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20 February 2014

Towards a new development model for port cities?

Following the crisis of 2008, the intelligent and sustainable development of port cities, according to Luigi Fusco Girard, can only be achieved if based on the synergies between stakeholders and between economic and socio-cultural systems, and if focussed on creativity and the principle of circular urban processes. Recourse to innovative technologies, however, is not enough to build an intelligent city. Local cultural identity is an essential ingredient for success using this new model.

Full article : Mdpi.com

20 February 2014

Chicago (United States): will the 610m tower designed by Calatrava finally see the light of day on the waterfront?

Full article : Inhabitat (+ images)

18 February 2014

Ottawa (Canada): a call for projects to animate open public spaces along the Ottawa River

Full article : NCC.ca

17 February 2014

Melbourne Docklands: the first positive steps for the 120m observation wheel and its unequalled view

Full article : Docklandsnews.com.au

17 February 2014

Toronto (Canada): The Port Lands redevelopment subjected to debate

Toronto_dd_2014_fev12The discussions will examine the different uses proposed for Port Lands (housing, shops, public spaces, etc.) as well as the future transport system for the various sectors envisaged by the master plan to reconvert this working port’s 356 ha. (© Waterfront Toronto)

Full Article : PortLands.caPort Lands Acceleration Initiative,summary ;

17 February 2014

Malacca (Malaysia): Malacca Gateway, an ambitious project to boost tourism

Kaj Development has unveiled its master plan aimed at attracting an additional 2.5 million tourists over the next 12 years. The project includes a cruise terminal, a ferry terminal, a marina with 1,000 berths, luxurious condos and a 7-star hotel. Up to 15,000 jobs could be created.

Full article : Cruise Industrie News.com

 

 

14 February 2014

Strasbourg (France): The electoral campaign heats up with a debate over the urbanization of industrial-port sites

Full article : NPI.fr

14 February 2014

Saint-Nazaire (France): Inspiration for artists: the noises and rumblings of a port at night

Full article : Le Life.com

14 February 2014

What roles for parks on waterfronts? Interview

newyork-basley_dd_2014fev06New York’s Hunter’s Point Park was severely tested by the power of nature in the form of Hurricane Sandy, and stood the test. An interview with the designer, Thomas Balsley, allows us to follow the evolution from Battery Park thirty years ago, and see the important role taken by redevelopment into parks which blend local memory with contemporary design. (© Thomas Balsley Associates)

Full article : The Dirt.Asla.org

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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