Baltimore: West 8 chosen for the Middle Branch Waterfront
The project will create over 11 miles of park and a network of promenades for the local community. There will also be a bridge to Port Covington, a district in the south of Baltimore where other regeneration projects are also in progress.
The passenger terminal in Santa Cruz de Tenerife will have spaces open to visitors and city residents
Full article : El Dia
“Tank Shanghai”: a site covering nearly 5 hectares and its oil tanks converted into a park and cultural centre on the edge of the Hanpu River
Full article : Architectural Record (+ images, plan)
The Port of Le Havre CALLS FOR TENDERS for the Citadelle district
The aim is to create a port and urban land development plan for the Citadelle area. The chosen contractor will be required to carry out an exhaustive assessment of the district, create scenarios, put together a guide plan and produce pre-operational studies.
Full article : Ted Europa
Dortmund: following the redevelopment of the southern side of the Speicherstraße, the northern side is now set for a mixed-use district
Full article : Rhur24
The Port of Belfast announces plans to invest in an extension of film studios on the waterfront, creating 300 jobs
Full article : Irish news
Lyon Confluence: returning nature to the heart of the city
Between the Rhône and Saône rivers, the 150 hectare former industrial sites serves as a testing ground for the smart city for the Lyon metropolitan area, with bioclimatic buildings, new mobility solutions, biodiversity development, and more. Some 3000 trees have been planted on the site, particularly in the six hectare area known as “The Champ” (“The Field”), a project designed with local residents to create a real urban forest.
Full article : Ville intelligente
Shenzhen: OMA selected for the international conference centre to be developed on the waterfront
Full article : Dezeen (+ images)
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.
Port of Almería will install new screens to capture dust generated in one of the port terminals
Full article: Portal Portuario
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
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
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
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
The port of Berlin launches the first emission-free “pusher”
Full article: Hafenzeitung
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
Port authority of Antwerp hosts maritime cinema sessions in the port house
Full article: Flows
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.
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
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
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
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
North Sea Port is increasingly reliant on the waterway for container pre- and post-carriage, and is showing strong growth.
Full article: Flows
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)