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Trois-Rivières: aiming to be an innovative urban port

Denis DAVOULT26 May 2020

Located in the heart of the city itself, the Port of Trois-Rivières faces a daily challenge to balance its activities with the life of residents living next to the Port. But the Port sees this co-existence as a great opportunity to work hand in hand with the City, building a feeling of pride and belonging to a dynamic, attractive city.

How has the Spanish government responded to the crisis of Covid-19 in the port sector? The answer from Puertos del Estado

José SANCHEZ20 May 2020

Spain has been one of the most affected countries by the COVID 19 in Europe. The strict quarantine imposed by the government limited most economic activities and restricted the mobility of people. In the meantime, during the past weeks, ports have continue functioning as crucial infrastructure to reduce the effects of the pandemic. In this article, the president of Puertos del Estado explains the main economic, legal and security policies and actions taken to cope with the consequences of the COVID 19 crisis.

Towards a Better Port Industry

José SANCHEZ12 May 2020

Peter de Langen, one of the AIVP experts, recently published the Book Towards a Better Port Industry with Routledge. We asked Peter to relate some of the insights from his book to the current state of turmoil in the global economy and specifically global value chains and ports.

A Port for All: Valencia Port at the side of the companies but also of the most underprivileged people

Denis DAVOULT7 May 2020

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Valencia Port is committed to supporting every component of the community. Through financial aid, it has tried to support local companies; through its charitable foundation Aportem, it has distributed food aid to the most vulnerable people; through sharing videos on social networks, it has highlighted the professions on the “front line” against Covid-19.

Port of San Antonio on the frontline against Covid-19: solidarity and cooperation

Denis DAVOULT28 April 2020

Social responsibility is a matter taken very seriously by the Port of San Antonio. In response to Covid-19, and in permanent cooperation with the city council and neighbourhood councils, the port authority has conducted several decontamination actions, and is committed to support in different community facilities: hospitals, rural clinics, food markets, fishermen’s facilities, and even the city’s penitentiary centre.

Livorno: a port-city fighting against Covid-19

Denis DAVOULT23 April 2020

The Port and the City of Livorno are elaborating joint solutions to better cope with Covid-19 and support local economy. On the cultural aspect, the Port is doing everything to conserve its link with the citizens: all the activities of the Port Center of Livorno have been uploaded on their website, and abundant “City Port” content is available online, to enjoy from home during the quarantine.

Facing Covid-19, the Port of Tarragona invests on cultural and economic measures

Denis DAVOULT17 April 2020

Besides developing initiatives to support the local society, the economy and maintain supply chain, the Port of Tarragona is also investing on port city culture the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. As explained by the President Mr. Josep Maria Cruset, the Port has multiplied the activities proposed to children as well as adults. As an active member of the AIVP network since 1190, Tarragona is an example of the Port Authority’s commitment to the community.

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Covid-19, AIVP remains open

Hermeline DELEPOUVE7 April 2020

Despite the ongoing global health crisis, AIVP remains ‘open for business’ and available to deal with any requests or queries you may have.

The entire team here at AIVP is now working from home. We are fortunate to be able to do so, and are all in good health.

You can reach us by phone on +33 2 35 42 78 84, where Corinne LALLEMAND will be waiting to take your calls.

You can of course also contact us by email, as usual.

We hope you too are safe and well.