Lisbon: Campus do Mar, a 64 hectare project along the Tagus
Campus do Mar (Ocean Campus) will be developed between Lisbon and Oeiras in three phases leading up to 2030. The aim is to establish Portugal as an international player in R&D and training in the fields of marine science and the blue economy. The project also includes plans for a marina, hotels, restaurants, public spaces,… Three-quarters of the 300 million euro budget will be financed by private funds.
Full article : Publico
Tangier: the SAPT invites TENDERS for the construction and management of a water park in the port zone.
Full article : L’économiste
New York, Brooklyn Navy Yard: a former shipyard workshop transformed into New Lab, a co-working space
Full article : Architectural record (+ images)
Copenhagen: the waterfront becomes a test ground for carbon neutrality
The City has adopted a target of achieving carbon neutrality by 2025, and has already cut its carbon emissions by over 40% from 1990 levels. Several of the buildings developed in the former industrial port district are designed with the target in mind, using recycled materials and sustainable energy (solar, sea water cooling, etc.). However, the City also has to contend with a demographic growth and rising real estate prices, particularly for social housing.
Full article : ULI
Vancouver (Canada): out of use since 2010, the iconic grain silos are set to be demolished.
Full article : DailyHive
The Port of Three-Rivers PDG mobilises the whole community for the redevelopment of the riverside zone
For Gaëtan Boivin, the object is to apply pressure to Transport Canada in advance of the federal elections next autumn. The Port aims to diversify its activities by developing shops and flats, particularly in Warehouse N°1. A pedestrian and cycle promenade will connect the port with the Cogeco amphitheatre, a multifunctional cultural space. Various important figures have pledged their support, including the mayor of Three Rivers.
Full article : Radio Canada
Long Beach: the Port’s new head office will be opened on 29 July, in a sustainable building constructed next to the new City Hall which will be opened on the same day
Full article : Port of Long Beach
New York: a 5-year loan of $250 million will be used to finance part of the redevelopment planned for the historic Seaport District
Full article : Menafn
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