José Sanchez, a trained architect currently pursuing a Ph.D at the Hafencity University Hamburg, has made the relationship between the city and the port one of the key themes of his doctoral thesis. José will be working with AIVP until the end of April 2016, during which time he will be conducting research in the field of societal integration and the development of the Port Center concept.
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After Ashdod (Israel) in 2014 and Dunkirk (France) in 2015, the Port Center Lillo of Antwerp (Belgium) will welcome the third edition of the the third edition of the Citizen Port Meetings organised by the Port Center Network of AIVP. The programme will include a Think Tank experience with on-site visits, international presentations and many exchanges of practices on the latest initiatives in social integration of ports.
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AAPA/AIVP Partnership: Latin American Congress of Ports in Arica (Chile) – 30 November / 3 December 2015December 21, 2015 3:20 pm Leave your thoughts
Hugo Borelli, President of the Port of Bahia Blanca (Argentina) and AIVP’s VP for Latin America, was an active contributor to this annual congress of AAPA’s Latin American delegation.
The Port of Tarragona is Spain’s fourth largest and handles a diverse range of goods traffic. It also houses a major petrochemical complex. “We believe it’s essential to develop an energy conscience as part of our Smart Port approach” Joan Basora tells AIVP. Read the interview
In an article published in the daily La Tribune, President Matthis describes the initiatives taken by port cities over the last ten years in response to climate issues. He also highlights the role played by the AIVP network in raising awareness, and calls attention to the many local actions undertaken. Read the full article.
Some 25 Brussels-based entrepreneurs met leaders from Grand Port Maritime de Rouen, and the recently created Métropole Rouen Normandie, which is set to join AIVP in 2016. The discussions afforded an opportunity to compare the challenges posed by city-port relations in Rouen and Brussels. This study trip was organised by the CPB, with support from AIVP.
The 3rd of August 2015, Olivier LEMAIRE, AIVP’s General Director, welcomed Mr. Fredy Ramos Arce, representing the Municipality of Coquimbo (Chile), which is an active member of the Chilean Port-cities’ Association.
Agenda: Executive Think Tank Workshop “From the Citizen Port to the Port Center Concept” – Leghorn (Italy) – 3rd November 2015July 30, 2015 6:25 pm Leave your thoughts
The Port Authority of Leghorn, Assoporti, the Italian Ports Association and AIVP, organise on November 3rd, 2015 the Executive Think Tank Workshop on: “From the Citizen Port to the Port Center Concept”, which will examine the opportunities emerging of the construction of a sustainable port city Relationship.
Mr Fredy Ramos Arce, representing the port city of Coquimbo, visited the AIVP head office on 25 August. He was received by Olivier Lemaire, Director General of AIVP.The main object of his visit was to examine the possibilities for cooperation between the two organisations and the opportunity for the city of Coquimbo to become an active member of AIVP.
The organisation of all the Conference sessions of the 14th AIVP World Conference has now been defined. A detailed, session-by-session programme is available on the conference website: www.citiesandports2014.com