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12 September 2018

Auckland: the City buys Onehunga Wharf from the port for a 30 year development project

Full article : Panaku Development

10 September 2018

Toronto: Waterfront Toronto and Sidewalk Labs reach agreement on the proposed smart redevelopment of Quayside

The agreement defines the roles and responsibilities of each stakeholder, with Waterfront Toronto set to oversee the regeneration, while Sidewalk Labs (a subsidiary of Alphabet, Google’s parent company) will provide expertise in digital technology and innovative urban solutions. By September 2019, a Master Innovation and Development Plan (MIDP) should be in place for Quayside, a site in the eastern waterfront district. Combining offices, retail spaces and housing, the project is being touted as a future model for the smart connected city, with its multi-purpose buildings, smart sensors, etc., although there are concerns about how the data collected will be used.

Full article : Archdaily (+ images) ; Negocios ; Waterfront Toronto ; SidewalkToronto ; CityMetric ; Villes du futur

 

10 September 2018

Santander: the President of the Port keen to continue integration with the city, by moving to a new HQ and freeing up port spaces

Full article : El DiarioMontanés 1 ; El DiarioMontanés 2

10 September 2018

Melbourne: redeveloping navigable waterways and maritime heritage in the Docklands?

Full article : Docklands news

3 September 2018

Palma, Majorca: Invitation to TENDER for the former port HQ

The building will house an interpretation centre focusing on the relationship between the port and city, along with a restaurant and library. The port authority headquarters will be moved to Moll Vell N°5, but its Board of Directors will continue to meet in the present building. Some elements of the site’s heritage will be preserved.
Full article : Diario de Mallorca ; Ports de Balears

 

3 September 2018

Auckland: Wynyard Quarter, the former industrial port, will be home to several thousand more residents by 2020

Full article : NZ Herald

3 September 2018

Seville: the port awards a new concession for more green spaces in the area between the city and port

Full article : 20 minutos

3 September 2018

Asunción (Paraguay), old port: six cranes to be restored as part of the city’s industrial heritage

Full article : GlobalPorts

29 August 2018

Artisanal activities: a new vocation for port heritage to be converted for new uses?


Many port buildings that are earmarked for conversion would be ideal for housing artisanal activities in the heart of the port city. Is this a new calling for the waterfront as an engine for the local economy and societal values?

Full article: La Tribune

Citizen Port

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

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

15 October 2018

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

Full article: The Guardian

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

8 October 2018

Responsible cruises: a scientific study attempts to deal with the global socio-economic impact

Full article: PortEconomics

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Enterprise-driver Port

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

15 October 2018

Mexico: new port law may encourage ports to support urban development.

This law, currently under discussion in the Senate, may recognise the need for harmonisation between ports and cities as a means of respecting the quality of life of city inhabitants and the urban environment. For Administradoras Portuarias Integrales (APIs), this may mean that 30% of port profits revert to local authorities for stronger, closer relations.

Full article: AF Medios / Senato.gob.mx

15 October 2018

Paris: following the example of Franprix, Ikea and Metro could promote the use of waterways for urban distribution.

Full article: NPI

15 October 2018

The City and the Port of Setubal have common ambitions concerning maritime issues and affirmed their satisfaction with their good cooperation.

Full artcile: Jornal de Economia do Mar

15 October 2018

The Port of Barcelona will share its 30 year experience with the port of Cadiz in terms of urban transformation of port spaces.

Full article: Diario del Puerto

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