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.
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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 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.
The Port of Brussels and the Brussels Port Community sign up to the AIVP Port Center Missions CharterJuly 7, 2017 8:27 am Leave your thoughts
The Charter was signed in front of an audience of more than 260 delegates attending the AIVP Days, where the theme was animation in the port city. Since Port Centers are a key component of such animation, more and more AIVP members are committing to creating them.
AIVP’s Annual General Meeting has been held in Le Havre (France) on 29 June 2017. Members have elected the new Board of Directors and Executive Bureau. The programme of activities and budgets have been approved.
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority signs the AIVP Missions Charter of a Port Centre for Port of Vancouver’s Discovery Centre and associated community engagement programsJune 14, 2017 9:18 am 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.
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.
Last March, in Genoa (Italy), AIVP took actively part at the 8th GID-Parmenides Forum about “What knowledge to reconcile the evolution of port facilities with sustainable development in the Mediterranean?” (see previous article).
The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) has been awarded the Best Transhipment Port in the Eastern and Southern African region.
Dock infos #105, April 2017
In this issue, you will find:
AIVP is delighted to welcome five new organisations to its worldwide network: