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5 December 2018

Corunna: thousands visit an exhibition on 10 European cities which have converted parts of their port zones

These 10 models give an idea of what could be done at Corunna. All these port cities chose to organise international competitions to give their projects coherence through an overall plan. The solutions adopted vary, depending either on the diversity of the new uses introduced, the type of management adopted, the choice to build emblematic buildings (frequently the case), the uses given to water and the old docks, or the priority given to pedestrian promenades. Visitors were invited to vote for their favourite: Amsterdam was the winner.

Full article : La Voz de Galicia (+ images) + the 10 examples

5 December 2018

Strasbourg: redevelopment of the rue du port du Rhin for a better bridge between the city and the port

Full article : Strasbourg Port

5 December 2018

Adelaide: a historic warehouse will finally be demolished because of its dilapidated state. Others on the same site will be given new uses

Full article : InDaily

5 December 2018

Melbourne: public consultation on plans for a new park at North Wharf in the Docklands

Full article : Participate Melbourne

3 December 2018

Marseille, Euroméditerranée: temporary site occupancy strategy

Euroméditerranée has launched a call for expressions of interest for nine sites yet to be allocated in the port hinterland zone. The aim is to host economic or cultural activities there for between one and five years. The strategy is also intended to enable current and future residents and users to reclaim the site in redevelopment.

Full article : Euroméditerranée ; Move

3 December 2018

Copenhagen, Urban Rigger project: containers transformed into 12 floating student dwellings to be completed by the addition of 60 more in 2019

Full article : IAU ; video

3 December 2018

Port and City of Oakland: consultation to reduce the impact of trucks on residential zones closest to the port

Full article : Port news

3 December 2018

Edinburgh: 388 new homes, including social housing units, and offices on an area of disused waterfront land in Leith

Full article : ScottishConstructionNow

28 November 2018

Limerick: real estate firm Savills Ireland chosen for Docklands redevelopment

The aim for Shannon Foynes Port Company is to transform the 45.5 hectare site into an economic hub for the city and region. Savills will be required to put forward proposals for converting the disused land and buildings, while ensuring Ted Russell Docks’ viability as an active port.

Full article : Limerick Leader

28 November 2018

Seattle: $438 million for the waterfront redevelopment, including plans to modernise the congress centre and add a fourth cruise terminal

Full article : Kiro7 (+ video)

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Citizen Port

16 October 2014

Carnival se alía con el mayor astillero chino para hacer frente al auge del sector de los cruceros y construir buques en China

Full article: Carnival Corporation

14 October 2014

Port of Long Beach succeeds in reducing atmospheric pollution, cutting diesel particulates by 81% since 2005.

Full article: Port of Long Beach

12 October 2014

The Port of Long Beach supports community projects with grants aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Full article: marinelink.com

12 October 2014

France: Secretary of State for Transport, the Sea and Fisheries advocates a maritime policy that invests in education

Full article: developpement-durable.gouv.fr

12 October 2014

This year, the Port of Cork “School” Project focuses on shipping containers and Cork’s connections to world markets

Full article: Port of Cork

12 October 2014

Second French woman to reach the rank of maritime pilot

pilote maritime_gm-octobre-2014It requires 15 years at sea and candidates must be under 35 years of age (40 in overseas territories) to be eligible to pass the pilot exam.  After a process that demands incredible personal commitment, the second French woman to pass the exam will work on the pilotage station of Martinique.  Following her appointment, public authorities hope to encourage more women to enter maritime careers.
Full article: Le Marin

©Photo Simon Lebrun

12 October 2014

Valparaiso: 8th half-marathon in the TPS container terminal

valparaiso-maratonTPS-gm_ocotbre-2014Organised by the TPS terminal, this running race, which has now become a tradition, has attracted more than 4000 runners (3700 registered in 2013). The race, designed for both adults and children, brings them right into the heart of an active port, running amongst the cranes and container cranes.
Full article: mundomaritimo.cl

Photo Gallery of Maraton TPS

10 October 2014

Big international port operators (DP World and HPH Limited) launch “Recycling Begins & Ends with You” campaign

Full article: Hutchison Port Holdings Limited

6 October 2014

First Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) barge arrives in Hamburg

LNG-barge-gm-octobre-2014Built in Slovakia, it has been transported by river to the Port of Hamburg to supply electricity to cruise ships in dock. It is the first barge of its type to be used in Europe designed by Becker Marine Systems in association with the cruise company AIDA. Full article: shipandbunker.com

©Photo LNG Hybrid Barge

Enterprise-driver Port

5 December 2018

Autonomous ships: Wärtsilä has successfully tested a 85-meter long ferry on a route linking various ports and during berthing operations.

Full article: Port Technology

5 December 2018

The complete logistics chain will not be made more efficient without adopting a joint approach between shippers and shipping companies.

Full article : Port Technology

5 December 2018

United Kingdom: an overview of the potential of port-industrial clusters for CO2 capture and storage.

Full article: Gov.uk / Report (pdf)

3 December 2018

Building off of the success from Lagos, Bolloré wants to develop a barge service in Abidjan, between the terminals and the logistics zones

Full article: Jeune Afrique

3 December 2018

Post Brexit: will British freeports enjoy an industrial and economic boom, or will industries be leaving elsewhere in the country?

Full article: Hellenic Shipping News

3 December 2018

The Mauritian government confirms its ambition to convert Port Louis into a regional hub for container traffic

Full article: Ports et Corridors

28 November 2018

The Port of Antwerp and the Belgian development agency Enabel strengthen their cooperation

Their aim is to promote port expertise in the area of sustainability to developing countries, while consolidating overseas growth centres for the national economy. Of the fourteen countries supported by Enabel, thirteen are in Africa. The current close collaboration with Cotonou could provide a platform for the policy.

Full article: Port of Antwerp

28 November 2018

Renault chooses Neoline sailing cargo ships to transport its new vehicles to Saint Pierre et Miquelon from 2021.

Full article: Le Marin

28 November 2018

Close to Felixstowe, the port town of Harwich will host the maintenance platform for the Galloper wind farm, with 120 jobs to be created.

Full article: Greenport

28 November 2018

Nigeria: ports are gradually consolidating industrial and logistics clusters around them, notably in those with free zones.

Full article: Hellenic Shipping News

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