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25 October 2017

Liverpool: consultation launched on plans to turn 50 hectares of Ten Streets into a creative district

Full article : Public Now

23 October 2017

London: design district planned for Greenwich Peninsula

The plans include 16 buildings to be developed by 2020 to house workshops and art studios, designers, etc. Sources say between 1500 and 1800 people could come to work in the new district. The announcement comes amid growing concern in the creative sector, with gentrification and constantly rising costs forcing creatives to relocate outside London.

Full article : Standard ; Design Boom (+ images)

23 October 2017

Boston, Fort Point: a network of canalside parks to revitalise the sector and protect the city from rising water levels

Full article : Boston globe

23 October 2017

Veracruz (Mexico): the Port is to launch an invitation for bids to integrate the historic port into the city

Full article : T21

23 October 2017

Brest: two contractors selected for processing pollution and integrating the port into the surrounding landscape

Full article : Interview ; Région Bretagne

18 October 2017

The Port of San Francisco invites ideas for eight of its historic quays

Full article : Bizjournals

18 October 2017

Rosyth, Fife Waterfront: no housing, but offices and industrial and logistics activities, creating 8,000 jobs.

Full article : Dunfermline Press (+ images) ; Scotsman

18 October 2017

Almeria: the City set to offer the Port an agreement to fund the planned belvedere

Full article : 20 minutos

16 October 2017

Climate change and floods: taking inspiration from the Hunter Point’s Park solutions for rebuilding

As a succession of hurricanes wreak vast damage, the ASLA is highlighting the need to anticipate these phenomena by drawing inspiration from innovative solutions such as those deployed at Hunter Point, a former industrial site on New York’s waterfront. The measures taken proved effective against hurricane Sandy, even before the site was officially inaugurated. The ASLA is also set to publish a set of recommendations in early 2018.

Full article : The Dirt (ASLA – American Society of Landscape Architects) ; Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park

16 October 2017

Ravenna: a warehouse site is to be turned into a sports and recreation area, with 28 containers being re-purposed

Full article : Abitare (+ images)

Citizen Port

20 November 2017

Trieste: conference on the circular economy and competitiveness in port cities

Organised by AREA Science and the Port of Trieste, the meeting was an opportunity for experts to discuss innovative solutions and models made possible by the circular economy. They debated the positive impacts and added value generated in terms of employment for a port city territory like Trieste.Full article: Porto of TriesteAREA + Il Nautilus + Messagero Marittimo

 

20 November 2017

DP World has installed 88,000 solar panels in Jebel Ali and Port Rashid on the roofs of buildings, car parks and warehouses.

Full article: https://www.albawaba.com

20 November 2017

The port and University of Huelva join forces to promote innovation and employment

Full article: http://elvigia.com

20 November 2017

The Port of Seville and the Andalusian Foundation for industrial heritage award a prize for alfresco painting of industrial port heritage

Full article: 20 Minutos

15 November 2017

The Port of Long Beach is organising public workshops to adjust its funding programmes

To obtain maximum information and adapt the criteria for subsidies under the Community Grants Program, the Port is offering to work with its neighbours and those most impacted by port operations. The programme funds projects designed to improve the health and quality of life of local residents, in particular.

Full article: See the program fact sheet here Port of Long Beach + http://mailchi.mp

15 November 2017

The Port of San Diego and San Diego Gas & Electric are working on an energy management plan to promote competitiveness and meet Climate action targets

Full article: Port of San Diego

15 November 2017

An environmental initiative between four global port operators to encourage 7,500 port workers to adopt green practices.

Full article: http://www.handyshippingguide.com

15 November 2017

“Docks The Future”, a European project selected as part of the Horizon 2020 programme, will be driven by the Circle group and will receive €1.2 million in funding.

Full article: Circletouch + Transport Journal

13 November 2017

Guadeloupe, active member of AIVP, wins ESPO Award 2017

This year, the annual prix awarded by ESPO was devoted to the commitment of ports to promoting artistic and cultural projects in their communities. The Port de la Guadeloupe project, entitled Port’Art, is intended to be broad and diverse. It will enable a large percentage of the island’s population to discover port territories through art and history, and also raise awareness among young people through artistic creations produced jointly with local schools. Today, after years of investment in society, the Port of Guadeloupe is paying more and more attention to the intangible benefits of these “soft” values in its activities and their competitiveness.

Full article: ESPO

13 November 2017

The results of the PORTOPIA project were unveiled in Brussels at the final conference, intended to mark a milestone in the digitisation of data in Europe’s port sector.

Full article: Portopia + ESPO

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Enterprise-driver Port

20 November 2017

The impact of the Belt and Road initiative on China’s cruise industry

The Belt and Road initiative is a new vision and represents a new direction for the country’s tourist development. Covering 80% of the world’s cultural heritage sites, over 60 countries and 4 .4 billion people, the initiative will generate major growth for the Chinese cruise tourism economy. Full article: China.org

20 November 2017

Regulations for the clean air action plan at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles is becoming standard for the US port industry

Full article: JOC

15 November 2017

McKinsey’s 50-year vision for container transport: growth, gigantism, concentration, digitalisation. Is this credible?

Full article: McKinsey&Company

15 November 2017

Egypt, Suez Canal: DP World will develop a new industrial and residential area: 20 km2, 500.000 habitants and 400.000 jobs

Full article: Gulf Business

15 November 2017

Logistics: automation requires new professional profiles even if 80% of tasks are still being done manually.

Full article: El Vigia

13 November 2017

World Innovation: CMA CGM is the first shipping company to choose LNG for its biggest ships of 22.000 TEUs

Full article: CMA CGM

13 November 2017

Dublin and Brexit: if full customs procedures are re-established, the port may suffer considerable congestion

Full article: Splash 24/7

13 November 2017

Maritime geopolitics: COSCO takes a stand in Antwerp, completing Chinese port investment in Europe.

Full article: Journal of Commerce

13 November 2017

Almeria: city-port integration will be one of the central points of the port director’s project plan to be presented early in 2018.

Full article: El Vigia

13 November 2017

Horsens (DK): increasing urban constraints could slow down port activity

Full article: Maritime Denmark

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