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3 February 2014

London, sustainable urban mobility: it is now possible to combine travel by bicycle and train on a 34 km network round the waterfront

Full article : IbikeLondon.blog

31 January 2014

Vigo: the port proposes to convert an area which used to be devoted to cable layers

The landscaping of this sector, particularly the five storage reservoirs on the site, will transform it into a public space and walking area. The object is also to provide a more aesthetic landscape for the cruise ships which call at Vigo.

Full article : APVigo.com

31 January 2014

New York, Hunter’s Point: Best of Design award for the park designed by Thomas Balsley Associates and Weiss/Manfredi

Full article : Archpaper.com (+ images)

31 January 2014

Hong Kong, West Kowloon Cultural District: the winning project for the Arts Pavilion on Victoria Harbour

Full article : Designboom.com (+ images)

30 January 2014

Lyons: river logistics at the heart of combination issues

Lyon_dd_2014janv29Combining the development of river logistics with the recovery of rare spaces along the banks for urban use is an ambition which is leading to a wide variety of reflections in Lyons. Discussions are continuing and ideas and projects are blossoming around uses for the river: green electricity, last kilometre logistics, logistical boats, floating warehouses, etc (© Confluence)

Full article : L’antenne.com

30 January 2014

San Francisco: Snøhetta revises its project. A smaller stadium to leave more public spaces and views over the bay

Full article : Archpaper.com (+ images)

30 January 2014

South Shields (UK): promenade, events space, etc. Harton Quays Park, designed by Grant Associates, is open

Full article : ArchitectureLab.net (+ images)

28 January 2014

Copenhagen: integration of the Decontamination Centre to make it an integral element of the landscape

Full article (+ images, plans) : Dezeen.com

28 January 2014

Rosario: a new promenade and new public spaces are planned along the Parana

Full article : GlobalPorts.com

28 January 2014

Oakland (USA): will the baseball stadium come to the waterfront?

oakland_dd_2014janv28Oakland Waterfront Ballpark LLC is hoping to develop a baseball stadium on the site of a port terminal. But the owner of the Oakland team is not in favour. It will also be necessary to confirm that no other maritime use of the terminal is possible.The port authorities are studying the project but have made no comment. (© Manica Architecture)

Full article : MercuryNews.com

Citizen Port

19 September 2018

A Norwegian fund to tackle the challenge of preserving our oceans

The fund, one of the largest of its kind in the world, invests Norway’s oil and gas revenues in over 9,000 companies in 72 countries. As a global investor, the fund’s aims overlap significantly with the United Nations 2030 goals for sustainable economic, social and environmental development.

Full article: The Meditelegraphe Reuters

19 September 2018

The Port of Cadiz opens up to the city by creating a cycle path and demolishing some fences

Full article: Lavozdigital

19 September 2018

What if music could strengthen ties between cities, ports and citizens? The Port of Valparaiso launches a singing competition with the University INACAP and the Culture and Arts Centre Renaca

Full article: Mundo Marittimo

19 September 2018

Port of Long Beach: 20 million dollars transferred to the municipal fund to improve waterfront quality of life for residents

Full article: Port of Long Beach

17 September 2018

The Port of Valparaiso publishes its 5th report on sustainable commitments for the environment, social ties and economic development

Full article: Mundo Maritimo

17 September 2018

Overview of the growing cruise market with a summary note produced by ISEMAR, the Nantes Saint Nazaire higher institute for maritime economics

Full article: ISEMAR

17 September 2018

The Little Museum of Dublin and the Port of Dublin announce a new short feature competition on the theme “port, city and river”

Full article: Creenireland

12 September 2018

Italy: Assoporti this summer signed a MOU with the National Tourist Board (ENIT)

The MOU will see the two partners work together to promote and develop tourism, and in particular to establish more sustainable city-port relations. A newly created working group will identify areas of mutual interest and define actions to be developed. The Chairman of Assoporti, Zeno D’Agostino, is delighted with the collaboration and highlights the commitment of Italy’s ports to working more and more closely with the different local stakeholders, and notably in conjunction with the tourist and cruise industries. Full article: Assoporti + Meditelegraphe

12 September 2018

India plans to develop its local cruise market and is targeting 5 million passengers by 2020

Full article: Cruise Industry

12 September 2018

HAROPA joins the non-profit organisation Bruitparif aimed at finding solutions to control, manage and reduce noise and ensure a better living environment for local residents

Full article: Haropa + Bruitparif

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Enterprise-driver Port

19 September 2018

In San Francisco, ports are launching a new initiative to combat climate change

At the meeting of mayors of the world’s major cities, the ports of Hamburg, Barcelona, Antwerp, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Vancouver and Rotterdam presented a programme of shared actions. Logistical efficiency, territorial governance, renewable energies, sustainable fuels and carbon neutrality are among the goals announced. These measures will be brought together under the World Sustainable Port Programme, of which AIVP is a founder member, while five of the ports involved in the initiative are members of the AIVP network.Full article: Maritime Executive / Port of Rotterdam / El Vigia / Port of Vancouver / Port of Antwerp

19 September 2018

The Argentine government keen to hand control of the Port of Buenos Aires to the city, which needs to be able to take advantage of the resource.

Full article: Parlamentario.com

19 September 2018

Plans to expand the port of Valparaiso get the green light from the environmental commission and pass another milestone

Full article: Portal Portuario

19 September 2018

Blockchain could significantly improve port efficiency and provide the traceability demanded by end consumers

Full article: Greenport

17 September 2018

Empty transport, a logistics problem that is becoming increasingly important with the growth of e-commerce

Packaging leader DS Smith has joined Forbes Insight to publish a white paper showing that on average, maritime containers shipped are 24% empty – equivalent to over 60 million TEUs! That represents 122 Mt of CO2. Yet consumers are increasingly worried about this footprint, and wondering if they really need to receive their purchases in half-empty cartons. This white paper is intended as a wake-up call to all concerned.

Full article: DS Smith

17 September 2018

PierNext, the Port of Barcelona’s new digital platform, aims to stimulate innovation in the maritime and port sector

Full article: Spanish PortsPierNext

17 September 2018

The British Port Association sees self-sailing ships as an opportunity to kick-start coastal cabotage and revitalise smaller ports.

Full article: BPA

17 September 2018

The Spanish government launches consultations on the 28 strategic port plans and infrastructure blueprints.

Full article: El Vigia

17 September 2018

Brittany’s maritime economy provides 65,000 jobs, not including the tourist industry, and it set to be strengthened still further by the impending merger of the ports of Brest and Roscoff.

Full article: Ouest France / CCI Bretagne

12 September 2018

Keen to accelerate the transformation of port cities, Wärtsilä is calling for a collaborative approach

With its “Oceanic Awakening” initiative, the leader in maritime innovation has issued a wake-up call encouraging port cities to tackle issues proactively. Rapid growth in maritime connectivity must benefit all parts of society and be an engine for more sustainable port cities. The aim is to connect 20 port cities very quickly in the newly established SEA20 forum. Singapore, Rotterdam, Hamburg, and Helsinki are already on board.

Full article: Sea20 / Splash 24/7Wärtsila

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