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18 June 2013

Puerto Pampa, Buenos Aires: Old cold-storage warehouse in the “Arts district” to house a new real estate project

Source : Clarin

10 June 2013

Cherbourg: heat pump installed in the port’s commercial basin supplies 1,300 homes

Source : Le Monde

6 June 2013

Strasbourg: the old port warehouse will be built up three storeys higher!

Work is in progress on the Seegmuller warehouse. The addition of a rectangular space on three levels proposed by architects Georges Heintz and Anne-Sophie Kehr will allow the development of part of the planned residential construction. A less space-greedy solution for the programme on the “Malraux Peninsula”.
Source : Bâti Actu (+ images)

 

6 June 2013

Stockholm: a pilot city for green growth

With more than forty years’ commitment to environmental issues, Stockholm is aiming at Zero fossil fuel consumption by 2050. Today it is a model for the “Green Economy”, particularly through achievements in two port-city sectors: the Hammerby eco-district and the Royal Seaport. Detailed report
Source : City of Stockholm

 

6 June 2013

Calais (France) incorporates water transport into its public transport network

Source : Le Marin

6 June 2013

Rotterdam – Hô-Chi-Minh-City: cooperation agreement on climate change, particularly rising sea-levels

Source : Cities Today

5 June 2013

Toronto: landscape architecture for tomorrow’s city

Toronto’s population continues to grow and high rise buildings are springing up all over the city. To counteract this, the authorities are implementing a global strategy to preserve the quality of life. Landscape architecture is at the heart of this strategy, particularly along the waterfront.
Source : Huffington Post

5 June 2013

London: refurbishment of the marina in the three basins of St Katherine’s Docks

Source : Medberths

Citizen Port

16 September 2019

Bilbao: two winners named in the “Port Tales” competition

“The crane that wanted to be a boat” is a story created by the young high school student who won the competition. At the same time, the port authorities launched the fifth edition of the competition for young people.

Full article : Bilbao Port

16 September 2019

CLIA and the Dubrovnik’s municipality sign a Memorandum of Understanding to protect the city’s cultural heritage and find solutions for sustainable tourism

Full article: CLIA, Spanish Ports

16 September 2019

AIDA Cruises reinforces its commitment to reduce cruise emissions by signing a partnership with Corvus Energy to develop batteries for increasing electrification of the vessels

Full article: Vessel Finder

11 September 2019

Ship emissions: the Provence-Alps-Côte d’Azur region is set to invest 30 million euros to “reconcile ports cities with citizens”.

Full article: Le Marin

11 September 2019

New App jointly developed by 21CC Education, Port of Moerwijk and private companies wants to bring the world of logistics closer to younger generations

Full article: Port of Moerwijk

11 September 2019

The port of Berlin launches the first emission-free “pusher”

Full article: Hafenzeitung

9 September 2019

Port of Leixões will host the 6th edition of the port race on Sept. 15. The program will include also several solidarity initiative

Full article: Port of Leixões

9 September 2019

Port authority of Antwerp hosts maritime cinema sessions in the port house

Full article: Flows

9 September 2019

Port of Quebec is developing an Environmental Citizen Participation Process to gather the opinions of locals about key port projects

Full article: Port of Quebec 1, Port Quebec 2

4 September 2019

Port of Rotterdam and Hamburg are discussing coordinated action for greener harbors

Local politicians from the green and social-democratic parties are negotiating new identical green shipping regulation to avoid harming economic competition, while favoring more environmentally sustainable ports. The goal is to convince other major European ports to join the initiative.

Full article: Splash 247, Portal Portuario

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Enterprise-driver Port

11 September 2019

River transport in France remains underused, despite its clear advantages

Benefits include a lower carbon footprint, extensive network, capacity reserve, storage options in central urban areas, and low negative externalities. Recent policies aimed at promoting cooperation between stakeholders along the Seine and Rhône or in the Hauts de France region are also ensuring a more consistent, dynamic approach. Isemar has taken an in-depth look at the issue.
Full article: Isemar (pdf)

11 September 2019

Africa: China is involved with 46 port projects and is starting to change its strategy on societal integration.

Full article: Flows

11 September 2019

Almeria: the dry port of Nijar is set to open in 2020, on a 270 hectare site, providing an essential resource for local competitiveness.

Full article: El Mercantil

9 September 2019

Long Beach and Los Angeles ports begin talks to intensify cooperation

The challenge is to make the City Port territory more competitive as a gateway for products arriving in the USA from Asia. This internal strategy driven by the management of both ports is reminiscent is similar to those involving Tacoma and Seattle, or the joint sports initiative between Virginia and Georgia. Géraldine Knatz, former CEO of the Port of Los Angeles and member of the AIVP Expert Committee, believes these initiatives are sensible solutions, that have become increasingly popular since the last attempted merger in 2014.

Full article: Benzinga

9 September 2019

“Navigating a changing climate”: an international survey on the effects of climate change for ports and navigable waterways

Full article: Navigating a changing climate

9 September 2019

Trucks on trains: the Cargo Beamer project in Calais announced in 2016 takes off with EU support.

Full article: Cargobeamer

9 September 2019

Piraeus: the port could develop faster with the creation of a genuine local and regional maritime cluster.

Full article : Port Economics

4 September 2019

Le Havre extends its steam network to cover more industrial sites, especially for washing tank containers. Some 43,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions will be avoided.

Full article: Paris Normandie

4 September 2019

Zimbabwe is modernising its North-South corridor to connect with other SADC countries and the Indian Ocean ports.

Full article: Africa Ports

4 September 2019

Seine ports merger: the plan is moving forward with territorial meetings and an online platform.

Full article: NPI

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