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13 February 2014

London (UK): a floating viewpoint in a canal. An idea that could be reproduced in other port cities

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

13 February 2014

Reconverted grain silo and containers for student accommodations: an innovative combination in Johannesburg

Full article : Designboom.com (+ images)

7 February 2014

Valencia: the Municipality validates the plan to renovate the Juan Carlos 1 Royal Marina

valence_dd_2014fev07Approximately 59 ha will be renovated, including the port’s historic sector (“Dársena Interior”) and the facilities built to hold the 32nd America’s Cup in 2007. The same global objective (promoting urban and environmental integration) will be shared by the different users: recreational activities, boating, fishing, boutiques and hotels, training courses, cultural heritage, etc. (© Aivp)

Full article : El Pais.com ; Plan Especial.pdf (oct 2013, 104 p.)

7 February 2014

Lyon: Wilmotte & Associés awarded the contract to renovate 5 hectares in “Terrasses de la Presqu’île” along the Saône River

Full article : Lyonpoleimmo.com

7 February 2014

Huelva: start of construction work aimed at the urban integration of the fishing sector in Levante Dock

Full article : Puerto de Huelva.com

5 February 2014

London: the cost of housing and projects along the Thames resurrect the debate between development and heritage

Full article : LaNacion.ar

4 February 2014

Balearic Islands: privatise all the pleasure ports to increase competitiveness? The debate opens

Full article : rtve.es (video)

4 February 2014

New York: a technology campus to be built on Roosevelt Island

Full article :  Archpaper (+ images)

4 February 2014

Rouen, a project for the evolution of Anquetil wharf and Ste-Croix island

Rouen-dd-04fevrier2014A 35 ha site in the heart of Rouen, with river banks released from industrial and logistical use, will be the site of a high speed train station in 15 or 20 years. The site was proposed to the Europan 12 competition. The winning project proposes a redevelopment plan which could be adapted to the arrival of the station.It is a reflection on the adaptable city which opens up the prospect of port-city sites in constant evolution… (© Ville de Rouen)

Full article : the site ; the project ; Interview

3 February 2014

Horsens (Denmark): urban conversion for the northern port sector

After years of waiting, the conversion of 53 ha of industrial zone is due to start. The first phase, covering 20 ha, will include housing and a library.

Full article : MaritimeDenmark.dk

Citizen Port

16 January 2019

Taiwan: the port of Hualien displays outdoor artworks to encourage residents to stroll in certain public port spaces.

Full article: Taiwan International Ports

14 January 2019

Marc Van Peel, former alderman of the port of Antwerp, is to work towards the creation of a port museum by the Port Center Havencentrum

Full article: Flows

14 January 2019

Cruise industry: Chile adopts a draft law to allow cabotage for liners between port cities.

Full article: Portal Portuario

14 January 2019

Castellon (Spain): more than 1,100 pupils from 28 schools visited the port in 2018 as part of the “Know Your Port” campaign

Full article : Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón

9 January 2019

The Port of Prince Rupert sets aside Can$ 1 M to preserve the Skeen river salmon, vital to the local economy.

Full article: Marine Link

9 January 2019

The Port of Bilbao is continuing to organise free tours of the port for adult members of the public every Saturday and Sunday, an idea first launched in 2004.

Full article: Bilbao Port

9 January 2019

Port of Guadeloupe: the Cayoli environmental project enters a new phase with the restoration of a mangrove area

Full article: Port Guadeloupe Caraïbes

7 January 2019

Awareness of the maritime knowledge ecosystem will be an advantage for port cities in the 21st century

Researcher Maurice Jansen, well known to AIVP, is convinced of it. Future demographic growth in coastal areas and port cities will force them to adopt an increasingly holistic management approach to become true maritime capitals. Mapping the ecosystem of maritime knowledge production in the Port City, and maximizing the potential of that human capital, will be key to their success and their ability to adapt to change.

Full article: Port Strategy

7 January 2019

Smart Port City: Le Havre puts the finishing touches to its territorial project, key to a City-Port-Business-Citizen relationship focused on innovation and talent.

Full article: NPI

7 January 2019

Chile is working on a new cruise route from Panama to Valparaiso via Peru, Ecuador and the port city of San Antonio.

Full article: Portal Portuario

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Enterprise-driver Port

14 January 2019

Port and circular economy: growing potential, particularly for ports attached to large urban centres

In this article, the authors and researchers provide an overview of the potential of this new economic concept, which aims to re-use, recycle or re-manufacture. Numerous examples from the Netherlands highlight four priorities: preparing for a reduction in raw materials shipped, attracting new logistics and industrial activities, developing genuine clusters, and pooling energy flows.

Full article: Port Economics

14 January 2019

The Mayors of Valencia and Sagunto keen for dialogue with the port in the interests of their joint City Port territory.

Full article: Diario del Puerto

14 January 2019

The Mayor of Iquique hails an agreement between Brazil and Chile on a bio-ocean corridor that will strengthen the ports of northern Chile.

Full article: Portal Portuario

9 January 2019

Whether vertical or horizontal, port cooperation remains a key priority

Many ports are currently looking at establishing closer ties with operators in their hinterlands, in some cases even developing their own terminals there or seeking cooperation with neighbouring or complementary ports. Joost Hintjens of Antwerp University proposes an academic approach to these strategies, while on the ground the likes of Barcelona and Tarragona are working together.

Full article: Port Technology / Diario del Puerto

9 January 2019

Carbon capture projects made a comeback in 2018, providing an opportunity for ports in the fight against climate change.

Full article: Le Marin, 3 janvier 2019, pp 8-9

9 January 2019

The Port Community of Valencia comes together to share initiatives and promote innovation for the long term.

Full article: El Vigia

7 January 2019

The City of Hamburg wants to shift some of the port authority’s remit to the city

The plan is backed by the new Minister of the Free City for the Economy, Shipping and Port Affairs, who took office in autumn 2018. The areas concerned include flood defences, the management of Neuwerk island, and the management of certain roads. Most importantly, however, the Minister wants strategic port planning to be shared between the City and Port.

Full article: World Cargo News

7 January 2019

The Port of Busan chosen by the South Korean government for a blockchain trial aimed at optimising maritime activities.

Full article: Port Technology

7 January 2019

Puertos del Estado supports the World Food Programme, which has a strategic logistics base in Las Palmas.

Full article: Diario del Puerto

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