February 10, 2017 2:42 pm
Port Academy by Porto Lab, Contship Italia in Milan, 2 – 3 February 2017
Greta Marini, who is responsible for the AIVP Port Center Network, was invited to take part in the “Port Academy” organised by the PortoLab project, launched eleven years ago by terminal operator Contship Italia. In line with the principles set out in the Port Center missions charter, PortoLab allows youngsters aged between 9 and 12 to learn about the terminals operated by Contship in various Italian port cities (Milan, Cagliari, Ravenna, Gioia Tauro, La Spezia).
February 6, 2017 12:51 pm
2016 was marked by a very positive balance for AIVP, with 25 new members joining the network. There was strong recruitment of professionals. The “local authorities” and “port authorities” groups recorded a stable, regular number of new members.
January 16, 2017 4:44 pm
On a private trip to Costa Rica, AIVP President Philippe Matthis met with Roger Rios, a sociologist well known to AIVP members as coordinator of the city-port development programme “PROCIP”, and who was recently named President of INCOP, the body which operates ports on the country’s Pacific coast.
January 3, 2017 4:56 pm
Responding to an invitation extended by Mr Josué YOUMBA, Chief Executive of the National Port Authority (APN), Philippe Matthis, Chairman of AIVP and Olivier Lemaire, General Manager of AIVP, both travelled to Cameroon for the two national maritime and port days. The trip was an excellent opportunity to visit the country’s port facilities and discover the city-port cooperation projects in Douala and Kribi.
December 14, 2016 2:19 pm
AIVP was among over 400 participants at the 25th Latin American Congress of Ports in Merida, Mexico, from 29 November to 2 December 2016.
December 14, 2016 2:02 pm
AIVP, together with 20 other organizations, have agreed to strengthen their cooperation in the framework of the Industry Alliance for Multimodal (IAM). AIVP, through this Alliance, will express its positions and expectations with regards to EU policy initiatives that could boost and enhance sustainable European multimodal connectivity and logistics.
November 24, 2016 5:33 pm
The first French port hackathon took place in Le Havre on 19 and 20 November 2016. A total of 75 people, working together in eight teams, went head to head for 24 hours to develop digital solutions to the current issues facing port cities.
November 23, 2016 4:48 pm
At the Board meeting in Paris on 14 November 2016, Mr Cyrus Ngo’o, CEO of the Port Authority of Douala (Cameroon), was appointed AIVP Vice-President for Africa.
November 18, 2016 11:44 am
AIVP took part in the “Sea and Teaching” symposium organised by the Academy of Rennes on 16 November 2016. The event was an opportunity to compare the views of various experts on the place of the sea and maritime industry in school curriculums.
November 10, 2016 5:30 pm
On 18 and 19 November 2016, a large-scale “hackathon” will be held on the theme of Smart Ports, at the campus of ENSM (the French National School for Merchant Navy Officers). The event is being organised by HAROPA, the alliance which includes the ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris, in conjunction with port community systems operator SOGET, ENSM and the Seine Estuary Chamber of Commerce & Industry.