Urban Port

22 May 2019

Dubai: Emaar Properties unveils “The Dubai Mall by the Sea”

The $6.8 billion project includes residential units, a 430 berth marina capable of accommodating the world’s biggest yachts, along with retail spaces, restaurants and leisure facilities. It will be developed near Mina Rashid, where the Queen Elisabeth II is moored, having been turned into a hotel. The project will also improve the facilities available to cruise passengers arriving at the Hamdan bin Mohammed cruise terminal, which officially opened in 2014.

Full article : Transport & Logistic (+ video)

22 May 2019

The Port of Almeria (Spain) invites tenders for phase 2 of the programme to turn Cable Ingles into a promenade

Full article : Noticias de Almeria

22 May 2019

“Memory of Water”: a project to assess artists’ impact on the re-use of waterfront heritage in six cities

Full article : Intercult ; Memory of water

22 May 2019

Waterfront de Miami : la Royal Carribean aura bientôt son nouveau siège dans un bâtiment de dix étages évoquant un navire de croisière

Full article : Cerodosbe

20 May 2019

Barcelona: another step forward for Port Vell

Thirty years after the Special Plan for Port Vell was approved, the Gerencia Urbanística Port Vell is launching new projects in anticipation of future requirements. New spaces for leisure activities, culture, research and innovation will be created for the public. Examples include the development of the Hermitage Museum, reported in one of our recent newsletters, and a new Port Center at the former Port Authority headquarters.

Full article : El Diario ; El Periodico

20 May 2019

The Bellingham waterfront could host a new “food campus” for the local food industry

Full article : Bellingham Herald

15 May 2019

Melbourne: parks and public spaces for the Southbank

The project concerns the Southbank arts precinct and the 18,000 m2 of public spaces redeveloped there. The team selected after a tender process includes two landscape architecture professors from the University of Sheffield, and architecture firm Hassell. The project includes plans for raised parks, gardens and pedestrian areas.

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15 May 2019

The Port of Hualien (Taiwan) redraws its boundaries to better meet the needs of its customers and rationalise the interface with the City. The amount of space managed directly by the port will be reduced.

Full article : Taïwan International Ports Corporation, Ltd


Citizen Port

30 January 2015

The Port of Long Beach celebrates 10th anniversary of its environmental policy

Full article : Port of Long Beach

27 January 2015

Lisbon: more than 500,000 cruise passengers in 2014, 319 stopovers: the port takes advantage of its title as best European cruise port.

Full article: Cargo News

26 January 2015

Port of Cork invests over 1.5 Million Euros in upgrading Cobh Cruise Terminal

Full article: Port of Cork

23 January 2015

Project to boost river cruises between Rosario, Asunción and Montevideo

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23 January 2015

New technology developed by TBA with Oculus Rift for a virtual tour of a container terminal

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23 January 2015

The Port of Quebec to put in place a new environmental assessment procedure

Full article: Port de Quebec

23 January 2015

Tribunal reverses prohibition on large cruise ships in Venice

©Photo AIVPThe regional administrative tribunal of Venice has overturned the decision of the Harbour Master of the Port of Venice to prohibit the entry of passenger ships of more than 96,000 tonnes. The decision highlights insufficient investigation and an absence of assessment of public and private interests. The Italian Transport Ministry can appeal against the tribunal’s decision.
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23 January 2015

Bremerhaven: a viewpoint on the offshore wind industry opens to the public

©Photo bremerhaven.deThe platform faces the ABC Offshore Terminal. It allows the visitor to directly observe operations linked to the industry and to gain additional knowledge through educational displays and regularly updated audio-visual material. This platform has become reality thanks to the joint financing of public and private stakeholders.
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16 January 2015

Board of the Port of Santos defines the port-city relationship as one of its priorities for 2015

santos_terminaux a grain_gm_janiver2015A working group will study issues linked to environmental impacts for the population living close to the bulk carrier terminals. It will also look at questions of planning and port-city zoning.

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Enterprise-driver Port

20 May 2019

Antwerp: the planned extension of the container terminals on the south bank will spare the village of Doel, as demanded by local communities.

Full article: Flows

20 May 2019

Bordeaux: elected representatives unanimously agree to develop freight on the Garonne, but so far there is little in the way of practical measures planned.

Full article: 20 minutes Bordeaux

20 May 2019

Tema, Ghana: some traditional port stakeholders are concerned about the impact plans to expand the port could have on their business and jobs.

Full article: Ghana Web

20 May 2019

Energy transition: Nantes Saint Nazaire Port redoubles its efforts in the area of heat networks and the LNG industry

Full article: Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port

20 May 2019

Urban-port agriculture: the pilot floating farm created in the port of Rotterdam enters its operational phase.

Full article: Designboom

15 May 2019

Cutting CO2 emissions: proposals to limit sailing speeds do not enjoy unanimous support. But could we see the end of just-in-time?

For certain experts, slowing ships too much would make additional vessels necessary, which would wipe out the benefits in terms of CO2 emissions. But given the need to act against climate change, some are suggesting that cities, ports, logistics operators, industry and consumers should be prepared to accept a reasonable increase in delivery times. In which case that additional vessel would simply be unnecessary.

Full article: The Loadstar

15 May 2019

India: the Metropolitan Region of Chennai plans eight freight corridors to ease congestion in the city around the ports of Ennore and Katupalli.

Full article: The New Indian Express

15 May 2019

Croatia: the bankruptcy of the Rijeka and Pula shipyards sees a whole maritime industry disappear with the loss of 1,100 jobs.

Full article: Le Marin

15 May 2019

The Walvis Bar Corridor Group signals its confidence in Namibia’s development as a logistics platform for Southern Africa

Full article: Africa Ports

15 May 2019

The ports of Antwerp, Ghent and Rotterdam take part in the Porthos project to capture 10Mt of CO2 for burial beneath the North Sea.

Full article: The Guardian