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11 September 2019

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

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

11 September 2019

San Francisco, India Basin: developing parks for the disadvantages and minorities, a strategy inspired by other examples in the US

Full article : Governing

11 September 2019

Sydney, Darling Harbour: the national maritime museum has installed 812 cutting-edge solar panels

Full article : Energy Live News

9 September 2019

Hayle (UK): FCBStudios selected for the next phase in the redevelopment of Cornish Harbour, a world heritage site

The project is inspired by the coal wharf and the natural landscape. Some 140 homes, along with offices, shops and a public square will be created on the eight-hectare site. The agreement also covers a wider masterplan involving 300 homes, a hotel, a watersports hub, and a listed building. The project was designed in conjunction with the municipality, heritage bodies and the local community.

Full article : Design boom (+ images, plans)

9 September 2019

Shenzhen, Huanggang Port: INVITATION TO TENDER for a passenger terminal and new port office building

Full article : Archdaily

9 September 2019

Brussels: a new bridge over the Canal will also provide access to the future leisure park on the Quai des Matériaux dock

Full article : DH.be

4 September 2019

North Vancouver: a new life for the former naval yards

Dialog has created a mixed-use development building on the site’s strong identity and heritage. This is particularly true of Shipyards Commons, one of the workshops that has been restored and now houses leisure activities. With shops and restaurants, public spaces and promenades, a small hotel, markets, exhibitions and festivals, the district has gained a new lease of life since the summer.

Full article : Canadian architect (+ images)North Shore News ; DailyHive

4 September 2019

Antwerp: the Flemish government looks for an expert to redefine the future of Doel, a villa enclave within the Port of Antwerp

Full article : GazetVanAntwerpen

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Citizen Port

11 September 2019

Ship emissions: the Provence-Alps-Côte d’Azur region is set to invest 30 million euros to “reconcile ports cities with citizens”.

Full article: Le Marin

11 September 2019

New App jointly developed by 21CC Education, Port of Moerwijk and private companies wants to bring the world of logistics closer to younger generations

Full article: Port of Moerwijk

11 September 2019

The port of Berlin launches the first emission-free “pusher”

Full article: Hafenzeitung

9 September 2019

Port of Leixões will host the 6th edition of the port race on Sept. 15. The program will include also several solidarity initiative

Full article: Port of Leixões

9 September 2019

Port authority of Antwerp hosts maritime cinema sessions in the port house

Full article: Flows

9 September 2019

Port of Quebec is developing an Environmental Citizen Participation Process to gather the opinions of locals about key port projects

Full article: Port of Quebec 1, Port Quebec 2

4 September 2019

Port of Rotterdam and Hamburg are discussing coordinated action for greener harbors

Local politicians from the green and social-democratic parties are negotiating new identical green shipping regulation to avoid harming economic competition, while favoring more environmentally sustainable ports. The goal is to convince other major European ports to join the initiative.

Full article: Splash 247, Portal Portuario

4 September 2019

Port of Coquimbo awards personal development grants to workers’ family members, to empower women in the labour market

Full article: Portal Portuario

4 September 2019

Port of Motril will have a commission to discuss the relationship with the city and prepare the guidelines for the future master plan affecting urban areas

Full Article: Motril Digital

4 September 2019

Panamá Canal implements several environmental initiatives, including speed limit to protect dolphins, whales and other large aquatic mammals

Full article: Global Ports, Safety 4 Sea

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Enterprise-driver Port

11 September 2019

River transport in France remains underused, despite its clear advantages

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)

11 September 2019

Africa: China is involved with 46 port projects and is starting to change its strategy on societal integration.

Full article: Flows

11 September 2019

Almeria: the dry port of Nijar is set to open in 2020, on a 270 hectare site, providing an essential resource for local competitiveness.

Full article: El Mercantil

9 September 2019

Long Beach and Los Angeles ports begin talks to intensify cooperation

The challenge is to make the City Port territory more competitive as a gateway for products arriving in the USA from Asia. This internal strategy driven by the management of both ports is reminiscent is similar to those involving Tacoma and Seattle, or the joint sports initiative between Virginia and Georgia. Géraldine Knatz, former CEO of the Port of Los Angeles and member of the AIVP Expert Committee, believes these initiatives are sensible solutions, that have become increasingly popular since the last attempted merger in 2014.

Full article: Benzinga

9 September 2019

“Navigating a changing climate”: an international survey on the effects of climate change for ports and navigable waterways

Full article: Navigating a changing climate

9 September 2019

Trucks on trains: the Cargo Beamer project in Calais announced in 2016 takes off with EU support.

Full article: Cargobeamer

9 September 2019

Piraeus: the port could develop faster with the creation of a genuine local and regional maritime cluster.

Full article : Port Economics

4 September 2019

Le Havre extends its steam network to cover more industrial sites, especially for washing tank containers. Some 43,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions will be avoided.

Full article: Paris Normandie

4 September 2019

Zimbabwe is modernising its North-South corridor to connect with other SADC countries and the Indian Ocean ports.

Full article: Africa Ports

4 September 2019

Seine ports merger: the plan is moving forward with territorial meetings and an online platform.

Full article: NPI

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