Highlights

HACKATHON – Boat-watching app named winner by AIVP

Hermeline DELEPOUVE24 November 2016

The first French port hackathon took place in Le Havre on 19 and 20 November 2016. A total of 75 people, working together in eight teams, went head to head for 24 hours to develop digital solutions to the current issues facing port cities.

Mr. Ngo’o, new AIVP Vice-President

Hermeline DELEPOUVE23 November 2016

At the Board meeting in Paris on 14 November 2016, Mr Cyrus Ngo’o, CEO of the Port Authority of Douala (Cameroon), was appointed AIVP Vice-President for Africa.

 

AIVP at the “Sea and Teaching” symposium

Hermeline DELEPOUVE18 November 2016

AIVP took part in the “Sea and Teaching” symposium organised by the Academy of Rennes on 16 November 2016. The event was an opportunity to compare the views of various experts on the place of the sea and maritime industry in school curriculums.

AIVP partners the 1st hackathon for French ports

Hermeline DELEPOUVE10 November 2016

On 18 and 19 November 2016, a large-scale “hackathon” will be held on the theme of Smart Ports, at the campus of ENSM (the French National School for Merchant Navy Officers). The event is being organised by HAROPA, the alliance which includes the ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris, in conjunction with port community systems operator SOGET, ENSM and the Seine Estuary Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Espo Award 2016: the jury selects a shortlist of 5 ports

Corinne MONNET27 September 2016

The ESPO has chosen “Nature in Port” as the theme for the 8th Award on Societal Integration of Ports. The jury convened in Brussels on 26 September, drawing up a shortlist of five ports from the eleven proposals received: Bremerhaven, Cartagena, Dunkirk, Guadeloupe and Riga. The winner will be announced in Brussels on 9 November.

San Antonio Port: Incentivising Port-City Integration through Citizen Participation

Corinne MONNET19 September 2016

The Port of San Antonio, Chile’s first port by tonnage, aims not only to increase the volume of goods handled but also to ensure the development of human capital, essential criteria for ensuring competitiveness. The port also seeks to strengthen the link with the community and to promote the port city integration through citizen participation. The modification of the Urban Development Plan, in which the Port of San Antonio carried out an extensive participation program including a hundred meetings, is a perfect example.

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