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29 October 2013

Glasgow: inauguration of a multi-purpose hall designed by Foster+Partners on the site of old naval dockyards

Source : Cyberarchi

29 October 2013

Doha (Qatar): floating mangroves to capture CO2. Solution being tested in a marina

Source : Charterworld

28 October 2013

London: Frank Gehry and Foster + Partners selected for Battersea Power Station

They will be responsible for building a new residential district developed along an artery which will be created to better integrate this London landmark.

Source: Bustler ; Deezen ; Urbanews (FR)

28 October 2013

Port of La Rochelle (AIVP member): the “modern music fresco” on the wall of hangar J1 is being extended

Source: La Rochelle Port

24 October 2013

Maritime terminal at La Seyne and extension of the quay to the Toulon city-centre to handle 600,000 cruise ship passengers in 2016

Source: TPM Mag, p. 27

23 October 2013

Elsinore (Denmark) the Danish National Maritime Museum in the old dry-dock is completed

elseneur_dd_23oct2013BDesigned by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), the museum consists of 6,000 m2 of wide open spaces, developed in the 7m deep disused dry-dock. The preservation of this heritage installation, and the proximity of Elsinore Castle – classified as world heritage – required innovative solutions.

Source: Archiscene ; Project (+ images) ; See also: news aivp

23 October 2013

Ports de Paris (AIVP member): results of the 3rd phase of consultation on the Port Services Scheme

The object of Ports de Paris is to define a shared vision for all its sites up to 2020-2025. The scheme proposes a package of actions to improve the urban and environmental insertion of its ports, as well as their acceptability..

Source : Schéma de services portuaires, Ports de ParisLocaltis

23 October 2013

Tianjin: intergovernmental cooperation between China and Singapore for Tianjin Ecocity, a sustainable city of 350,000 inhabitants

Source : English People Daily

22 October 2013

After Montreal (AIVP member), riverside access becomes a campaign argument for other districts on the north and south banks

Source : La presse

Citizen Port

15 August 2018

Lorient: this summer, the port circuits will continue to offer programmes for exploring the port and its different facets

Full article: CCSTI

10 August 2018

The exhibition “Morocco and the Sea, Then and Now” opened on Wednesday at the Tanger-Med Port Center.

Full article: Libe.ma + Aujourd’hui.ma

10 August 2018

The Port of Oakland publishes its new “Objective zero emissions” plan.

Full article: Port of Oakland

8 August 2018

A self-driving vehicle will be running by 2019, to take cruise passengers to the centre of Le Havre.

Full article: Actu.fr

8 August 2018

Plans for a desalination plant at the Port of Corpus Christi spark major concerns among local residents

To anticipate the potential need for water and to encourage inward investment, the Port has already decided to file a planning application. The move quickly drew criticism from environmental organisations and local residents, who fear the plant will have a serious impact on marine wildlife and endanger the regional fishing industry.

Full article: EU.caller

6 August 2018

The Port of Gothenburg has embarked on a project to replant seagrass, as a compensatory measure to accompany the construction of a new terminal.

Full article: Port of Goteborg

6 August 2018

Fincantieri to build two LGN-powered cruise liners for the company TUI, with delivery scheduled for 2024 and 2026.

Full article: Fincantieri

11 July 2018

The Port, University and Maritime Institute of Singapore invest S$18 million in a new Research Centre

Dubbed the “Centre of Excellence in Modelling and Simulation for Next Generation Ports (C4NGP)”, the facility will focus on the needs of industry, developing integrated systems and simulation platforms, as well as research into self-driving vehicles, traffic systems and flow optimisation.

Full article: Asia Today

11 July 2018

The Tourist Board in Aarhus (Denmark) announces plans for 1300 local volunteers to greet cruise passengers

Full article: Cruise Industry

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Enterprise-driver Port

15 August 2018

New York: US$100 M of investment to rejuvenate barge and rail transport at the heart of the city

Currently, some 90% of freight transport within the city limits is shipped by truck. The new plan aims to create 5000 jobs at handling platforms and eliminate 40 Mkm per year of freeway traffic. One of the sites could be in the Bronx, inspired by the terminal already developed by the port of Brooklyn

Full article: The Maritime Executive

15 August 2018

The growth of ship repair activity on the Port Elisabeth waterfront is part of the port’s drive for integration.

Full article : Ports & Ships

15 August 2018

Following the example of Morocco, Tunisia becomes the latest country to sign a deal with China to link up with the “One Belt, One Road” new silk road initiative.

Full article: Jeune Afrique

10 August 2018

Chile: dialogue with communities and cities central to the new port policy

This is the key issue identified in the strategic orientations and priority investment policies unveiled by the Chilean government to the ten national port authorities, following the appointment of their new presidents. The focus is on proposing mechanisms to promote integration, notably in terms of governance. Employment, mobility and the environment will also be crucial to City-Port-Citizen dialogue.

Full article: Portal Portuario 1 / Portal Portuario 2

10 August 2018

The Port of Durban is counting on a broad programme of investments to secure its position as the leading maritime gateway for the Gauteng economy.

Full article: Port Strategy

10 August 2018

Smart Ports: Le Havre and Marseilles fast-track initiatives as they look to keep pace with Hamburg and Antwerp.

Full article: Les smart grids 1 / Les smart grids 2

8 August 2018

Mumbai metro project: what if the excavated material could be used to develop the port?

Currently, the material is trucked to abandoned quarries over 50 km from the city. The Port de Mumbai is now proposing to take them by ship the 10 km to Jahawar Dweep, to expand the docks and reclaimed land. The proposal has been submitted to the Environment Ministry.

Full article: Mid-day.com

8 August 2018

“Traders Market”: a new 300 hectare logistics zone devised by DP World to boost trades between the Emirates and China.

Full article: Hellenic Shipping News

8 August 2018

Intermodal logistics: the port of Kiel strengthens its rail links and expands pre-stacking parks for trucks.

Full article: Hellenic Shipping News

6 August 2018

Valparaiso: the city and port slow to reach agreement on TCVAL terminal extension plan

Discussions are centred on the environmental challenges posed by the US$500 M project, although the ecological measures already announced have been accepted by the state and regional authorities. For the Mayor, more needs to be done in order to avoid compromising the landscape visible from the sea in the bay, which is a world heritage site. The President of the port is calling for dialogue to avoid putting the port’s economic future at risk.

Full article: Portal Portuario 1 / Portal Portuario 2Portal Portuario 3Portal Portuario 4

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