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Genoa, a founder-member of AIVP, hosts the 8th Parmenides Forum on: What sustainable development for our Mediterranean ports?

March 27, 2017 4:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On 21-23 March 2017 AIVP went to Genoa to take an active part in the 8th Parmenides International Forum of the Interacademic Development Group (GID). The event was organised in partnership with Porto Antico, the management and development structure of the old port of Genoa, whose Director General, Alberto Cappato, is also on the board of AIVP.


Austin Becker rewarded for his work

March 6, 2017 5:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Austin Becker, a member of AIVP’s network of experts, is Professor of Maritime Affairs at the University of Rhode Island (USA). He has just received the “Sloan Research Fellow” in the “Ocean Sciences” category, an award of the highly prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. This prize distinguishes researchers in their early-career for their innovative work and awards them a two-year research fellowship.


Dock infos #104, February 2017

February 15, 2017 2:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The last Dock infos has arrived!

In this issue, you will find:

AIVP President tribune about the port cities century brief news an extract of the interview with D. Wilson, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, in which Mr. Duncan explains how Vancouver port is sustainably addressing the challenges of growth AIVP network news, especially one summary about the AAPA congress in Mexico.

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Supporting efforts to share passion for the city port

February 10, 2017 2:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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).


Roger Rios appointed President of INCOP

January 16, 2017 4:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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.


AIVP mission to Cameroon

January 3, 2017 4:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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. 


AIVP member of the Industry Alliance for Multimodal Connectivity and Logistics

December 14, 2016 2:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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.