Author Archives for Corinne MONNET

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

September 27, 2016 4:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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

September 19, 2016 4:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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.

To read this Case study, go to:

Developing the cruise business in Casablanca: AIVP offers support to SMIT – Société Marocaine d’Ingénierie Touristique

September 7, 2016 7:14 am Published by Leave your thoughts

SMIT has approached AIVP to enlist the network’s help with its study on the development of the cruise industry in Casablanca. The study covers a range of aspects, including economic development strategy, ways of making the destination more attractive for tourism, and also promoting the urban integration and development of the cruise business locally.

Juliette DUSZYNSKI, Deputy Director of the Urban Development Agency for the Le Havre and Seine Estuary Region), and Co-Director of the Club “Maritime Territories” talks with AIVP.

August 24, 2016 3:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Club “Maritime Territories” was created in 2009, at the initiative of two French urban agencies (Marseilles and Le Havre) looking to create a club to discuss issues specific to port cities (sea and river ports). “This Club is an ideal forum for exchanges between city port stakeholders across the country and beyond” J. Duszynski tells AIVP. Read the interview.