenaires
American Association of Port Authorities Baltic Ports Organization The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure European Federation of Inland Ports European Sea Ports Organization
International Association of Ports and Harbors International urban Development Association 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