“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)
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
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
The Port of Belfast announces plans to invest in an extension of film studios on the waterfront, creating 300 jobs
Full article : Irish news
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
Shenzhen: OMA selected for the international conference centre to be developed on the waterfront
Full article : Dezeen (+ images)
London, Greenwich Peninsula: opening of the first phase of The Tide, an elevated walkway designed by Diller Scofidio+Renfro
Full article : Metropolis (+ images, plans)
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