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14 April 2014

Melbourne Docklands (Australia): free tramway in 2015 to foster soft modes of transport and the attractiveness of the site

Full article : Docklandsnews.au

11 April 2014

Balearic Islands: the new maritime station of the Port of Ibiza will open its doors in October 2016

Full article : Portsdebalears.com

11 April 2014

Talcahuano (Chile): the mayor asks for seismic risk to be taken into account for the logistics platform

Full article : Mundomaritimo.cl

9 April 2014

Limerick (Irland): call for ideas for the silo

The object is to propose new uses for “Ranks Silo N°2” and its immediate surroundings. Proposals for the project must be capable of evolution, and must consider that the port will continue active. Closing date: 25th April 2014.

Full article : Docomomo.ie

9 April 2014

Coruna (Spain): the Port approves marina redevelopment

Work will concentrate on the creation of a big, landscaped public square, children’s play areas, and two promenades. The cost of the project is estimated at 5.6 million euros, of which 2 million will be financed by the port. Completion date: beginning of 2015.

Full article : LaVozdeGalicia ; PuertoCoruna.com

9 April 2014

Hamburg (Germany): the “HafenCity University” has now been set up on the waterfront

Full article : Hamburg.de ( + images)

9 April 2014

Spain: “Puertos del Estado” sustains the development of the water-sports sector in port city interface areas

Full article : Puertos.es

8 April 2014

Sydney (Australia): call launched for investors and designers for Barangaroo Central

sydney_dd_2014avril03Of the 22 ha involved, half will be reserved for public spaces, including 3 ha for culture. After a first phase from now until 2015, work will continue until 2021. (Artist’s impression © NSW government) Full article : Architectureanddesign.com

8 April 2014

Denia (Spain): transparency and sustainability for the new passenger terminal designed by Alberich y Casqueiro

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

7 April 2014

Casablanca (Morocco): port reconversion launched by the King of Morocco

casablanca_dd_2014avril03“Wessal Casablanca Port” will affect the sites of the fishing port and the naval dockyards. The hope is to create a new urban centre and to make Casablanca a major destination for culture, business and cruise ship tourism. The 6 billion DH (622 million euros) that the project will cost will be funded by an unprecedented financial arrangement based on a common fund, Wessal Capital, with Morocco, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia as associates. (Photo © Wessal Casa Port)

Full article :  Media24.com ; Composantes du projet (+ images)

Citizen Port

10 December 2018

Valencia: go-ahead for the special plan for the port logistics zone aimed at creating a green belt and a landscaping policy

Full article: Presse Europa / Diario del Puerto

10 December 2018

CSR policy: the port of Huelva provides 61,000 euros of funding to 29 non-profit organisations in the cultural, sports, educational and social sectors.

Full article: Diario Huelva

10 December 2018

Ukraine: a national plan aims to develop cold ironing in ports to improve quality of life for local residents.

Full article: World Maritime News

5 December 2018

Buenos Aires: mural frescos to give new life to the Sand Terminal

Argentina’s flora and fauna have inspired the artists in this programme to recover buildings and sand silos which have been abandoned for years. The programme is part of the current project for F Dock, which will be converted into a riverside promenade. However, the manager responsible for the Port’s project stresses that the idea is for the Sand Terminal’s equipment to be brought back into use as well, as it can play an essential role in construction work around the city.
Full article : La Nacion (+ images)

5 December 2018

Kiel: a pollution measurement campaign suggests that cruise ships are not the main cause

Full article: Greenport

5 December 2018

The inland port of Goole will become self-sufficient in electricity, thanks to photovoltaic power. Other ABP ports are following the experiment closely.

Full article: Hull Live

5 December 2018

Seattle: the five-year port plan (US$348 M) pays special attention to energy and environmental issues and to relationships with the community

Full article: Port Strategy

3 December 2018

La “New York Harbour School” has declared his intention to reintroduce oysters in the port to improve water quality

Full article: Market Screener

3 December 2018

Alaska starts a training programme to involve citizens from all walks of life in reflection on the potential of the blue economy

Full article: Alaska Journal

3 December 2018

Riga: On the city’s initiative, the port will take part in a big public conference on the subject “The port of Riga and the city’s inhabitants”

Full article: Port of Riga

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Enterprise-driver Port

10 December 2018

City Port territories move to kick-start the growth of the hydrogen industry and promote the urban integration of maritime activities

As Maersk announces plans to launch carbon-neutral ships by 2030, the engine manufacturer MAN Cryo has unveiled its hydrogen-based solution for short-distance transport. In Auckland, the port plans to build a hydrogen station in 2019 that will eventually serve trucks, trains, ferries and tugboats. In Antwerp, the port has rewarded CMB for its hydrogen-powered shuttle “Hydroville”, intended to transport commuters in the port district.

Full article: Maersk / Hellenic Shipping News / Energy Live News / World Cargo News

10 December 2018

CMA CGM joins the online freight reservation platform Freightos, in a first for a maritime shipper.

Full article: World Cargo News

10 December 2018

Riga: for its development, the port takes inspiration from Rotterdam by looking to create local industrial clusters

Full article: Port of Riga

10 December 2018

Port geopolitics: Singapore protests against plans to expand the Malaysian port of Johor Bahru into its territorial waters

Full article: Jakarta Globe

10 December 2018

Savannah: the port partners a new dry port in Gainesville (capacity of 150,000 TEUs) with a 350 km direct rail link.

Full article: Hellenic Shipping News

5 December 2018

Autonomous ships: Wärtsilä has successfully tested a 85-meter long ferry on a route linking various ports and during berthing operations.

Full article: Port Technology

5 December 2018

The complete logistics chain will not be made more efficient without adopting a joint approach between shippers and shipping companies.

Full article : Port Technology

5 December 2018

United Kingdom: an overview of the potential of port-industrial clusters for CO2 capture and storage.

Full article: Gov.uk / Report (pdf)

3 December 2018

Building off of the success from Lagos, Bolloré wants to develop a barge service in Abidjan, between the terminals and the logistics zones

Full article: Jeune Afrique

3 December 2018

Post Brexit: will British freeports enjoy an industrial and economic boom, or will industries be leaving elsewhere in the country?

Full article: Hellenic Shipping News

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