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Corunna (Spain): five projects for the waterfront submitted for public consultation
25 March 2019

At the end of 2018, the city of Corunna launched a competition to find ideas for the waterfront. Of the 17 proposals received, nine were accepted by the jury in the first round. Almost all propose flats, moving cruise ship activities away, and eliminating the old wall separating the port from the city. The jury selected five proposals based on the following criteria: City-Port integration, mobility and accessibility, sustainability, economic model, and citizen participation. To comply with the last point, the 5 projects were presented to the public on 27 February and public consultation is open until 26 March.

Full article : La Opinion ; 5 propuestas ganadoras (+ videos) ; Consultacion (+ video)

The Port of Trieste (AVIP member) celebrates its 300 Anniversary with a rich program of cultural events
25 March 2019
Belgium: with 254,800 jobs and €35.3 billion of added value, the six ports are more than ever playing their part as an economic engine
20 March 2019

The figures, which come from the latest study carried out by the National Bank of Belgium, are the highest recorded since 2012, and were never achieved prior to the crisis in 2008. However, they do include the non-maritime chemicals sector. In terms of jobs, the challenge for the ports is to continue developing their attractiveness and working on their brand image in the community.

Full article: Flows 1 / Flows 2

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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