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17 December 2018

Climate change: new architecture on the water?

The succession of extreme phenomena, floods, predicted sea level rises, the need to evaluate urban areas under threat, and the financial costs, are all incentives for short-term strategies. Yet long-term strategies are needed too. Highlighting plans created by the firm Waterstudio as an example, this series of articles presents water-based architecture as an opportunity to rethink urban design, making it not just more flexible and resilient but accessible to all, regardless of income.

Full article : Forbes, Part1 ; Forbes, Part2Forbes, Part3

17 December 2018

Port of Dunkirk: the Good Environmental and Landscaping Practices Guide now available online

Full article : Guide of Agur ; synthesis
See also the AIVP Interview “Port of Dunkirk: Committed to Integration”

 

17 December 2018

London: a museum and a research centre, two interconnected sites on Stratford waterfront

Full article : Dezeen (+ images)

17 December 2018

The Port of Galveston signs a MoU with Royal Caribbean for a new cruise terminal that should be operational by 2021

Full article : Port of Galveston

12 December 2018

Toronto: work starts on River Valley

The excavation on a kilometre-long River Valley is an important first stage for the Port Lands project and its huge flood-protection programme. It will allow more than 290 hectares to be built on, creating green spaces and welcoming thousands of inhabitants and new jobs.

Full article : Waterfront Toronto ; Urban Toronto (+ vidéos) ; Port Lands project

12 December 2018

Hong Kong: M+, a visual arts museum by Herzog and de Meuron, should be inaugurated in 2020 as the centrepiece of the West Kowloon cultural district

Full article : Design Boom (+ images, VIDEO)

12 December 2018

Port of AuckLand: after the stadium project, the next proposal is to hold a Grand Prix car rally

Full article : Stuff

12 December 2018

Miami: Virgin Voyages unveils its project for a new cruise terminal planned to open in 2021

Full article : Marine link

10 December 2018

Hobart (Tasmania): what future for the waterfront?

This review of the history of the Hobart waterfront redevelopment recalls how the transformation of the old port gave rise to multiple projects and debates. The same is true of a project proposed this year by Cumulus Studio, including an outdoor swimming-pool, a market and a maritime museum. The most recent project, by landscape architect Michael Haynes, aims to return priority to pedestrians and public spaces.

Full article : ABC ; ArchitectureAU – Cumulus project

10 December 2018

Rotterdam: a spiraling belvedere above a historic warehouse designed by MAD architects

Full article : Design boom

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Citizen Port

12 September 2014

Australia: The Port of Gladstone supports local societal projects

Full article: http://www.gpcl.com.au

12 September 2014

The largest floating dry-dock in North America has arrived in Portland

Full article: http://www.oregonlive.com

8 September 2014

The Port of Hamburg was dipped in blue for a week this summer

Full article: www.hafen-hamburg.de

8 September 2014

The Port of Cork carries out a feasibility study for the construction of a second wharf for cruise ships

Full article: www.cruiseeurope.com

8 September 2014

CCI Nice Côte d’Azur takes the lead in the MERMAID project

mermaid nice_gm_sept2014The object of the MERMAID project is to define the state-of-the-art of environmental performance management systems adopted by city-centre ports. Port authorities need to measure the environmental impact of port activity by optimum analysis of data in situ.Full article: www.riviera-ports.com

8 September 2014

The Port of Ghana and the Dutch government are working together to create a Port Training Institute

Full article: www.ghanaports.gov.gh

2 September 2014

The Port of Long Beach confirms its commitment to small and micro enterprises to stimulate the local economy

Full article: Port of Long beach

2 September 2014

Italy: MSC Cruises introduces remote paediatric medical service on its ships

Full article: guidesulysse.com

2 September 2014

Tallinn: admire the scenery of the port city from a giant balloon located close to the cruise ship terminal at a height of more than 120m

Full article: Port of Tallinn

2 September 2014

How to explain the movement of an item of cargo and make the most of Swedish know-how

goteborg_gm_sept2014A new internet site launched by the Port Authority of Gothenburg shows how Swedish products are exported to different parts of the world. The site pays homage to “Made in Sweden”, and also shows the importance of sea transport, with 30% of the country’s foreign trade passing over the Port of Gothenburg.

Full article: Port of Gothenburg

Enterprise-driver Port

12 December 2018

For UNCTAD, ports are poorly prepared for climate change and its impact on infrastructures and quality of service.

Full article: Port Technology / Port Calls Asia

12 December 2018

Drogheda (Ireland): initial feedback on the new port master plan confirms it as a vital economic asset.

Full article: Afloat

12 December 2018

New Orleans: in collaboration with the city, the port is kick-starting economic development along one of its historic canals.

Full article: Port of New Orleans

10 December 2018

City Port territories move to kick-start the growth of the hydrogen industry and promote the urban integration of maritime activities

As Maersk announces plans to launch carbon-neutral ships by 2030, the engine manufacturer MAN Cryo has unveiled its hydrogen-based solution for short-distance transport. In Auckland, the port plans to build a hydrogen station in 2019 that will eventually serve trucks, trains, ferries and tugboats. In Antwerp, the port has rewarded CMB for its hydrogen-powered shuttle “Hydroville”, intended to transport commuters in the port district.

Full article: Maersk / Hellenic Shipping News / Energy Live News / World Cargo News

10 December 2018

CMA CGM joins the online freight reservation platform Freightos, in a first for a maritime shipper.

Full article: World Cargo News

10 December 2018

Riga: for its development, the port takes inspiration from Rotterdam by looking to create local industrial clusters

Full article: Port of Riga

10 December 2018

Port geopolitics: Singapore protests against plans to expand the Malaysian port of Johor Bahru into its territorial waters

Full article: Jakarta Globe

10 December 2018

Savannah: the port partners a new dry port in Gainesville (capacity of 150,000 TEUs) with a 350 km direct rail link.

Full article: Hellenic Shipping News

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

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