ESPO Award 2013 on the theme of Heritage

webmaster11 September 2013

16 ports have submitted their nomination for this 5th edition of the ESPO Award. The Jury will meet on Thursday, September 12, to draw up an initial shortlist of candidates. The name of the winner will be announced in Brussels on November 6.

The AIVP is member of the Jury since the creation of the ESPO Award (2009).

For more information: www.espo.be

A week to discover the port of Le Havre and the careers it offers – from September 30 to October 6, 2013

webmaster9 September 2013

For this second edition of the “Port Week”, around 40 tours are offered to give the region’s inhabitants a chance to discover the many activities and careers associated with the maritime and port world of Le Havre. The main object is to make young people aware of the opportunities and encourage them to talk to professionals who work in this environment.

The AIVP, with headquarters in Le Havre, is part of this discovery program.

For more information: www.havre.cci.fr

AIVP Study Trip, Marseille (France): 17th-18th October 2013

webmaster5 September 2013

Limited number of places – Register now!

AIVP invites you to take part in a two-day site visit offering the unique opportunity to share experiences with the architects, port engineers and logistics operators who have been involved in the development of the main Marseille City-Port projects over recent years.  The following topics will be debated both on and off-site:

AIVP Study trip: October 17th-18th, 2013

webmaster1 August 2013

Marseilles City Port: logistics, energy transition and urban ambitions

With the AIVP and its partner Grand Port Maritime of Marseilles, discover the 17th and 18th of October the port terminals Fos 2XL and GNL, logistic warehouses, the MuCEM (A museum for Europe and the Mediterranean), The Regional Centre of the Mediterranean in Marseilles, the renewed J1 Hangar and the shopping centre of the Terraces of the Port!

Integrating the Port and the City of Rijeka onto the international scene: the Rijeka Gateway Project

webmaster24 July 2013

In the 1990s the necessity to stop the steady decrease of Port of Rijeka traffic volume imposed a new strategy and development plans to re-boost and ensure the competitiveness of the Port of Rijeka.

The Rijeka Gateway Project is now entering in a decisive implementing phase. The Port and the City of Rijeka are both AIVP members since many years. M. Vojko Obersnel, Mayor of Rijeka City, discussed with us the main stakes and challenges of this project and how it will enhance the attractiveness of the Port and the City, giving to the Port City of Rijeka a new role on the international scene.

To read this Case study, go to: www.members.aivp.org

AAPA Conference in Bogota: AIVP quoted as reference (update)

webmaster24 July 2013

Between the 25th and 28th of June, Bogota (Colombia) played host to the Congress of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)*, which brought together more than 350 participants from all over Latin America and the United States. Various AIVP members attended and a number of contacts were made with a view to expanding the AIVP network in the region.