November 10, 2015 7:51 am
Including presentations, field visits and discussions with local stakeholders, the study trip will provide a better understanding of the reasons behind the growing international reach of Tanger-Med and its industrial and logistical platform, while also offering an insight into the progress achieved by the ambitious “Tangier-City” city port project.
Full programme on www.tanger.aivp.org
Information and registration: Bruno Delsalle – firstname.lastname@example.org and Corinne Lallemand – email@example.com
November 9, 2015 5:15 pm
Over 100 delegates from the Livorno Region and other port cities in Italy participated in the inauguration of the Livorno Port Center, followed by a dedicated workshop on how developing a more sustainable and integrated relationship between port city and citizens.
October 27, 2015 12:35 pm
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).
October 16, 2015 10:59 am
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?
October 8, 2015 10:32 am
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.
October 8, 2015 9:33 am
On 21 September 2015, Philippe Matthis, President of AIVP and Deputy CEO of the Port of Brussels, hosted Quebec’s Minister for Transport and the Implementation of the Maritime Strategy, Mr Jean D’Amour, who was in Europe to promote Quebec’s maritime strategy.
October 2, 2015 11:12 am
Ecole de Management de Normandie business school has asked Pr. Brigitte Daudet to produce a forward-looking report on the governance of African port cities. From Nouadhibou to Durban, and from Mombasa to Dakar, AIVP enjoys wide representation in Africa, and supports this initiative alongside the IDET and the Sefacil foundation.
September 25, 2015 10:06 am
Chile was hit by a major earthquake on 16 September 2015, followed by a tsunami which fortunately was quite small. There were several strong aftershocks. AIVP sends its support and sympathy to Chilean port cities which have suffered yet another heavy blow.
September 21, 2015 7:30 am
The Safer Seas conference will take place from 26 to 30 October 2015 in Brest (France). The main themes for the 2015 edition are blue growth, climate change and the challenges for sailing and marine activities. AIVP is also an official partner of the event.
September 21, 2015 7:05 am
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.