Puerto Pampa, Buenos Aires: Old cold-storage warehouse in the “Arts district” to house a new real estate project
Cherbourg: heat pump installed in the port’s commercial basin supplies 1,300 homes
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)
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
Calais (France) incorporates water transport into its public transport network
Rotterdam – Hô-Chi-Minh-City: cooperation agreement on climate change, particularly rising sea-levels
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
London: refurbishment of the marina in the three basins of St Katherine’s Docks
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
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
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
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
The port of Berlin launches the first emission-free “pusher”
Full article: Hafenzeitung
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
Port authority of Antwerp hosts maritime cinema sessions in the port house
Full article: Flows
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.
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)
Africa: China is involved with 46 port projects and is starting to change its strategy on societal integration.
Full article: Flows
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
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
“Navigating a changing climate”: an international survey on the effects of climate change for ports and navigable waterways
Full article: Navigating a changing climate
Trucks on trains: the Cargo Beamer project in Calais announced in 2016 takes off with EU support.
Full article: Cargobeamer
Piraeus: the port could develop faster with the creation of a genuine local and regional maritime cluster.
Full article : Port Economics
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
Zimbabwe is modernising its North-South corridor to connect with other SADC countries and the Indian Ocean ports.
Full article: Africa Ports
Seine ports merger: the plan is moving forward with territorial meetings and an online platform.
Full article: NPI