Marseilles City Port: logistics, energy transition and urban ambitions

Thursday 17th October
Logistics and energy transition: innovation in the port of Marseilles

Transfer of participants from Hôtel Ibis Euroméditerranée to Fos Terminals by coach

Welcome coffee at the Port of Marseilles Information Centre (CIPAM)


The prospects for the Fos industrial port zone: industrial ecology and energy transition

Hervé Moine, Responsible for Planning and Territory activities, Environment and Redevelopment Department, Grand Port Maritime de Marseille
Jérôme Giraud, Head of Project and Business Line Development Department, Grand Port Maritime de Marseille

Visit of the Fos LNG terminal by coach : Gilles Bavuz, Deputy General Director Industry, Elengy

12:30 : Return to CIPAM – exchange of views during buffet lunch

Visit of the Fos container terminals by coach

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Transfer from Fos to Marseilles by coach

Logistics, a key element in port competitiveness : visit of the “Sogaris” platform

Welcoming and presentation by Serge Mercier, Regional Commercial Manager, Sogaris
Visit of the site by coach and welcoming by two professionnals of the logistic activities : the forwarding agent “Bansard“, and the group “La Poste

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VISIT OF THE hangar J1

Visit of the emblematic hangar, renovated for the “Marseille Provence, European Capital of Culture 2013” celebrations
Visit of the the exhibition devoted to the architect Le Corbusier

Jean-François Chougnet, General Manager, Marseille Provence 2013
Jean-Michel Sbriglio, Curator, Marseille Provence 2013



The Arenc silo: successful reconversion of port heritage and an element giving identity as a port-city

Visit and comments by architects of thsi porjet : Eric Castaldi (Eric Castaldi Architecte) and Stéphan Bernard (Agence Carta Architectes)

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Cocktail-dinner in Arenc silo offered by the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille


Friday 18th October 2013
Port-City diversity: architect and urban planners at the service of an ambition

Welcome coffee at La Joliette


Visit by foot of the “terrasses du Port” construction site, with the operator Hammerson

Sandra Chalinet, Directrice of the Shopping Center “Les Terrasses du Port”

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Transfer to the Mucem by coach


Visit of the “Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations (MUCEM)”

Visit and comments by Rudy Ricciotti, architect of this project

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Visit by foot of the J4 esplanade and visit of the “Mediterranean Regional Centre” conceived by the Italian architect Stefano Boeri

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Lunch at the Hangar J1, 2nd floor
“Les Grands bassins” restaurant


Visit of the Marseilles East Basins by boat

General presentation of projects and the city-port charter
Régine Vinson, Chef de la Mission Relations Ville/Port, Direction du Développement, GPMM
Renaud Spazzi, Directeur de l’Aménagement, Membre du Directoire, GPMM

End of the study trip