San Diego: the port wins funding for its plans for a promenade for pedestrians and cyclists on Chula Vista Bayfront
Full article : Port of San Diego
Newcastle (Australia): a new cruise terminal is set to boost the tourist appeal of the city and region
Full article : Cruise Industry News (+video)
San Francisco: a new lease of life for the naval shipyards
The Port Commission recently approved plans to develop a derelict naval yard at Pier 70. The site could host up to 2150 homes, shops, parks and art studios. Redevelopment of the 263 hectare Mare Island and former US Navy shipyard began around fifteen years ago, based on a master plan designed by Lennar. The latest component of the project, as of 2017, is the opening of a new ferry terminal. The plans include a pro-active environmental approach developed by FivePoint Holdings.
Brisbane: the State of Queensland approves plans for a cruise terminal designed by Arup and Arkhefield, to be privately funded
Full article : Architecture Australia
Huelva, Puerto Umbria: EUR 2 million for developments that will boost fishing, tourist and recreational activities.
Full article : 20 minutos
Dun Laoghaire: the old ferry terminal to become a campus for innovation
The Harbour Innovation Campus is planned to open next June. The external facade of the building will remain the same, but the whole interior will be reconfigured to house the activities, and nearly 1000 people coming from all over Europe. It will be the biggest innovation hub in Ireland, and one of the top 5 in Europe.
Flooding risks: an amphibious house which rises with the water level. A prelude to more coherent redevelopment operations in the future?
Full article : We Demain (+ images, video)
Victoria, Seychelles: the first phase of Victoria waterfront, a pedestrian-oriented project, will get under way in 2018
Full article : Seychelle News Agency
A new museum for the Port and City of Aviles with more than 220 m2 dedicated to port history
Full article: Elcomercio
Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) requests ports to reduce their emissions as a result of significant air pollution
Full article: Green 4 Sea
The RP-PSA Experiential Laboratory has been launched in Singapore. It is a high technology simulator in which students will be able to develop their skills
Full article: Port Technology
The adoption of a strategy to improve air quality now a priority for the Port of London
Full article: Tidal Thames
With Euros 1.4 million of investment, the port of Antwerp is hoping to bring a halt to congestion caused by heavy goods traffic, aiming to cut the number of journeys by 250,000.
Full article: Constructions Cayola
The Port of Auckland draws on a recent study to introduce cold ironing facilities for cruise ships and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 31%.
Full article: Cruise Industry
MTCC- Network: a global network of centres of excellence in marine technology has been official launched at the headquarters of the IMO
The directors of the five cooperation centres have signed a MoA to create the network with centres in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Pacific. Their mission is to promote new technologies to improve energy efficiency and reduce harmful emissions from ships.
Events and entertainments for all ages: a guide to the autonomous port of Strasbourg
Full article: Video
Cruise ships are becoming more and more high-tech: five technological trends explained
Full article: Marinelink
Energy transition: Is offshore electricity the power source of the future for many north European ports?
Full article: World Cargo News
Based on the model of Malaysia or Thailand, transport corridors can be a great asset for African port cities.
Full article: Ports & Ships
Montreal: in 2018, the port will use predictive analysis to control access to its terminals in a self-perfecting system.
Full article: Journal of Commerce
Ship-breaking industries: After Le Havre, Bordeaux and Brest, Le Trait, in the Seine Valley, is the 4th French site to gain certification.
Full article: Le Marin
Marseille: Quechen Silicon Chemical announces plans for a silica production plant to be integrated into the PIICTO platform
The €100 million industrial investment by the world’s third largest silica manufacturer will help to create 130 jobs. The project represents recognition for the port’s ability to provide land, energy, good international links and an industrial ecology platform that allows the operators present to pool resources and fluids.
Dutch firm Port Liner announces plans to launch fully-electric barges with capacity for 280 containers by autumn 2018.
Full article: Electrek
French Guyana: the maritime and port sectors expect to play leading roles in the blue economy
Full article: Grand Port Maritime Guyane
Australia: Newcastle, one of the world’s biggest coal ports, starts to mutate to prepare for a future with less coal.
Full article: Splash 24/7
South Korea expects to have 3,000 ha of industrial-logistical zones to support its ports by 2030
Full article: Yonhap News