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The Dock Infos #117 is online!

November 5, 2019 4:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The editorial of Dock Infos #117:

Climate change: Time to act!

On 25 September 2019, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its latest report, specifically devoted – for the first time – to the oceans and the cryosphere. This report demands my attention both as an inhabitant of the earth and, of course, as President of AIVP.


photo de groupe atelier port citoyen

3 innovative tools unveiled at the Citizen Port Meeting in Bilbao

October 30, 2019 10:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The 6th Port Citizen workshop, held on 24 and 25 October 2019 in collaboration with the Bilbao Port Authority (Spain), was attended by over 50 people from ten different countries. Some of the participants run existing Port Centers, while others are looking at the possibility of opening new Port Centers in their cities. The event was an opportunity for all to share their experiences and practices.


A Port Center devoted to ocean-going yachts in Antibes will be ready by 2021

September 27, 2019 7:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At the invitation of the Nice Cote d’Azur Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Olivier Lemaire, General Manager of AIVP, travelled to Antibes on 17 September 2019 to speak at the workshop of the European “Great Accessible Tyrrhenian Itinerary” project (known as GRITACCESS) on port heritage. This European programme, aimed at promoting access to heritage and the development of a tourist network, involves 15 partners from five cross-border regions. In his speech, Olivier Lemaire highlighted the importance of capitalising on the heritage and architecture of port cities.


Saint-Malo: a co-construction approach needed to develop the local economy

September 26, 2019 10:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Denis Davoult, head of urban affairs at AIVP, travelled to Saint-Malo (France) on 10 September 2019 to meet two members of the association: the Union Maritime et Portuaire (Maritime & Port Union), and the Ille-et-Vilaine Chamber of Commerce (CCI), which holds the concession to operate the Port of Saint-Malo. Below is a brief report on the issues facing the town and the port.


AIVP at the first Smart Port Day in Marseilles

July 15, 2019 1:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

CCI Marseille Provence, Grand Port Maritime de Marseille and Aix-Marseille Université organised the first Smart Port Day on Thursday 4 July in Warehouse J1, an emblematic location for the City Port integration in full swing on the port of La Joliette. On this occasion, the 7 award-winners of the Smart Port Challenge, launched last year, presented the results of their work. The innovation and quality of the projects, carried out in partnership between Start-ups and established businesses, show the importance which must be given to human capital in contemporary City Port dynamics. .


River and maritime tourism in the Seine Valley

July 9, 2019 9:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

AIVP recently attended the 4th cooperation meeting of planning offices for the Seine Valley. The event is intended to provide a forum for exchanges and allow participants to gauge the development of river and maritime tourism, while gaining a better understanding of the role that can be played by local and regional authorities and stakeholders.


The AIVP Agenda 2030: an international press coverage

June 24, 2019 1:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In Riga (Latvia), on 7th June 2019, 50 AIVP members have ratified the 10 commitments that form the AIVP Agenda 2030, which will help port decision-makers and elected representatives from our cities to act for more sustainable and responsible development. This ratification has had a worldwide press coverage, promoted and relayed by our members and our various press contacts.