Highlights

AIA Territoires: a new member joins AIVP

ccolboc6 May 2019

Part of AIA Life Designers Group, AIA Territoires is dedicated to urban projects, cities and territories. The firm has a multi-disciplinary team with varied, complementary backgrounds, including architects, urban planners, landscaping specialists, geographers, and engineers specializing in planning, development and mobility.

Freeport of Riga: environment, passengers, social responsibility – three major areas for development

Denis DAVOULT29 April 2019

Interview with Edgars Sūna, Deputy CEO for Port Development, Freeport of Riga

The Port of Riga unveiled its Development programme 2019-2028 at the beginning of this year. It will be based on a socially responsible policies, sustainable use of resources and care for the environment. An opportunity for us to discuss that with Edgars Sūna as a prelude to the AIVP Days that will be held in Riga on 6-8 June 2019.

 

The Freeport of Riga Authority is an active member of AIVP since 2006!

A new tool to “Plan the City with the Port”

Denis DAVOULT26 April 2019

Designed as an aid to decisionmaking, the AIVP Guide of Good Practices is now available via a dedicated online platform.

It currently contains 116 examples of good practices, with more to be added regularly. The guide is an invaluable tool for identifying practices that can be transposed to your own Port City and implementing the AIVP 2030 Agenda, to ensure that your Port City contributes actively to the 17 sustainable development goals set by the United Nations.

 

AIVP plays an active role in the midterm conference of the EU project “Docks the Future”

ccolboc15 April 2019

The conference took place during the 3rd and 4th of April in the beautiful port city of Trieste in north-east Italy. The two-day event gathered international experts, including representatives from port authorities, international organisations such as the EU or IMO, and private companies. AIVP was represented by José M Pagés Sánchez, who presented the AIVP Agenda 2030 and the first results of the recent City Port survey conducted by AIVP among their members and contacts all over the world.

Enough or more? The cruise dilemma facing port cities…

Denis DAVOULT26 March 2019

The cruise industry and its relations with the cities and ports that play host to its ever bigger liners, carrying ever more passengers, have been transformed over the last decade.

The magazine Cruise Insight has contacted nine associations around the world to gauge their views on these changes and the challenges facing port cities. AIVP was naturally among the first organisations approached to contribute to the report, which has just been published.

Olivier Lemaire, General Manager of AIVP, took the opportunity to reaffirm AIVP’s message and to underline the need for dialogue with all stakeholders in the industry, to redefine a balanced partnership that benefits our port cities and their residents.

AIVP Days: Marco KAMIYA, Keynote Speaker

ccolboc22 March 2019

Marco KAMIYA who leads globally the Urban Economy and Municipal Finance Branch of UN-Habitat, will open the AIVP Days on Thursday 6th June 2019. He will share his vision on a better and more sustainable future for all port cities in the world, based on the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Agenda AIVP 2030. Marco KAMIYA will deliver to the gathered audience of decision-makers and elected representatives a strong message on these challenges of what road map for tomorrow’s port cities.

Dock infos #114 is online!

Denis DAVOULT20 March 2019

 

In the latest issue, you will find:

a double invitation from N. Usakovs, Mayor of Riga, and A. Zeltins, CEO of the Freeport of Riga, to attend our forthcoming AIVP Days in Riga organised around the AIVP’s new 2030 Agenda; a selection of our port cities news; an excerpt from our full interview with the « Factoria de Cohésion » whose primary purpose is to foster integration between city and port in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canaries Island); and the news from the AIVP network.

Download the Dock Infos #114