Author Archives for Hermeline DELEPOUVE

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.


Dock infos #113 is online!

January 15, 2019 2:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In this December issue, find:

a text signed by Gaetan SIEW, UN-Habitat Special Envoy and Keynote Speaker of the Indian Ocean Meetings organized  in November an excerpt from the case study on the urban integration of the Port of Brussels, where AIVP organized a study mission in early November. AIVP news and news from the network

Download the Dock Infos #113


AIVP Study Mission to Belgium

January 14, 2019 12:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Around fifty participants from seven countries took part in this AIVP study mission to Belgium, on the theme of co-construction in city-port projects (13 and 14 November 2018). Led by Professor Michael Dooms and bringing together all of AIVP’s Belgian port members, the mission was an opportunity for the delegates not just to learn about, but to actually see for themselves, some of the most iconic projects in the development of the country’s port cities. The study mission was organized in partnership with the Port of Brussels, CitiDev.Brussels and the Port of Antwerp.


European and interregional project “BlueConnect”

December 13, 2018 9:24 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Olivier Lemaire, General Manager of AIVP, travelled to Nice on 3 December 2018 at the invitation of the Nice Côte d’Azur Chamber of Commerce and Industry, to offer his expertise on the European and inter-regional “BlueConnect” project. The Franco-Italian initiative launched in February 2017 aims to build a cross-border network of stakeholders in the economic development of ports.


Co-construction in Belgium city-port projects

December 12, 2018 3:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

AIVP Study Mission to Belgium

November 13-14, 2018 – Brussels and Antwerp

Introductory presentation by Michael DOOMS
The Walloon ports case
The Flemish ports case
The case of the of the Brussels Capital Region
The City Port relationships in Antwerp

See the proceedings.

Read the case study on Brussels.