The Port of Marseilles reaffirms its strong interest in a city-port combination
The presentation of the year’s balance and the perspectives for 2018 was used to announce the launch of a study on the redevelopment of the 400 hectares of the East Docks. The object is to combine industrial and urban activities on the site. This strategy follows the same line as the Port-City Capillarity Charter signed in 2013 between the Port, the City and Euroméditerranée, or the Terrasses du Port which brings a passenger terminal into the same building as commercial facilities run by the city.
Full article : Le Moniteur
Southampton: Eling Wharf could finally be used for a port extension rather than urban development
Full article : Daily Echo
Shoreman-by-Sea (UK): the local authority has approved construction of 540 homes on Free Wharf former port site
Full article : Publicnow (+ images)
Helsinki: a sauna designed as a sculpture and public space by Avanto Architects at the former industrial and port site of Hernesaari
Full article : World Architecture (+ images)
Bellingham waterfront: first developments and public consultation
With the first roads, a park and commercial facilities set to open in 2018 at the waterfront area near the converted grain silo, the Port has just organised a consultation inviting the public to choose one of two options allowing access to the waterfront through a new park. Housing, offices, commercial spaces and a hotel will also be developed in this 96 hectare sector.
Port Royal (Jamaica): a floating pontoon to limit the impact of the cruise terminal on the historic city
Full article : Seatrade Cruise News
Port Moresby: an agreement will allow work to be started on the first phase of the redevelopment of 1.7 hectares on the waterfront
Full article : One Png
Manila: major building programme on a 35-hectare former industrial site of the waterfront
Full article : Business Inquirer
Bilbao: call for tenders for Zorrotzaurre
Last December, the call for tenders was launched for the first phase of Unit 1 of the vast redevelopment project in the old industrial and port sector of Zorrotzaurre. The zone to be converted is located on the right bank of the Deusto channel.
The Port of San Diego validates the project for a permanent installation for the San Diego Symphony on the Embarcadero Marina Park site
Full article : Port of San Diego
Tauranga (New Zealand): how can a sustainable cruise tourism policy be implemented?
The tourism development agency is currently questioning the growing number of cruise ship passengers arriving in their territory. How can they maintain a balance while responding to the expectations of both the cruise ship passengers and the local population? To inform her decision, the agency’s director considers that much more precise knowledge of the data on visitor arrivals and the associated financial flows is required.
Full article: Sunlive
The Port of Bordeaux launches PowerPort BOX: a mobile power supply module for river vessels
Full article: Mer et Marine
Port of San Diego terminals invest in smart technologies to fight pollution
Full article: Greenport
Hong Kong: being a leading maritime metropolis still requires a prosperous port
Full article: China Daily
The wahoo effect plays a role for port employees. We look at the Kalmar example
Full article: Kalmar Global
Lorient: winter port circuits to learn about the region’s maritime economic identity
Full article: CCSTI
France: what does the future hold for the sea and the coastline?
The State has set up a participative platform for members of the public to obtain information and submit their views on the future vision proposed for each of the country’s coastlines, in order to ensure the right ecological balance and maximise economic and social benefits from the sea and coast.
Valparaíso: the port launches the fourth edition of “Vive Muelle Prat”, with festive activities for all the family
Full article: Portal Portuario
The Port of La Rochelle launches a consultation on its “Port Horizon 2025” development project
Full article: Port of La Rochelle
Thanks to a long-term societal integration policy, the Dutch people now love the port of Rotterdam!
Full article: Port of Rotterdam
In a fast-changing economy, what does the future hold for the maritime industry?
In a recent publication, Danish Ship Finance offers some answers based on a macro-economic analysis. The report touches on issues including purchasing power and impact on maritime trade, new technologies and social impacts, urbanisation and industrial change. Meanwhile, British Ports Association is launching a more comprehensive study to predict the shape of the port environment in 2050. Will there be a larger number of smaller ships visiting more ports?
China acquires a 770 km2 stretch of maritime space in the Wanshan archipelago for testing autonomous ships.
Full article: Le Marin
Professor Rodrigue gives his thoughts on the organisation of container traffic on the Saint Lawrence between Quebec and Montreal.
Full article: Jean-Paul Rodrigue – Linkedin
To improve its urban logistics, IKEA will take over 50,000 m2 of a dual-level warehouse at the Port of Gennevilliers
Full article: Haropa Ports de Paris Seine Normandie
Faced with queues at the terminal, the port of Long Beach refines its predictive analytics and considers a “peel pile” stacking system to reduce truck turn times when collecting import containers.
Full article: World Cargo News
Smart Port: Hamburg launches a platform to test 5G at an 8,000 hectare area of the port
One of the key aims will be to ensure infrastructures can be used more reliably and securely by boosting real-time management capabilities. The project will see Hamburg become one of the first test sites in Europe to confirm the protocols for 5G applications. Logistics is one of the sectors where the new technology, which combines both terrestrial and mobile network support, could provide much-needed flexibility.
Full article: Port of Hamburg
Dubai Ports invests in the development of interior logistics platforms in the Indian provinces of Jammu and Kashmir.
Full article: Business Standard
The port of Hamilton set to pursue its industrial operations while continuously improving its integration into the urban fabric
For the port’s CEO, this strategy is vital. Space is scarce and redeveloping the port on its current site will be a priority for the local economy, although the strategy must not prevent urban development. Creating more green spaces and landscaping the port, while working in permanent consultation with local residents, is essential.
Full article: CBC