Author Archives for Denis DAVOULT

vice mayor of the city of Antwerp, responsible for mobility

Antwerp: a new approach to mobility for the benefit of the City, its citizens and the Port

February 19, 2020 12:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Deploying sustainable mobility is one of the ten goals set out in the AIVP 2030 Agenda. The European Civitas Portis initiative is an example of a project aimed at identifying solutions to achieve it. It is coordinated by Antwerp, and to get a better idea of the expected results, we spoke to Mr. Koen Kennis, vice mayor of the city of Antwerp, responsible for mobility.


Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes: putting climate change at the heart of the port’s activity

November 25, 2019 9:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes recently ratified the AIVP Agenda 2030. Both the initiatives undertaken by the port in recent years and its current projects are firmly in line with the ten goals that make up our Agenda. This is particularly true of several projects which tie in with three specific Agenda goals, namely adapting to climate change, the energy transition and circular economy, and protecting biodiversity.


AIVP in Porto for a cruise benchmarking exercise

October 20, 2019 8:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The event took place on Monday 30 September and Tuesday 1 October. It was the last stage of a cruise benchmarking process carried out by AIVP at the request of stakeholders in Le Havre.
The aim of the exercise was to support efforts to create conditions for sustainable development of the vibrant cruise activity in Le Havre by the period 2020-2025, and to make the area around the cruise ship docks a real asset contributing to the attractiveness of the City Port of Le Havre.


Dublin: the Docklands, a testbed for a Smart City District

October 9, 2019 5:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Interview with Jamie Cudden, Smart City Lead – Dublin City Council.

Officially launched in February 2018, Smart Docklands is the result of various initiatives launched in the past years. The programme concerns a district which currently home 500 businesses, 44,000 workers and 26,000 residents. The priorities for this smart district are the mobility, environment, buildings and infrastructures.
Could the innovative solutions currently being tested and/or implemented in Dublin be replicated by AIVP port cities members who are facing the same challenges? Let’s talk with Jamie Cudden, Smart City Lead – Dublin City Council.


The Dock infos #116 is online!

July 4, 2019 1:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In the latest issue, you will find:

In focus, the AIVP Agenda 2030 whose 10 goals have already been ratified by 52 members at our General Meeting in Riga in June; a selection of our port cities news; an excerpt from our full interview with Senator Gabriela BENAVIDES COBOS, Chairman of the Committee on External Relations Europe, about a law reform to make Mexican ports pay for urban development; and the news from the AIVP network.

 

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Discover the Dock infos #115!

May 23, 2019 3:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In the latest issue, you will find:

an introduction to the new online platform dedicated to our Guide of good practices “Plan the City with the Port”; a selection of our port cities news; an excerpt from our full interview with Edgars Sūna, Deputy CEO for Port Development, about the Freeport of Riga Development Programme 2019-2028, before our AIVP Days in Riga next June; and news from the AIVP network.

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Freeport of Riga: environment, passengers, social responsibility – three major areas for development

April 29, 2019 11:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Interview with Edgars Sūna, Deputy CEO for Port Development, Freeport of Riga

The Port of Riga unveiled its Development programme 2019-2028 at the beginning of this year. It will be based on a socially responsible policies, sustainable use of resources and care for the environment. An opportunity for us to discuss that with Edgars Sūna as a prelude to the AIVP Days that will be held in Riga on 6-8 June 2019.

 

The Freeport of Riga Authority is an active member of AIVP since 2006!