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26 August 2019

London: Maich Swift Architects creates a new theatre for this summer above a canalside warehouse

Full article : Dezeen (+ images)

26 August 2019

Liverpool could have a new cruise terminal at Princes Dock by 2012. There are also plans for a hotel.

Full article : Liverpool Echo (+ video)

21 August 2019

Amsterdam: what strategy for Haven-Stad?

The City of Amsterdam wants to turn the 650 hectare Docklands site into a sustainable mixed-use district, capable of accommodating some 70,000 homes and generating 58,000 jobs. Last February, it called in experts from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to assess the opportunities and risks of the vast project. In its report, the ULI recommends accelerating the project, engaging investors, and also sharing the risks by setting up a public/private development company involving all of the stakeholders concerned.

Full article : UrbanLand ; ULI full report

21 August 2019

Barcelona: the Generalitat de Catalunya gives the green light for the Hermitage Museum in the port

Full article : Catalunyapress

21 August 2019

Rostock: invitation to tender for a mobile ISPS dam combining safety, aesthetic appeal and flexible use of space

Full article : Ted Europa ; Tender

21 August 2019

Durban: four derelict buildings demolished to make way for new developments at the Point Waterfront project site

Full article : Moneyweb

19 August 2019

The Port of Seville invites firms TO BID FOR a contract to design a new urban-port district

The winning contractor will be required to draw up a master plan to integrate port activities into the urban environment. The main objectives of the project are to develop cruise business, cultural, leisure and commercial activities, and to host innovative firms at Tablada dock and the adjacent district. The chosen contractor will also need to preserve and showcase the local port and industrial heritage, and propose an inclusive approach.

Full article : Puerto de Sevilla

 

19 August 2019

The City of Liverpool approves plans for a business incubator in the Wirral Waters district

Full article : Wirral Globe

Citizen Port

18 September 2019

The port of Antwerp will install an experimental system to catch floating plastic

Le système, développé par la société néerlandaise Allseas, sera installé dans des endroits stratégiques, tels que le Dock Doeld, bénéficiant des vents dominants. Ce collecteur en plastique passif est composé à 75% de matériau recyclé. C’est un excellent exemple pour les objectifs 8 et 10 de l’Agenda 2030 de l’AIVP.

Full article: Port of Antwerp, Portal Portuario

18 September 2019

Port of Almería will install new screens to capture dust generated in one of the port terminals

Full article: Portal Portuario

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

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Enterprise-driver Port

18 September 2019

France: the port cities of Le Havre, La Rochelle, and Dunkirk selected by the Government to be innovation areas

Le Havre’s “Smart Port City” project, endorsed by the AIVP, will promote innovation in many areas of the City-Port relationship, including logistics, training, community relations, the future Port Center, the cruise industry, etc. Dunkirk will focus its efforts on energy by involving citizens in all the current changes. Finally, La Rochelle will bring in a wide range of innovative measures aimed at achieving zero carbon status. All of these projects are driven by AIVP members, and will provide inspiration for others.

Full article: Gouvernement français (pdf) / Haropa Port du Havre / Le Havre Seine Métropole / Communauté Urbaine de Dunkerque / Communauté d’Agglmomération de La Rochelle

18 September 2019

According to the OECD, maritime transport subsidies are not effective enough and should be targeted at promoting jobs and cutting carbon emissions

Full article: International Transport Forum / Full report (pdf)

18 September 2019

Hydrogen industry: Hamburg demonstrates how ports can be ideal testing grounds as it unveils plans for a giant electrolysis plant.

Full article: Flows / Full Cells Works

18 September 2019

Douala: a third bridge planned on the River Wouri will support goods transport leaving the port for Chad and Central African Republic

Full article: Investir au Cameroun

16 September 2019

The Port of Portsmouth is the UK’s most prosperous municipal port

Figures for 2017 show the port contributed some £390 million to the national economy, and £189 million to the local economy. A total of 5,590 jobs are dependent on the port, including 2,410 in the local area. Portsmouth is an essential port city, and estimated port revenue of £8.4 million plays a major part in the city’s social and education policy.

Full article: Portsmouth International Port

16 September 2019

Ukraine: the Mayor of Nikolaev wants to take over management of the port to guarantee it is developed in the interests of the City, Port and citizens.

Full article: Observateur / Ukrinform

16 September 2019

Abidjan: Bolloré opens its “Aérohub” logistics hub near the port and airport, an important asset for the future African common market.

Full article: Bolloré Logistics

16 September 2019

Taiwan: work on the future offshore wind hub at the port of Taichung enters its final year. The project is of national importance.

Full article: TIPC

16 September 2019

North Sea Port is increasingly reliant on the waterway for container pre- and post-carriage, and is showing strong growth.

Full article: Flows

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)

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