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27 September 2017

Galway (Ireland): barges could house up a student city for 400 students in the port

Full article : Connacht Tribune

27 September 2017

Seville: an agreement paves the way for relocation of hydrocarbons and development of a leisure area in this port sector

Full article : 20 minutos

25 September 2017

Hualien (Taiwan): the port is enhancing its spaces

Various redevelopment works have recently been completed within the port’s water-recreation district. The port has also attracted private investors to refurbish several warehouses and convert them into cultural-creative spaces. It is financing the restoration and lighting of an emblematic bridge linking the city to the port; work on the Hualien Scenic Bridge should be completed in December 2017.

Full article : Taiwan International Ports (+ images)

25 September 2017

New York, Roosevelt Island: the first phase of the Cornell Tech campus and its three sustainable buildings is complete

Full article : Archpaper ; Design Boom (+ images)

25 September 2017

Southampton: Red Funnel could be set to build a new ferry terminal, along with 100 homes, retail space, a hotel and more.

Full article : Daily Echo

25 September 2017

Rostock: a new multimedia maritime museum to open in 2025

Full article : Ostsee Zeitung

20 September 2017

Gothenburg, Frihamnen: MVRDV and BSK arkitekter set to redevelop and expand magasin 113

Magasin 113 is one of the last remaining historic warehouses in this part of the waterfront. It will offer 16,500 m2 of space for offices, a cultural centre, café, shops, restaurants and studios. The project is part of the future Frihamnen RiverCity development, which could provide close to 1000 homes and as many jobs by 2021.

Full article : Inhabitat (+ images, plans) ; ArchDaily (+ images, plans) ; Frihamnen RiverCity

20 September 2017

Rouen: the building which has replaced Shed 11 will become home to France 3 TV at the end of 2018, thus completing the conversion of the Espace des Marégraphes

Full article : Paris Normandie

20 September 2017

The Krane: a coal crane converted by Arcgency into a spa and terrace with views over the port and city of Copenhagen

Full article : Arch Daily (+ images, plans)

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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