The commercial port is an economic engine for Mayotte, and a key infrastructure for connecting the archipelago with the rest of the world. Maritime traffic bringing imported goods to Mayotte is growing at an annual rate of around 4%. This French and European port enjoys a privileged location in the middle of the Mozambique Channel, some 300 km off the coast of Madagascar and 500 km from East Africa, an undeniable asset in this highly promising regional economic context.
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The Catholic University of Ecuador is a private university, one of the oldest in Ecuador, founded by the Jesuit Order in 1946. The Esmeraldas Campus was founded in 1981 and its role in the province has been essential in driving change and development through its integrated education model, now managed under the “Ignatian Teaching Paradigm”.
Italy was the first European country to suffer the full consequences of the COVID-19. In this article, Tiziana Murgia from Assoporti, Francesca Morucci and Massimiliano Barbera from the North Tyrrhenian Port Authority Network explain the main measures taken in the maritime sector to face this crisis. The authors also reflect on the serious consequences for passenger activities and the role of international organizations in the global response to the corona virus challenge.
Despite the ongoing global health crisis, AIVP remains ‘open for business’ and available to deal with any requests or queries you may have.
The entire team here at AIVP is now working from home. We are fortunate to be able to do so, and are all in good health.
You can reach us by phone on +33 2 35 42 78 84, where Corinne LALLEMAND will be waiting to take your calls.
You can of course also contact us by email, as usual.
We hope you too are safe and well.
The company explains by answering 3 questions, its motivations to join our network.
Given the international health context of the Coronavirus, we inform you that the AIVP General Meeting, initially scheduled for next May 6 and 7 in Venice (Italy) is cancelled.
After discussions with our various partners, we will organise the statutory General Meeting on October 13, 2020, just before the 17th World Conference Cities and Ports which will take place in Tangiers (Morocco) from October 14 to 17, 2020.
The Cruise Dialogue congress which took place from 19 to 21 of February 2020, gathered global experts in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), to discuss the positive and negative impacts this activity causes in port cities. Diverging opinions showed the different perception of the challenges, but it is clear that better cooperation between ports and cities worldwide is needed. AIVP supported the event with the presentations of our own experts and members.
From 8 to 13 of February, the World Urban Forum, organized by UN-Habitat, gathered more than 17,000 participants and speakers in Abu Dhabi. AIVP ran a panel discussion about the AIVP Agenda 2030 with the international community, and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UN-Habitat.
The 3rd largest seaport in the country by its tonnage, Port Saint John (Canada) explains to us, by answering 3 questions, the reasons of joining our network.
While the Urban Multimodal Distribution Centre is taking time to get up to speed, the task of integrating Ports de Lille into the metropolitan and regional fabric is more strategically important than ever.
Relying on 12 sites along the wide canals of the Hauts-de-France region, Ports de Lille is looking for innovative ways to meet the needs of logistics operators, who are faced with the daily challenges posed by e-commerce at the heart of France’s fourth-largest city.
Alain Lefebvre, Chief Executive of Ports de Lille, gives us more insight into the relationship between these ports and the territory in which they are based.