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31 January 2014

Vigo: the port proposes to convert an area which used to be devoted to cable layers

The landscaping of this sector, particularly the five storage reservoirs on the site, will transform it into a public space and walking area. The object is also to provide a more aesthetic landscape for the cruise ships which call at Vigo.

Full article : APVigo.com

31 January 2014

New York, Hunter’s Point: Best of Design award for the park designed by Thomas Balsley Associates and Weiss/Manfredi

Full article : Archpaper.com (+ images)

31 January 2014

Hong Kong, West Kowloon Cultural District: the winning project for the Arts Pavilion on Victoria Harbour

Full article : Designboom.com (+ images)

30 January 2014

Lyons: river logistics at the heart of combination issues

Lyon_dd_2014janv29Combining the development of river logistics with the recovery of rare spaces along the banks for urban use is an ambition which is leading to a wide variety of reflections in Lyons. Discussions are continuing and ideas and projects are blossoming around uses for the river: green electricity, last kilometre logistics, logistical boats, floating warehouses, etc (© Confluence)

Full article : L’antenne.com

30 January 2014

San Francisco: Snøhetta revises its project. A smaller stadium to leave more public spaces and views over the bay

Full article : Archpaper.com (+ images)

30 January 2014

South Shields (UK): promenade, events space, etc. Harton Quays Park, designed by Grant Associates, is open

Full article : ArchitectureLab.net (+ images)

28 January 2014

Copenhagen: integration of the Decontamination Centre to make it an integral element of the landscape

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

28 January 2014

Rosario: a new promenade and new public spaces are planned along the Parana

Full article : GlobalPorts.com

28 January 2014

Oakland (USA): will the baseball stadium come to the waterfront?

oakland_dd_2014janv28Oakland Waterfront Ballpark LLC is hoping to develop a baseball stadium on the site of a port terminal. But the owner of the Oakland team is not in favour. It will also be necessary to confirm that no other maritime use of the terminal is possible.The port authorities are studying the project but have made no comment. (© Manica Architecture)

Full article : MercuryNews.com

24 January 2014

Mar del Plata (Argentina): inauguration of the multi-purpose cruise terminal postponed

The delay in dredging is the main reason. The terminal will also benefit from a conference centre and an exhibition hall as a result of the restoration. The terrace with a view out to sea should also attract walkers.

Full article : VisionMaritima.uy

Citizen Port

21 August 2019

All ports of the Balearic will have a air quality and acoustic pollution monitoring system. The system was already functioning in Palma, and will be extended to other islands during the next two years

Full article: Ports de Balears, Esmartcity

21 August 2019

Port of Seattle implements the innovative Blue Carbon project to capture carbon through aquatic plants and sediment. The project will also contribute to reducing ocean acidification, improving water quality and enhancing maritime habitat

Full article: Port of Seattle, Crosscut, CEDAR

21 August 2019

Port of Buenos Aires launched a website with the port’s construction sites, constantly updated, including brief descriptions and photos

Full article: Portal Portuario, Puerto de Buenos Aires

19 August 2019

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

19 August 2019

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

Full article: Hochbahn, Abendblatt

12 August 2019

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.

Full article: Port de Barcelona, La Vanguardia

12 August 2019

Port of San Diego will test innovative solution, using NASA technology, to clean toxic pollutants from sediment, soil and groundwater. This initiative is part of their Blue Economy Incubator functioning since 2016

Full article: Port of San Diego, Ecospears, Portal Portuario

12 August 2019

Antofagasta Terminal Internacional, en Chile, implements new lighting systems to improve the working condition and reduce light pollution

Full article: Portal Portuario

12 August 2019

The port of Helsinki celebrated on August 11th its open door event, including concerts and circus acts

Full article: Port of Helsinki

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Enterprise-driver Port

21 August 2019

The Port of Lisbon presents its study of navigability on the Tagus estuary, essential to the competitiveness of the City Port territory

Full article: Cargo Revista / Porto de Lisboa

21 August 2019

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

21 August 2019

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

21 August 2019

Hydrogen Industry: liquefaction plant developed at Port Hasting (Australia), prospective study published in Rotterdam.

Full article: HESC / Le MarinPort of Rotterdam

21 August 2019

Greener shipping: nine French shipping lines adopt commitments above and beyond their regulatory obligations

Full article: Le Marin

19 August 2019

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

19 August 2019

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

19 August 2019

Port of Lyon: container installations modernised, renewable energies dock opened, and new logistics hotels developed

Full article: L’Antenne / Les Echos

19 August 2019

Odessa: City-Port land issues surround road access to terminals at Ukraine’s main port.

Full article: usionline

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