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New York City consults citizens on the latest version of its Vision 2020 Comprehensive Waterfront Plan
11 September 2019

A waterfront zoning plan was originally created in 1993, and in 2008 the City decided it should be updated every ten years. The current consultation concerns the new version of the Vision 2020 for the 520 miles of waterfront, a document dating back to 2011. This summer, a variety of public workshops were organised for “Living and Playing at the Waterfront”, “Working at the Waterfront”, “Restoring and Recreation”, “Adapting our Waterfront” (to climate change).

Full article : Brooklyn Daily Eagle ; New York City ; Vision 2020

River transport in France remains underused, despite its clear advantages
11 September 2019

Benefits include a lower carbon footprint, extensive network, capacity reserve, storage options in central urban areas, and low negative externalities. Recent policies aimed at promoting cooperation between stakeholders along the Seine and Rhône or in the Hauts de France region are also ensuring a more consistent, dynamic approach. Isemar has taken an in-depth look at the issue.
Full article: Isemar (pdf)


6th Citizen Port Meeting - Bilbao (Spain), 24-25 October 2019

Guide of good practices

  • The Tall Ships Races

    Alongside such global events as the Olympic Games or Universal Exhibitions, which are traditionally seen as a catalyst for regeneration and redevelopment (Barcelona, Lisbon, etc.), the Tall Ships Races are among the world’s largest public attendance sports events. […]

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American Association of Port Authorities Baltic Ports Organization UNCTAD / CNUCED - United Nation Commerce on Trade and Development The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure European Federation of Inland Ports European Sea Ports Organization
Green Marine MEDCRUISE - The Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports International Association of Ports and Harbors International urban Development Association OECD / OCDE - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa Association de Gestion des Ports d’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre - Port Management Association of West & Central Africa Association for the Collaboration between Ports and Cities Associazione dei Porti Italiani Programa Integral de Investigación para el Desarrollo de la Ciudades Portuarias The World Bank / La Banque Mondiale WUC - World Urban Campaign European Council of Spatial Planners / Conseil européen des urbanistes