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13 February 2019

Shenzhen (China): KCAP joins forces with Chinese firm CAUPD, winners of the competition for the Longgang Riverfront, including plans for parkland and cultural facilities

Full article : World Architecture (+ images) ; KCAP

13 February 2019

Memphis (United States): an ecological and recreational park designed by Studio Gang partly inspired by the former terminals and silos

Full article : Dezeen (+ images)

11 February 2019

Valparaiso (Chile): citizens opt for the Parque Barón project

Some 11,344 people voted in the “Imagina el Muelle Barón” competition organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning, and the Municipality. They were invited to choose from a shortlist of three proposals for a future “Promenade of the Sea” to be developed on a 10.9 hectare site owned by the Port. New green spaces and four pedestrian access paths will recreate links with the city, notably for the cruise terminal. A wetland area, underground aquarium and marina are also planned. Work is set to be carried out in 2020 and 2012.

Full article : La Tercera, 27/01 ; La Tercera, 28/01 ;

11 February 2019

Port of Vigo (Spain): tender launched for the creation of the plan to define port spaces and their uses, and the “Especial Plan”

Full article : Faro de Vigo ; Licitation

11 February 2019

Gandia (Spain): a ferry port to be developed in time for the summer by shipping company Armas-Trasmediterránea in a port hanger

Full article : 20 minutos

6 February 2019

Shanghai (China): Minsheng Wharf, a new promenade

After almost two years of landscaping and development work, the site along the Huangpu has become a new space in which to relax and walk, particularly along the raised promenade alongside the ferry terminal. Presentation by the project architects, Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects.

Full article : ArchDaily (+ images, plans)

6 February 2019

Buenos Aires (Argentina): new river shuttle launched between Puerto Madero and the city centre to reduce congestion

Full article : La Nacion

6 February 2019

Bordeaux, Bassins à Flots (France): Dock G6, a hotel designed by architectural firm King Kong was to be built in this district with its prominent port identity

Full article : Chroniques d’architecture

Citizen Port

20 February 2019

The CEO of the port of Osaka cannot see his port developing without the city and population.

Full article: Ports and Harbors, n°63/6, p40

20 February 2019

Iceland becomes the latest country to get an electric ferry (550 passengers / 75 cars) to reduce its carbon footprint.

Full article: Cruise and ferry

18 February 2019

An aesthetic port

People often have a negative perception of the port and its infrastructures. There are solutions for showcasing and overhauling the image of these facilities. These solutions allow the active port to be kept close to the city, while at the same time transforming the way they are seen by the public, as highlighted by Olivier Lemaire, General Manager of AIVP.

Full article : Port Strategy

18 February 2019

Dunkirk Port Museum: 62,000 visitors in 2018, an ambitious programme for 2019, and a Port Center in the pipeline.

Full article: Mer et Marine

18 February 2019

Longer liners is an increasingly common solution for adapting to the cruise market, as these impressive images show!

Full article: Cruise Industry News

13 February 2019

The port of Barcelona is counting on international climate cooperation to reduce the carbon footprint of its own activities

Full article: El Vigia

13 February 2019

The cruise market, as buoyant as ever, will see its ranks swelled by 14 new companies in the next two years.

Full article: Cruise Industry News

11 February 2019

Santa Fe (Argentina): the Port has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Education to include the port museum in the guided tours for school children.

Full article: Notife / Museo del Puerto

11 February 2019

Success for the SeePort festival created by the Port of Auckland to showcase the port and maritime heritage as part of a three day event.

Full article: Newsie / Seeport

11 February 2019

Valencia: continued experiments with the use of hydrogen for port logistics as part of efforts to achieve zero emissions.

Full article: Greenport

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Enterprise-driver Port

20 February 2019

Should the future Spanish ports law give cities a bigger say in their governance?

Janet Sanz, deputy Mayor of Barcelona and Vice-President of AIVP, has raised the question, taking up a clear position and opening the debate. She is calling for other Spanish port cities to launch a manifesto on the issue, as a way of promoting active discussion. In Spain, as in many other countries, City Port governance is more strategically important than ever.

Full article: Lavanguardia

20 February 2019

Nigeria counting on its river ports to kick-start the economy in the north of the country.

Full article: leadership

20 February 2019

To strengthen the corridor between Lomé and Burkina Faso, Togo is planning a dry port in the border city of ionkassé

Full article: l-frii.com

18 February 2019

Setting up in Dundee, Coast Renewables aims to transform the industrial landscape of this port city with the wind power industry.

Full article: Energy Voice

18 February 2019

Barcelona gets an incubator for 3D printing, a way for the port community to anticipate the technology’s logistical implications.

Full article: Diario del Puerto

18 February 2019

The EIB throws its weight behind plans to introduce Ecoslops in Antwerp and Marseille to recycle maritime oil residues.

Full article: Le Marin

13 February 2019

The ports of Ghana are crucial to the country’s development, while gradually integrating environmental issues

As the region’s third largest economy, Ghana is able to rely on a port system. In addition to terminals, investment has also been made in infrastructural links, notably with Burkina Faso, and smoother goods tracking procedures. Alongside this, and with the help of an international pool, the port of Tema has become a pilot project for an integrated and sustainable approach to port design.

Full article: Greenport / Marcopolis

13 February 2019

Saudi Arabia: LogiPoint, a member of AIVP this year celebrating its 20th anniversary, is now in charge of 178 hectares of logistics zones

Full article: LogiPoint

13 February 2019

Hamilton / Oshawa (Canada): jobs the priority in proposals for a potential merger of the two port authorities.

Full article: cbc

13 February 2019

The City and Port of Altamira (Mex) keen to work together to improve the competitiveness of the port and local region.

Full article: La Régión

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