Highlights

Genoa: 5th meeting of the AIVP Port Center Network (PCN) Working Group

Hermeline DELEPOUVE13 November 2018

A reduced PCN working group meeting brought together around thirty people from Europe and Canada. The meeting was officially hosted by Porto Antico, the Port Authority and the City of Genoa. Over a day and a half, a series of presentations were given by local stakeholders, with opportunity for debate and discussion, sharing of ideas, and field trips including a visit to the Port Center, which recently re-opened to the public, plus the Città dei Bambini, the Galata museum, and a research laboratory specialising in pioneering biomaterials.

AIVP Mission to Valparaiso

Hermeline DELEPOUVE9 November 2018

On his recent trip to Chile, Olivier Lemaire, AIVP Director General, was able to visit San Antonio, active member of AIVP since 2011, today the country’s largest port in terms of cargo tonnage and a port city with a promising future. He was able to meet with the port, municipal and provincial authorities, and visit port sites.

CALL FOR TENDERS: a strategic study for AIVP

Hermeline DELEPOUVE6 November 2018

The AIVP 2030 agenda prepared at the World Conference in Quebec will be proposed for ratification by the year end. It contains nearly a dozen major challenges for port cities in adapting to all the transformations currently occurring and meeting the expectations of our societies at the start of this 21st century. In order to support its members in these challenges as strongly as possible, AIVP would like to review its missions, services offered and organisation. The Board of Directors has therefore decided to carry out a strategic study during the first half of 2019;

AIVP is looking for a consulting service to assist in this process. To obtain the specifications for this consultation service, please write to bdelsalle@aivp.org. Proposals must reach AIVP before 27 November 2018..

AIVP Mission to Valparaiso

Hermeline DELEPOUVE5 November 2018

A delegation representing AIVP at the highest level took an active part in the work of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), which held its annual congress in Valparaiso (Chile) on 8 to 10 October 2018. 

Read the Dock Infos #112!

Hermeline DELEPOUVE25 October 2018

In this issue of October 2018: A text signed by Flavio TEJADA, Europe Cities Task Force Leader and Associate Director at ARUP, also Director Master in Real Estate Development at IE School of Architecture and Design in Madrid and also, Rapporteur of the Quebec Conference from June 11th to 14th, 2018. a selection of port cities news a zoom on the Guide of best environmental and landscaping practices edited by the port of Dunkirk in cooperation with the planning and development agency (AGUR and news of the AIVP network.

Download the Dock Infos #112.

Délégations Abidjan

AIVP Mission to Abidjan

Hermeline DELEPOUVE22 October 2018

From 25 to 27 September, Olivier Lemaire, General Manager of AIVP, had the honour of leading a delegation of AIVP members from Pointe-Noire (Republic of Congo) and Douala (Cameroon) to Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast). The aim of the mission was to see the progress of city-port projects in Côte d’Ivoire and lay the groundwork for a future “AIVP Days” event in Africa, in the first half of 2019.

The AIVP network’s 2018-2019 directory is available!

Hermeline DELEPOUVE17 October 2018

The directory of the AIVP’s network gives our members access to 2000 personal contacts whom they can consult in the framework of their own projects. It is an essential way to exchange ideas and draw lessons from the experience of others!

Port of Dunkirk: Committed to Integration

Denis DAVOULT16 October 2018

Interview with M. Stéphane RAISON, Chairman of the Executive Board of Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (GPMD).

The Port of Dunkirk asked AGUR (the Planning & Development Agency) to produce a « Guide of best environmental and landscaping practices ». The Guide was approved by the Port of Dunkirk – Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (GPMD) on 29 June of this year, and is now attached to all new occupancy agreements signed with GPMD’s customers. It will also be incorporated into existing contracts as and when they are renewed. Finally, it will soon be available directly from the GMPD’s website. This approach, aimed at ensuring that industrial and logistics activities are properly integrated into the Dunkirk conurbation, its various municipalities and natural spaces, is of course of great interest to AIVP and the members of its worldwide network.

The Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque has been an active member of AIVP since 1989!
The Communauté Urbaine de Dunkerque and the AGUR are AIVP members too.

 

An AIVP benchmark to support the growth of the cruise business in Le Havre

Denis DAVOULT9 October 2018

The cruise business has grown steadily in Le Havre in recent years. Local stakeholders – including the Port, the City, the local conurbation authority, Office of Tourism, Chamber of Commerce, CRITT Transport & logistics – have committed to a joint process of reflection looking ahead to the period 2020-2025. The aim is to create the conditions for sustainable development for this dynamic activity, and make the area where cruise liners berth a new point of attraction for the city and port of Le Havre, open to the local population and visitors alike.

They approached AIVP to produce a benchmark that can be used to identify practices and solutions adopted to promote the spatial integration of cruise terminals in the city, and open them up to the public, in both the high and low seasons for cruise activity.

AIVP mission to Lyon (France)

Hermeline DELEPOUVE1 October 2018

Corinne Monnet, responsible for developing the network of members, travelled to Lyon on a study mission organised on 20 and 21 September 2018 by the Port Community of Brussels, a member of AIVP.

Organised in collaboration with the Port of Lyon, an industrial and port site operated by Compagnie nationale du Rhône (CNR), the mission looked at a 180 hectare area that has been constantly evolving since its creation in 1938.