During a visit to Le Havre on September 26th, 2022, Vietnamese Minister of Interior Pham Thi Thanh Tra met with Mr. Edouard Philippe, president of the AIVP and mayor of Le Havre. On this occasion, Mr. Philippe, expressed his strong wish to promote relations between Le Havre and Vietnamese cities, especially port cities, to exchange on experiences and good practices. He wished to enhance the assets of both France and Vietnam in economic development and maritime transport and logistics. These aims are an integral part of the AIVP’s mission. To establish partnerships and cooperation projects, he proposed the twinning of Le Havre with a coastal city in Vietnam. He proposed to have Le Havre and Vietnamese shipping companies to exchange trade delegations.