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AIVP to take part in the HABITAT III world conference on housing and sustainable urban development in 2016

October 27, 2015 12:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Meeting in Paris on 8 October 2015, the Board of Directors approved AIVP’s membership of UN-HABITAT’s World Urban Campaign (WUC). AIVP’s forthcoming events and actions will be included on the WUC’s agenda as contributions to preparatory work for the world conference, Habitat III (due to take place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 to 20 October 2016).


Dock infos N°97, october 2015

October 16, 2015 10:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Proper dialogue between cities, ports and economic operators is more vital than ever

With fluctuating freight rates and the threat of overcapacity, recent orders for giant container ships by multinational maritime operators are raising concerns. The successive global or regional crises that have hit our development model, heavily dependent on sustained growth in mass consumption, reflect the urgent need for new sustainable development strategies. So what exactly is the thinking behind these shipowner strategies?


“Smart City Marseille Méditerranée” symposium – 25 September 2015: the digital footprint of ports

October 8, 2015 10:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At the request of Carlos Moreno, a specialist in Smart Cities, Olivier Lemaire, CEO of AIVP spoke at a round table on the digital footprint of ports. He was able to highlight the efforts of port cities all over the world to pioneer “smart” solutions designed to combine performance, quality of life and sustainable development.


Delegation from Cameroon’s National Port Authority, the APN, visits AIVP headquarters

September 21, 2015 7:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A delegation from the APN, led by Mr Josué Youmba, General Manager, was received at the offices of AIVP on 17 September 2015. The APN is the regulatory authority responsible for port development and the enforcement of international standards for Cameroon’s four ports: Douala, Kribi, Limbe and Garoua (river port). The meeting included a discussion on the issue of developing AIVP’s network in Cameroon, and in Africa more generally. The APN will support AIVP in this approach.

The APN is a member of the AIVP.