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Urban Port

26 September 2018

The port of Naha (Japan) launches a public tender for cruise ship liners for a second dedicated berth in 2022

Full article : Naha Port Authority

26 September 2018

New Zealand: a study on the added value of port spaces redeveloped for urban uses

Full article : nzherald

24 September 2018

Borkum (Germany): urban redevelopment and offshore wind


Ten offshore wind farms are planned for Borkum, an island that was used as a military base during the Second World War. The real estate subsidiary of WPD offshore is proposing a programme of 240 housing units for workers at these plants. An initial phase should see 100 homes built in the port of Borkum by 2020.

Full article : Windpower offshore

24 September 2018

Melbourne: the Chamber of Commerce invites bids for a permanent light and sound show at Victoria Harbour in the Docklands

Full article : Docklands News ; Expression of Interest

24 September 2018

The Agencia Pública de Puertos de Andalucía announces 13.8 million euros in funding to improve spaces between its ports and their cities

Full article : La Opinion de Malaga

24 September 2018

Mossel Bay (South Africa): Transnet wants to redevelop the waterfront, with plans to include a cruise terminal

Full article : CapeTownetc ; Video

19 September 2018

Bellingham (WA, United States): the port and city in partnership to develop a heritage trail


The aim is to showcase historic heritage across the 237 acres of the Waterfront District. The Heritage Trail Concept Plan is the brainchild of firms Walker Macy and Aldrichpears Associates, whose recommendations are based on a detailed inventory of uses, heritage value and historical context of the different buildings and elements of interest at the site.

Full article : Waterfront District Redevelopment ; Heritage Trail Concept Plan

17 September 2018

The future of city-port relations in the Canaries

The President of Puertos del Estado, Ornella Chacón, recently met the Mayors of Arrecife and Santa Cruz de La Palma, and representatives from the port authorities. In both cases, she highlighted the need to develop port capacities, but also underlined the importance of permanent dialogue to identify which port spaces could become port-city areas, and foster harmonious city/port relations.

Full article : Diario de Lanzarote ; El Dia

17 September 2018

Dunedin (New Zealand): Regional funding and a MoU with project partners to redevelop the waterfront

Full article : Stuff (+ project video)

17 September 2018

Rio de Janeiro: a public-private partnership could save Porto Maravilha and restart the suspended work to redevelop the former port district

Full article : Porto e Navios1 ; Porto e Navios2

Citizen Port

22 October 2018

BE MY PORT: A new identity to promote the port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire and make the port part of city life

Together, Nantes-Saint-Nazaire Port, the Union maritime Nantes ports (UMNP), the Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Pays de Loire Region, the Carene, Nantes Métropole and the Loire-Atlantique département have decided to create promotional resources including a new visual identity. The new identity is designed to inspire inclusiveness and adoption by all potential users.

Full article: Nantes Metropole  + Port de Nantes Saint Nazaire

22 October 2018

Oslo publishes a manual for cruise liner crews, who will in turn be effective channels for communicating for tourists

Full article: Cruise Europe

22 October 2018

London: controversy surrounds air quality impact following the announcement of plans for a new cruise terminal

Full article: The Guardian

17 October 2018

Guadeloupe Port Caraïbes and the CREDDI (economic and law research institute) of the University of the Antilles sign a partnership on research applied to the port economy

Source: Port de la Guadeloupe

17 October 2018

Brest (France) hosts the 11th Sea Tech Week 2018 dedicated to marine bio-resources

Full article: Seatechweek

15 October 2018

Interview with Tiedo Vellinga, professor at the University of Delft, on his roles in academia and business and the tangible interactions between them.

Full article: Dredging Today

10 October 2018

The port of Vigo unveils a new strategic plan open to the port community: “what the port needs”

The plan has been produced to anticipate the needs of the port community and prepare the way for future infrastructural developments at the port. Drafted internally by the Port Authority, the document must now be completed by contributions from all stakeholders in the local community. This collaborative process is not new to Vigo, as its strategic plan for blue growth was based on contributions from 18 external working groups.

Full article: Apvigo

10 October 2018

UK: Arup publishes a new report on ports and air quality

Full article: Ukmajorports

10 October 2018

Santos (Brazil): the port sector is looking for funds for worker qualifications

Full article: Portosenavios

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Enterprise-driver Port

22 October 2018

Le Havre: Siemens Gamesa and the Port of Le Havre formally resume plans to develop two wind turbine manufacturing plants.

Full article: L’Energeek

22 October 2018

Chile takes a step towards amending legislation on ports to give cities and citizens a bigger say in their governance.

Full article: Portal Portuario

22 October 2018

Urban logistics: the Fludis barge, a floating river warehouse with electric mobility, starts to take shape.

Full article: NPI

22 October 2018

Esbjerg (Dk): the mayor says City Port cooperation was key to making this port city an energy metropolis

Full article: Offshore Wind

17 October 2018

Lyon: Port Edouard Herriot celebrates its 80th anniversary and positions itself as a key local player in its own right.

Operated by CNR and located in the Gerland district at the heart of the Lyon conurbation, the port naturally generates value for the Rhône corridor and promotes modal shift. As such, it contributes fully to the ambitions of the Port of Marseille, but it also has a role to play in the energy transition and as a partner for certain urban public services. Like many river ports facing pressure due to a lack of available land, there remains a vital need for Port Edouard Herriot to continually strengthen its links with the city and its residents.

Full article: NPI

17 October 2018

To promote City Port mobility, the port of Le Havre signs a deal with Waze to let users track the movements of mobile installations.

Full article: Haropa Port du Havre

17 October 2018

Shenzhen declaration on the digital transformation of ports: Barcelona and a dozen other ports call for interconnected data.

Full article: El Vigia

17 October 2018

Taiwan: by focusing on both tourism and an industrial zone targeted at green industries, the port of Anping has adopted a dual strategy.

Full article: Taiwan International Port Cooperation

17 October 2018

Semi-submersibles mother vessels and barges as an alternative to megaships, an idea revisited by FREBS Marine International

Full article: World Cargo News

17 October 2018

Canarian ports will reinforce their cooperation and build bridges to propose a joint offer against competition

Full article: El Vigia

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