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Five AIVP members shortlisted for the ESPO Award 2017

October 2, 2017 2:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Thirteen high-quality proposals were debated by the Jury of the 9th ESPO Award (European Sea Ports Organisation), an annual honour given in recognition of a port authority that has demonstrated a genuine and original commitment to reforging links with its local communities. This year, the European Sea Ports Organisation highlighted the theme of art and culture as a vector for promoting commitment.


With the Port Centers Charter, the people of Marseilles are back at the heart of the port-city relationship!

September 19, 2017 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Stakeholders in the territory of Marseilles have turned out in large numbers to sign the AIVP Missions Charter of a Port Center. Marseilles, France’s largest port city, joins the thirteen international port cities that are already signatories. The charter, which was ratified on Thursday 14 September at the Smartcity Forum, centres on the object of opening the port to the city’s population, involving the Port of Marseilles Fos, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Marseilles, Provence, the Bouches du Rhône Department, the Metropolis of Marseilles, and cities of Marseilles, Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, Fos-sur-Mer and Port-de-Bouc.


Vancouver Fraser Port Authority signs the AIVP Missions Charter of a Port Centre for Port of Vancouver’s Discovery Centre and associated community engagement programs

June 14, 2017 9:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Port of Vancouver, represented by Vancouver Fraser Port Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Robin Silvester, signed the Missions Charter of a Port Centre on June 13th, 2017, during the official visit of AIVP President Matthis to Vancouver.


AIVP collaborates with the Committee of the Regions

June 7, 2017 3:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Philippe Matthis, President of AIVP, participated in a workshop on the regeneration of port cities and port areas organized jointly by the Committee of the Regions and the Permanent Representation of Malta in Brussels on 16 May 2017.

AIVP has been invited to contribute to the debate, the aim being to rethink the constantly changing city-port relationship, and identify potential synergies in the fields of economic, energy, environmental and societal development.

This working group gathered, among others, testimonies from cities, port authorities and terminal operators.