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12 August 2019

Two cultural facilities for Brest: 70.8, a cultural centre dedicated to maritime innovation in the Ateliers des Capucins buildings (in 2020), and the International Lighthouse Centre in the old fish market (in 2021)

Full article : Actu (+ images)  ; Emag-pennarbed

12 August 2019

“Tank Shanghai”: a site covering nearly 5 hectares and its oil tanks converted into a park and cultural centre on the edge of the Hanpu River

Full article : Architectural Record (+ images, plan)

8 August 2019

The Port of Le Havre CALLS FOR TENDERS for the Citadelle district

The aim is to create a port and urban land development plan for the Citadelle area. The chosen contractor will be required to carry out an exhaustive assessment of the district, create scenarios, put together a guide plan and produce pre-operational studies.

Full article : Ted Europa

8 August 2019

Dortmund: following the redevelopment of the southern side of the Speicherstraße, the northern side is now set for a mixed-use district

Full article : Rhur24

8 August 2019

Alicante (Spain): Accenture’s new Technology Centre officially opened in the cruise terminal

Full article : Alicante Plaza ; Accenture

8 August 2019

The Port of Belfast announces plans to invest in an extension of film studios on the waterfront, creating 300 jobs

Full article : Irish news

5 August 2019

Lyon Confluence: returning nature to the heart of the city

Between the Rhône and Saône rivers, the 150 hectare former industrial sites serves as a testing ground for the smart city for the Lyon metropolitan area, with bioclimatic buildings, new mobility solutions, biodiversity development, and more. Some 3000 trees have been planted on the site, particularly in the six hectare area known as “The Champ” (“The Field”), a project designed with local residents to create a real urban forest.

Full article : Ville intelligente

5 August 2019

Shenzhen: OMA selected for the international conference centre to be developed on the waterfront

Full article : Dezeen (+ images)

5 August 2019

The Port of Bordeaux launches a CALL FOR TENDERS for the ground floor of Hangar G2, an iconic building in the Bassins à Flots district

Full article : Port de Bordeaux ; Appel à projets

5 August 2019

London, Greenwich Peninsula: opening of the first phase of The Tide, an elevated walkway designed by Diller Scofidio+Renfro

Full article : Metropolis (+ images, plans)

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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