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18 December 2017

Singapore, Pasir Panjang: with port activities to be relocated to Tuas, some 925 hectares will be redeveloped for urban uses

Full article : Straits Times

18 December 2017

Dakla (Morocco): the creation of the deep water port means that old port will be used for recreational sailing and passenger activity

Full article : Aujourd’hui Le Maroc

18 December 2017

Toulon: plans for a dock extension to accommodate cruise ships are abandoned, due to being too close to residential areas

Full article : Econostrum

13 December 2017

Porto Alegre: conversion of the Cais Maua port district set to begin in March 2018

The transformation of the port complex, which stretches for some 3.2 km, should last six years and generate 28,000 direct and indirect jobs. The first phase will involve the restoration of eleven warehouses, the development of ten squares, and the creation of restaurants, retail spaces, and cultural facilities. The following two phases will see a conference centre, hotel and shopping malls developed.

Full article : Portos e navios

13 December 2017

San Diego: the port wins funding for its plans for a promenade for pedestrians and cyclists on Chula Vista Bayfront

Full article : Port of San Diego

13 December 2017

Newcastle (Australia): a new cruise terminal is set to boost the tourist appeal of the city and region

Full article : Cruise Industry News (+video)

11 December 2017

San Francisco: a new lease of life for the naval shipyards

The Port Commission recently approved plans to develop a derelict naval yard at Pier 70. The site could host up to 2150 homes, shops, parks and art studios. Redevelopment of the 263 hectare Mare Island and former US Navy shipyard began around fifteen years ago, based on a master plan designed by Lennar. The latest component of the project, as of 2017, is the opening of a new ferry terminal. The plans include a pro-active environmental approach developed by FivePoint Holdings.

Full article : Hoodline (Pier 70)Bizjournals (Mare Island) ; 4-traders (FivePoint Holdings)

11 December 2017

Brisbane: the State of Queensland approves plans for a cruise terminal designed by Arup and Arkhefield, to be privately funded

Full article : Architecture Australia

11 December 2017

Huelva, Puerto Umbria: EUR 2 million for developments that will boost fishing, tourist and recreational activities.

Full article : 20 minutos

Citizen Port

14 February 2018

Hong Kong: being a leading maritime metropolis still requires a prosperous port

Full article: China Daily

14 February 2018

The wahoo effect plays a role for port employees. We look at the Kalmar example

Full article: Kalmar Global

14 February 2018

Lorient: winter port circuits to learn about the region’s maritime economic identity

Full article: CCSTI

12 February 2018

France: what does the future hold for the sea and the coastline?

The State has set up a participative platform for members of the public to obtain information and submit their views on the future vision proposed for each of the country’s coastlines, in order to ensure the right ecological balance and maximise economic and social benefits from the sea and coast.

Full article: Mer Littoral + Magazine Environnement

12 February 2018

Valparaíso: the port launches the fourth edition of “Vive Muelle Prat”, with festive activities for all the family

Full article: Portal Portuario

12 February 2018

The Port of La Rochelle launches a consultation on its “Port Horizon 2025” development project

Full article: Port of La Rochelle

7 February 2018

Thanks to a long-term societal integration policy, the Dutch people now love the port of Rotterdam!

Full article: Port of Rotterdam

7 February 2018

The ASEAN member nations sign a joint declaration to promote the development of the cruise industry in the region

Full article: www.cruiseindustrynews.com

7 February 2018

A report on maritime growth in the United Kingdom underlines the need for greater engagement with the public and more support for education and training

Full article: Gov.uk

5 February 2018

Liverpool: the public to be invited to contribute to plans for a new ferry on the river Mersey

The passenger service is coming to the end of its life. The Mayor of Liverpool wants the ferry to remain an icon that reflects the city’s identity, and the new service will be a key part of the transport and tourism strategies. The new ferries will need to meet the needs of passengers, while generating additional revenue from the organisation of events and local cruises. Full article: www.liverpoolecho.co.uk

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Enterprise-driver Port

14 February 2018

Smart Port: Hamburg launches a platform to test 5G at an 8,000 hectare area of the port

One of the key aims will be to ensure infrastructures can be used more reliably and securely by boosting real-time management capabilities. The project will see Hamburg become one of the first test sites in Europe to confirm the protocols for 5G applications. Logistics is one of the sectors where the new technology, which combines both terrestrial and mobile network support, could provide much-needed flexibility.

Full article: Port of Hamburg

14 February 2018

By doubling its capacity over the next ten years, the Port of Savannah hopes to reinforce its role as a key economic growth engine for the State of Georgia

Full article: Splash 24/7 / Georgia Ports

14 February 2018

Dubai Ports invests in the development of interior logistics platforms in the Indian provinces of Jammu and Kashmir.

Full article: Business Standard

12 February 2018

The port of Hamilton set to pursue its industrial operations while continuously improving its integration into the urban fabric

For the port’s CEO, this strategy is vital. Space is scarce and redeveloping the port on its current site will be a priority for the local economy, although the strategy must not prevent urban development. Creating more green spaces and landscaping the port, while working in permanent consultation with local residents, is essential.

Full article: CBC

12 February 2018

Modal shift and mobility: Antwerp announces 16 initiatives, including seven projects developed by private operators, each of which will receive 200,000 euros in funding from the port

Full article: Port of Antwerp 1 and 2

12 February 2018

Sydney: maintaining and expanding the Glebe Island terminal in the heart of the city is crucial to the local area

Over the next 30 years, between 6 and 8 Mt of bulk construction materials will pass through the terminal to supply urban building projects! One of those projects will be the Bays Precinct redevelopment designed to kick-start innovation for the maritime industry.

Full article: Port Authority NSWThe Bays Sydney

7 February 2018

Riga: improvements to infrastructures, logistical development, and the environment will be the three key priorities for the 10 year port plan

Full article: The Baltic Course

7 February 2018

Keen not to miss out on the development of offshore wind, New Jersey targets 3.5 GW of capacity by 2030, although no decision has yet been made on the base ports.

Full article: Le Marin

5 February 2018

Climate change, drought: fresh water shortage in Cape Town forces a liner to return to sea

Full article: Ports & Ships

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