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Urban Port

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

22 October 2013

Would you like to sleep in a container crane? Now you can, in this double room at Harlingen (the Netherlands)

Source : blog.cadenaserviajes.es (+ images)

Citizen Port

20 March 2019

Improvements in SHIP information centre in Ijmuiden sea lock complex.

SHIP, a similar structure to AIVP’s port centers, is now more reachable thanks to a new boat connection. The center has also improved the Technolab for youngsters with three new workshops. SHIP also hosts now a temporary exhibition of artist Thijs Zwart.

Full article: Port of Amsterdam / SHIP

20 March 2019

New partnership between the ports of Douala and Bordeaux to learn in particular about port-city relationship

Full article : Afrik.com

20 March 2019

Inscriptions open for the bike race around the waterfront of Strasbourg, organized by the port

Full article : Stras’N’Bike

18 March 2019

Port of La Rochelle (AIVP member), launches new website about port economy and employment.

The initiative has been done in cooperation with Union Maritime, gathering 35 port companies. The main goals is to give disclosure to port employment and facilitate the process for future applicants. The website is only one of the elements of the program “Cap sur l’économie portuaire”, developed by the port and Union Maritime to increase the visibility of port related professions.

Full article: cap-economie-portuaire.fr

18 March 2019

Port Authority of Valencia wins Green4sea award for their use of hydrogen to reduce environmental impact

Full article: Safety4sea

18 March 2019

World Ocean Council (WOC) and Port of Vancouver propose a global platform to facilitate the coordination and use of environmental incentives for carriers and other maritime companies

Full article: Safety4sea

18 March 2019

Hackathon in the port of Santos (BR) gives chance to students to propose innovative solutions for port problems

Full article: Informativos dos portos

13 March 2019

Port Authority and Municipality of Valparaíso agree to create a joint working committee to discuss port development.

This measure could allow better dialogue for port-city relationship and a common vision. This decision is motivated by the current situation of terminal 2, where the port authority will be responsible for the environmental assessment. Other port and urban projects, including a pier for cruises were also discussed. The mayor emphasized that their priority is to make sure that port development is done according to environmental requirements, but also that create jobs, and bring prosperity to the port and the city. The president of the port authority welcomed the common initiative with the municipality and, looking beyond the short term decisions concerning the terminal 2.

Full article: Portal Portuario

13 March 2019

Port of LA announces 1 million US$ Community Investment Grant Program.

The goal of the program is to fund different kinds of initiatives that work for the benefit of the port community. This grant program is funded with shipping and lease revenues, rather than tax payers money. Applications are possible until May 6th.

Full article: Port of LA / Greenport

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Enterprise-driver Port

20 March 2019

Belgium: with 254,800 jobs and €35.3 billion of added value, the six ports are more than ever playing their part as an economic engine

The figures, which come from the latest study carried out by the National Bank of Belgium, are the highest recorded since 2012, and were never achieved prior to the crisis in 2008. However, they do include the non-maritime chemicals sector. In terms of jobs, the challenge for the ports is to continue developing their attractiveness and working on their brand image in the community.

Full article: Flows 1 / Flows 2

20 March 2019

Sweden gives the green light to trial self-driving trucks on public roads between two depots.

Full article: Flows

20 March 2019

Danish businesses unite to position themselves in the flourishing global market for outfitting of cruise ships

Full article: Maritime Denmark

18 March 2019

The Danish maritime sector employs 96,000 people and accounts for 6.5% of the country’s GDP

Full article: Maritime Denmark

18 March 2019

The Port of Marseille and MGI launch a blockchain pilot port for container traffic

Full article: Port Technology

18 March 2019

La Rochelle: businesses unite under the umbrella of the MER association to accelerate the energy transition and industrial ecology.

Full article: economiecirculaire.org

13 March 2019

The Port of Vancouver joins the industrial Sea / LNG grouping, to speed up the use of LNG as a marine fuel

Full article: Marine Link / SEA LNG

13 March 2019

Taiwan set to call on British know-how to kick-start development of offshore wind in ports

Full article: Offshore Wind

11 March 2019

Hydrogen technology has a big part to play in decarbonising the port and maritime economy

The issue was the focus of a brainstorming workshop organized by the Port of Barcelona. It is believed that by 2050, some 25% of the world’s energy could rely on this technology which is taking its place in a new energy mix. To that end, the European public-private “Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking” is supporting nearly 250 projects.

Full article: Puerto de barcelona / FCH Project

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