Port Center by AIVP, the flagship brand developed by AIVP to promote the societal integration of ports, now has a brand new website!
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On 13 February 2018, AIVP was invited by ESPO to present its activities and discuss the evolution of port-city relations, especially from the angle of the integration of ports with their cities, and their relationship with communities.
A delegation from the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, with a population of 600,000 led by Mayor Mr Vadym BOICHENKO, visited France and in particular Le Havre to compare the running of the two cities.
Sister Ports is a global network of ports twinned with Le Havre harbour, which encourages port authority leaders to share their best practices in terms of management and development. HAROPA hosted the 17th Sister Ports Conference which brought together nearly 100 people and more than 15 world port authorities from 4 to 6 September 2017 in Paris, Rouen and Le Havre.
As part of the study mission organised by AIVP on 19 and 20 October 2017, members of the network visited Lisbon, the capital of Portugal and a dynamic international port. The purpose of the trip was to explore the issue of port integration in a fast-changing urban territory.
On returning from the winter break, the AIVP team took part in a cookery-themed team-building exercise! Under the expert guidance of head chef Régine, they prepared (and then enjoyed) a two course menu.
In this last issue of 2017, you will find:The focus on “City-Ports and territories: the challenge for the next decade”, an article by Carlos Moreno; A selection of the AIVP’s news; Extract of the interview “Ibiza, Balearic Islands, the great port-city transformation”, with Joan Gual de Torrella Guasp, Chairman of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands And news of the AIVP’s network.
We are pleased to welcome you in Quebec City from June 11 to 14, 2018, for our 16th World Conference on the theme NEXT GENERATION. With you, and following our exchanges of Rotterdam 2016, we would like to open 11 reflection areas to answer the aspirations of the citizens living in port cities. Undoubtedly, these areas are in the heart of your strategies, projects and actions.
At the meeting of the AIVP Board in Paris on 9 November 2017, the association’s President Philippe Matthis welcomed the new board members elected at the General Meeting held in Le Havre: http://www.aivp.org/en/governance/
Guadeloupe, active member of AIVP, wins the ESPO Award 2017 dedicated to the societal integration of the portsNovember 15, 2017 11:47 am Leave your thoughts
This year, the annual price awarded by ESPO was devoted to the commitment of ports to promoting artistic and cultural projects in their communities. The project of the Port of Guadeloupe, entitled Port’Art, is intended to be broad and diverse. It will enable a large percentage of the island’s population to discover port territories through art and history, and also raise awareness among young people through artistic creations produced jointly with local schools.