Galway (Ireland): barges could house up a student city for 400 students in the port
Full article : Connacht Tribune
Seville: an agreement paves the way for relocation of hydrocarbons and development of a leisure area in this port sector
Full article : 20 minutos
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)
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
Rostock: a new multimedia maritime museum to open in 2025
Full article : Ostsee Zeitung
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.
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
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)
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.
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
The port and University of Huelva join forces to promote innovation and employment
Full article: http://elvigia.com
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
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.
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
An environmental initiative between four global port operators to encourage 7,500 port workers to adopt green practices.
Full article: http://www.handyshippingguide.com
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
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
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
McKinsey’s 50-year vision for container transport: growth, gigantism, concentration, digitalisation. Is this credible?
Full article: McKinsey&Company
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
Logistics: automation requires new professional profiles even if 80% of tasks are still being done manually.
Full article: El Vigia
World Innovation: CMA CGM is the first shipping company to choose LNG for its biggest ships of 22.000 TEUs
Full article: CMA CGM
Dublin and Brexit: if full customs procedures are re-established, the port may suffer considerable congestion
Full article: Splash 24/7
Maritime geopolitics: COSCO takes a stand in Antwerp, completing Chinese port investment in Europe.
Full article: Journal of Commerce
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
Horsens (DK): increasing urban constraints could slow down port activity
Full article: Maritime Denmark