AIVP new member : Bordeaux, a welcoming metropolis committed for solidarity and ecology
Bordeaux Métropole is joining AIVP, thus forming a dynamic and innovating city-port partnership with the Port of Bordeaux Atlantique. Discover our new member in this interview.
ETT – Solutions for Smart Port Cities
ETT is an Italian based digital innovation and ICT (Information and Communications Technology) Factory. ETT delivers specific digital solutions for process efficiency and optimization and develops services for distributed networks of smart sensors integration and management. In the frame of their Smart City Solutions, they offer digital solutions to help monitor and organize environmental data (marine, inland, energy, and buildings infrastructures) and to facilitate governance. This falls under Goal 4 of the Agenda 2030, Renewed Governance. Interview with Antonio Novellino, Research Manager at ETT.
Buenaventura Regional Port Company: committed to the people of Buenaventura
The Board of Directors of Buenaventura Regional Port Company has announced the election of Liborio Cuéllar Araújo as the new General Manager. We had a meeting with Mr Cuéllar Araújo, who told us that he wants to present his mission and the organisation. His object is to use the organisation to work for the local economic and social fabric. Buenaventura Regional Port Company (RPC) is an active member of AIVP.
Port Autonome du Centre et de l’Ouest, a port committed to sustainable transportation
Port Autonome du Centre et de l'Ouest is one of the biggest ports in Wallonia. Divided into three zones (Hainaut Occidental, Mons Borinage, and Centre), the port has for some years been working closely with the local authorities in its region, on projects to promote low-carbon transportation (Goal 3 of the 2030 Agenda). To gain a better understanding of these ambitions, we talked to the port’s Director, Ms Christelle Kozak.
The port of Ashdod (Israel), pioneer of innovation, joins the AIVP
The Port of Ashdod (Israel) has just joined the AIVP. This port authority responsible for 60% of the country's commercial traffic has also recently become a pioneer in innovation. They develop numerous partnerships with the private sector in favor of green energies and are committed to a better understanding of the port world by the general public. An interview with Roy Avrahami, Chief Innovation Officer, Port of Ashdod, focusing on Goal 2 of the 2030 Agenda "Energy Transition and Circular Economy" and Goal 5 "Investing in Human Capital".
Port cities and sustainable development : Distance-learning Programme
In October 2022, AIVP will launch the first edition of its new programme of distance-learning courses, created jointly with the International Institute of Port Cities (IIPC), based in Chile. This programme is aimed at decision-makers who act and work in the Port City ecosystem. Sabah Zrari, Academic Director of the course programme and one of the founders of IIPC, and Bruno Delsalle, General Manager of AIVP, talk about this initiative, which completes the range of services offered by AIVP in the framework of its 2030 Agenda.
Port Authority of New South Wales: Leading the energy transition in Australian port cities
The Port Authority of New South Wales, who manages the navigation, security and operational safety needs of commercial shipping in the various ports of New South Wales, has taken key actions to reduce their emissions and accelerate their energy transition. Ryan Bennett, Senior Manager Planning & Sustainability, shares with us the advances in adjusting the Port Authority of New South Wales to their carbon emission reduction targets and the Net Zero targets. He also informs us that the Port Authority of NSW will be installing and supplying shore power for ships at all 5 major commercial berths at Bays Port in Sydney Harbour, which is a world-first for a dry-bulk precinct and a first in the Southern Hemisphere for a cruise terminal.
Ceuta (Spain) : protection of port biodiversity
AIVP – There are areas of high ecological value, belonging to the European Natura 2000 […]
Atarim: Blue Innovators
Atarim manages and develops the Tel-Aviv - Yafo Coastline (Israel), paying special attention to the coastal ecosystem with its research center Migdalor and by supporting the creation of innovative technology. Through its various ventures Atarim group is in line with several of the goals of our AIVP 2030 Agenda. They look forward to collaborating and exchanging ideas with the other members on best practices in coastal management and adaptation to climate change.
Port of Saguenay: sustainable development as a driving force
The Port of Saguenay (Canada) is currently implementing its new strategic plan for ever more sustainable development. With this in mind, the port intends to benefit from the best practices of our members by joining our international network, but also to share its own thoughts and experiences. In fact, it is already fully in line with several of the goals of our AIVP 2030 Agenda, such as the ones regarding the protection of biodiversity, or dialogue with citizens. Interview with Carl LABERGE, General Manager, Saguenay Port Authority
Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Buenaventura, towards an integrated port development
Gustavo Florez Dulcey, General Manager of the Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Buenaventura, introduces us to his organization the vocation of which, in connection with the AIVP, is to work for the economic and social development of both his city and region. Contributing to the reduction of social inequalities through concrete actions is the watchword of the General manager whose port company has notably established, via its foundation, an educational and innovation center for the sustainable development of the region.
CEMAS (Valencia): cooperating and sharing experiences toward ever more sustainable food
CEMAS, the World Sustainable Urban Food Centre in Valencia, opened in 2018. It is an initiative by the City of Valencia, which had signed a MoU with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) back in 2016. CEMAS’ main objectives are to highlight the numerous schemes aimed at promoting sustainable urban food supplies to cities around the world, raise awareness about food issues, climate change and sustainable local food systems, and spread best practices. Those priorities are in line with those identified by Commitment No. 7 of the AIVP 2030 Agenda for “Quality food for all”
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WEBINAR – DIGITAL
The ‘Port City Sustainability’ programme of remote courses is a joint initiative by the International […]