Reconverted grain silo and containers for student accommodations: an innovative combination in Johannesburg
Full article : Designboom.com (+ images)
Valencia: the Municipality validates the plan to renovate the Juan Carlos 1 Royal Marina
Approximately 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)
Lyon: Wilmotte & Associés awarded the contract to renovate 5 hectares in “Terrasses de la Presqu’île” along the Saône River
Full article : Lyonpoleimmo.com
Huelva: start of construction work aimed at the urban integration of the fishing sector in Levante Dock
Full article : Puerto de Huelva.com
London: the cost of housing and projects along the Thames resurrect the debate between development and heritage
Full article : LaNacion.ar
Balearic Islands: privatise all the pleasure ports to increase competitiveness? The debate opens
Full article : rtve.es (video)
New York: a technology campus to be built on Roosevelt Island
Full article : Archpaper (+ images)
Rouen, a project for the evolution of Anquetil wharf and Ste-Croix island
A 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)
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
London, sustainable urban mobility: it is now possible to combine travel by bicycle and train on a 34 km network round the waterfront
Full article : IbikeLondon.blog
The port of San Diego will install 72 Econcrete tide pools to provide ecological protection and stabilize the shoreline, while contributing to the the regeneration of the local ecosystem. The three-year pilot project is the eight initiative of the port’s Blue Economy Incubator
Full article: Port of San Diego
Hafencity in Hamburg will start testing a self-driving bus. Until mid-2020, the tests will run without passenger in a limited area. The second phase, including passengers, will continue until 2021, to finally start the final phase with the full route including stops
The port of Barcelona tackles air pollution with quay electrification and joining the Lean and Green program
The port president, Mercè Conesa, explained that the port will requested a new connection to the electric network, that should be approved in less than 18 months. This initiative complements the investment done in LNG infrastructure and the participation in the Lean & Green program. The goals of this initiative from the regional producers association is to reduce the CO2 emissions by 20% in the next five years. The port authority, along with the municipality and environmental organizations, also propose creating a SO2-free zone in the Mediterranean to reduce the emissions of this harmful polutant.
Antofagasta Terminal Internacional, en Chile, implements new lighting systems to improve the working condition and reduce light pollution
Full article: Portal Portuario
The port of Helsinki celebrated on August 11th its open door event, including concerts and circus acts
Full article: Port of Helsinki
Helsinki: 5G to be deployed in autumn 2019 for the benefit of the 7 million passengers using West Terminal 2
Full article: Port of Helsinki
Madagascar: to promote development in the south of the country, the government is planning transport corridors for goods leaving the ports of Tuléar and Ehoala
Full article: Ecofin
Greener shipping: nine French shipping lines adopt commitments above and beyond their regulatory obligations
Full article: Le Marin
Kribi: City-Port agreement for territorial development balanced between economic, environmental and social priorities.
The framework cooperation agreement aims to achieve harmony between City and Port, as the new port of Kribi grows in stature. The quest to reconcile port and urban strategies needs to promote the local territory as a port conurbation, and a Socio-Economic Support Programme for the Kribi area (PASEK) will soon be created to this end.
Full article: Afrik Info
The Port of Gdynia becomes the nerve centre for the development of offshore wind power in Poland, with target of 6 GW of capacity by 2030.
Full article: World Energy Trade
Odessa: City-Port land issues surround road access to terminals at Ukraine’s main port.
Full article: usionline