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A Port Center devoted to ocean-going yachts in Antibes will be ready by 2021

September 27, 2019 7:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At the invitation of the Nice Cote d’Azur Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Olivier Lemaire, General Manager of AIVP, travelled to Antibes on 17 September 2019 to speak at the workshop of the European “Great Accessible Tyrrhenian Itinerary” project (known as GRITACCESS) on port heritage. This European programme, aimed at promoting access to heritage and the development of a tourist network, involves 15 partners from five cross-border regions. In his speech, Olivier Lemaire highlighted the importance of capitalising on the heritage and architecture of port cities.


Saint-Malo: a co-construction approach needed to develop the local economy

September 26, 2019 10:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Denis Davoult, head of urban affairs at AIVP, travelled to Saint-Malo (France) on 10 September 2019 to meet two members of the association: the Union Maritime et Portuaire (Maritime & Port Union), and the Ille-et-Vilaine Chamber of Commerce (CCI), which holds the concession to operate the Port of Saint-Malo. Below is a brief report on the issues facing the town and the port.


AIVP at the first Smart Port Day in Marseilles

July 15, 2019 1:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

CCI Marseille Provence, Grand Port Maritime de Marseille and Aix-Marseille Université organised the first Smart Port Day on Thursday 4 July in Warehouse J1, an emblematic location for the City Port integration in full swing on the port of La Joliette. On this occasion, the 7 award-winners of the Smart Port Challenge, launched last year, presented the results of their work. The innovation and quality of the projects, carried out in partnership between Start-ups and established businesses, show the importance which must be given to human capital in contemporary City Port dynamics. .


River and maritime tourism in the Seine Valley

July 9, 2019 9:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

AIVP recently attended the 4th cooperation meeting of planning offices for the Seine Valley. The event is intended to provide a forum for exchanges and allow participants to gauge the development of river and maritime tourism, while gaining a better understanding of the role that can be played by local and regional authorities and stakeholders.


The AIVP Agenda 2030: an international press coverage

June 24, 2019 1:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In Riga (Latvia), on 7th June 2019, 50 AIVP members have ratified the 10 commitments that form the AIVP Agenda 2030, which will help port decision-makers and elected representatives from our cities to act for more sustainable and responsible development. This ratification has had a worldwide press coverage, promoted and relayed by our members and our various press contacts.


Meeting between Riga City Council, Freeport of Riga and AIVP

Visit to the site of the Annual General Meeting and the AIVP Days at Riga, 6 and 7 June 2019

January 23, 2019 4:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On 15th-16th January 2019, Corinne Monnet, AIVP Network Coordinator and Chloé Colboc, Project Manager – Promotion & International Relations, had the pleasure of visiting Riga, the capital and principal port of Latvia. The object of their visit was to progress the technical organisation of the 2019 Annual General Meeting and the AIVP Days scheduled for 6th and 7th June this year.


AIVP participated in the “Port city Futures Conference” in Rotterdam

January 23, 2019 10:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Port City Futures Conference took place in Rotterdam between December 17th and 19th. The event was organized by Prof. Carola Hein and Maurice Jansen, rapporteurs of the last AIVP World Conference in Quebec. The conference gathered leading experts of different fields involved in port-city relationships, connecting academics with stakeholders and institutions. The goal was to define a new port city research agenda tackling global challenges, such as the energy transition, climate change and digitalization, building on concepts such as circular economy, human capital and co-construction governance.