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26 November 2018

Tampa: urban sculpture and a new public space on one of the waterfront quays offers the chance to stroll through the mangrove…

Full article : Design Boom (+ images, plans)

26 November 2018

Stockholm: the new municipal leaders will not appeal the court ruling against plans for a Nobel Centre on the waterfront

Full article : Archpaper

21 November 2018

Paris: public consultation on plans to redevelop Port Legrand

Covering 1.3 hectares, Port Legrand has shared spaces that are used for transporting construction materials, recyclable materials and very large objects via the waterway. It also has a commercial real estate complex dedicated to nautical activities. The project includes plans to restructure the complex, reorganise the spaces and pedestrian paths, and create a passenger stopover point.

Full article : Haropaports (+ images, video)

21 November 2018

Hangzhou: a huge Visitor Center for the tourist Grand Canal area, including a port terminal for water buses

Full article : ArchDaily (+ images, plans)

21 November 2018

The port of Tarragona launches work to completely renovate the iconic building housing its former headquarters

Full article : Tarragonaport ; Lavangardia

21 November 2018

Antwerp: Zaha Hadid is the big winner at the ABB LEAF Awards for the Port House and her redevelopment of the old building

Full article : Bustler

19 November 2018

Sydney waterfront: a new building designed by 3XN to enhance the appeal of the fish market

The current structure already attracts more visitors every year than the Great Barrier Reef, including 20% of all foreign tourists in the Sydney region. In 2023, the new building will house a seafood cookery school, bars and restaurants, and various public spaces including a new waterfront promenade and a new ferry stop. A range of sustainability measures are also planned, such as rainwater filtration, protection against sunshine and light to reduce the need for air-conditioning, and a bio-filtration system that also acts as habitat for protecting birds.

Full article : Archinect (+ images)

19 November 2018

Fuzhou: an opera house and multi-purpose cultural centre opens in one of the parks of the Fuzhou High and New Technology Industrial Development Zone

Full article : Design boom (+ images, plans)

19 November 2018

Dubai: two new cruise terminals on a redeveloped waterfront will provide capacity for up to 1.2 million passengers by 2020

Full article : Cruise Critic

19 November 2018

Rosario: Circuito del Puerto, a waterfront promenade to (re) discover the port’s history

Full article : Clarin

Citizen Port

16 January 2019

Publication of a ITF and WBU study on the impact of automation on jobs in the transport industry

This is the first independent study on this crucially important issue. Some 40% of the research focused on the maritime sector, including an analysis of the situation in 17 countries. The report stresses that the impact of automation will be gradual, bringing changes not just to jobs themselves but also to their location, potentially generating social tensions.

Full article: ITF Global / WMU

16 January 2019

Supporting research: City Port integration is one of the themes selected by port operator Yilport for its 2019 innovation competition.

Full article: Yilport / Portal Portuario

16 January 2019

Belgium: an air quality map for Flanders, including Ghent, Zeebrugge and Antwerp, created with the help of 20,000 members of the public.

Full article: curieuzeneuzen.be

16 January 2019

Taiwan: the port of Hualien displays outdoor artworks to encourage residents to stroll in certain public port spaces.

Full article: Taiwan International Ports

14 January 2019

Marc Van Peel, former alderman of the port of Antwerp, is to work towards the creation of a port museum by the Port Center Havencentrum

Full article: Flows

14 January 2019

Cruise industry: Chile adopts a draft law to allow cabotage for liners between port cities.

Full article: Portal Portuario

14 January 2019

Castellon (Spain): more than 1,100 pupils from 28 schools visited the port in 2018 as part of the “Know Your Port” campaign

Full article : Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón

9 January 2019

The Port of Prince Rupert sets aside Can$ 1 M to preserve the Skeen river salmon, vital to the local economy.

Full article: Marine Link

9 January 2019

The Port of Bilbao is continuing to organise free tours of the port for adult members of the public every Saturday and Sunday, an idea first launched in 2004.

Full article: Bilbao Port

9 January 2019

Port of Guadeloupe: the Cayoli environmental project enters a new phase with the restoration of a mangrove area

Full article: Port Guadeloupe Caraïbes

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Enterprise-driver Port

16 January 2019

A Space X rocket has returned for the first time to the Port of Los Angeles, to be reconfigured at a dedicated logistics base.

Full article: Port Technology

16 January 2019

Antwerp: INEOS invests 3 billion euros, confirming the port’s status as the European leader in the chemical sector, generating 400 direct and 2,000 indirect jobs

Full article: Port of Antwerp

16 January 2019

Singapore: the maritime economy accounts for 7% of the state’s GDP, with container traffic up by 8M in 2018 to 36.6 TEUs

Full article: Port Technology

16 January 2019

Morocco will invest 285 million euros in its ports between now and 2012, and will launch the Port Competitiveness Observatory in 2019

Full article: ANP / El Vigia

16 January 2019

The Port of Santander actively involved in creating the “Puerto + Startups” ecosystem to promote innovation and collaboration

Full article: Diario del Puerto

14 January 2019

Port and circular economy: growing potential, particularly for ports attached to large urban centres

In this article, the authors and researchers provide an overview of the potential of this new economic concept, which aims to re-use, recycle or re-manufacture. Numerous examples from the Netherlands highlight four priorities: preparing for a reduction in raw materials shipped, attracting new logistics and industrial activities, developing genuine clusters, and pooling energy flows.

Full article: Port Economics

14 January 2019

The Mayors of Valencia and Sagunto keen for dialogue with the port in the interests of their joint City Port territory.

Full article: Diario del Puerto

14 January 2019

The Mayor of Iquique hails an agreement between Brazil and Chile on a bio-ocean corridor that will strengthen the ports of northern Chile.

Full article: Portal Portuario

9 January 2019

Whether vertical or horizontal, port cooperation remains a key priority

Many ports are currently looking at establishing closer ties with operators in their hinterlands, in some cases even developing their own terminals there or seeking cooperation with neighbouring or complementary ports. Joost Hintjens of Antwerp University proposes an academic approach to these strategies, while on the ground the likes of Barcelona and Tarragona are working together.

Full article: Port Technology / Diario del Puerto

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