While the Urban Multimodal Distribution Centre is taking time to get up to speed, the task of integrating Ports de Lille into the metropolitan and regional fabric is more strategically important than ever.
Relying on 12 sites along the wide canals of the Hauts-de-France region, Ports de Lille is looking for innovative ways to meet the needs of logistics operators, who are faced with the daily challenges posed by e-commerce at the heart of France’s fourth-largest city.
Alain Lefebvre, Chief Executive of Ports de Lille, gives us more insight into the relationship between these ports and the territory in which they are based.
Denis Davoult, head of urban affairs at AIVP, hosted Nadine Bergoz from Grand Port Maritime de la Martinique – GPMLM on 17 January 2020. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss their City Port project, the issues facing them, and possible solutions.
10 students successfully finish the first edition of the diploma course in port-city governance and planning organized by AIVP Expert Dr. Sabah Zrari in Chile. The first edition of the Diploma “Planning, Management and Governance of Port Cities” took place in the University of Valparaíso, Chile, between July and December 2019.
The port explains its motivations for joining the AIVP network by answering 3 questions.
AIVP has been selected among more than 800 candidates by the UN committee to organize a debate. The debate will focus on the contribution of cities and ports around the world to the 17 sustainable development goals. AIVP has developed an Agenda which constitutes a roadmap for port cities in 10 points, to be completed by 2030. This agenda will be presented on February 10, 2020 in Abu Dhabi.
By Philippe MATTHIS, President of AIVP, the worldwide network of port cities.
The EU will be carbon neutral by 2050. If that target is to be met, every sector of the economy will need to take action, and naturally port cities have a crucial part to play in the transition.
We are deeply saddened by news of the death of Giuliano Gallanti, who served as President of AIVP from 2002 to 2005.
A charismatic figure with an international outlook, the former President of the Ports of Genoa and Livorno (Italy), both active members of AIVP, was a French-speaker and Francophile, and a true citizen of the world. .
Ceuta enjoys a privileged location on the Straits of Gibraltar. The port explains its motivations to join the global network of port cities by answering 3 questions.
What made you decide to join AIVP?
What are you expecting to gain from membership?
What do you think you can contribute to AIVP?
By anwsering these 3 questions RiO explains its motivations to join the network!
The online platform dedicated to our guide of good practices, "Plan the City with the Port", now includes some brand new examples, largely inspired by our daily monitoring of the latest international developments in the world of port cities.
Altogether, the guide now includes 129 examples of good practices!