Rotterdam: a new pavilion at the old port of Leuvehaven will include a Port information point and a two maritime museum workshops
Full article : ArchDaily (+ images, plans)
Gdansk: the Imperial Shipyards set to be refurbished by Henning Larsen Architects
With its strong heritage and identity, the site is important to local residents. Henning Larsen wants to turn it into a distinct district of the historic city centre in its own right, restoring waterfront access for locals and promoting cycling and walking, through redevelopment of the public spaces. Three new spaces are planned: The Plaza, located close to the building where the historic accords were signed in 1980, The Park, a green recreational space between the river and the city, and The Dock, which will include 3500 homes, an urban beach, and a marina.
Full article : World Architecture News (+ images) ;
Paris: invitation for expressions of interest for the development of activities at Port Legrand in Boulogne–Legrand
Full article : Haropaports
Gualeguaychú (Argentina): works begins on the riverside Paseo del Puerto development
Full article : El Diaonline (+ images)
Dublin: go-ahead for plans to redevelop one of the last remaining historic warehouses to include 6500 m2 of office space and the addition of a new building
Full article : The Independent
Bahia Blanca: ideas competition for the « Muelle de los Elevadores »
The Port and the College of Architects of Buenos Aires Province have signed an agreement to define the terms of the contest, which aims to rehabilitate this historic dock close to the old port. The project will complete the tourist and cultural regeneration of the Ingeniero White district. The competition will be launched by December.
Full article : Puerto Bahia Blanca
Salford (UK): Royalton Group buys Pier 7 and plans to develop around 1,000 homes
Full article : Place NorthWest
Santa Cruz de Tenerife: the Port asks the City for the green light for an apartment block to be turned into a hotel aimed at cruise passengers
Full article : Diario de avisos
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
Brest (France) hosts the 11th Sea Tech Week 2018 dedicated to marine bio-resources
Full article: Seatechweek
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.
London: controversy surrounds air quality impact following the announcement of plans for a new cruise terminal
Full article: The Guardian
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
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
UK: Arup publishes a new report on ports and air quality
Full article: Ukmajorports
Santos (Brazil): the port sector is looking for funds for worker qualifications
Full article: Portosenavios
Responsible cruises: a scientific study attempts to deal with the global socio-economic impact
Full article: PortEconomics
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
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
Shenzhen declaration on the digital transformation of ports: Barcelona and a dozen other ports call for interconnected data.
Full article: El Vigia
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
Semi-submersibles mother vessels and barges as an alternative to megaships, an idea revisited by FREBS Marine International
Full article: World Cargo News
Canarian ports will reinforce their cooperation and build bridges to propose a joint offer against competition
Full article: El Vigia
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.
Paris: following the example of Franprix, Ikea and Metro could promote the use of waterways for urban distribution.
Full article: NPI
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
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