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22 October 2018

New York: Brooklyn Navy Yard to become a hub for the new economy

A new 30-year masterplan has been revealed for the 121 hectares of Brooklyn Navy Yard. Conceived by WXY, it includes new public spaces and three buildings to house businesses, especially hi-tech, ship-building or fashion companies, and architects’ or cinema studios. Innovation will also be at the heart of the design of the buildings themselves, with vertical integration in the same building of all a manufacturer’s needs and functions. Farm production will be developed on a roof terrace. 8,500 people are presently working on the site. It is hoped to create 20,000 jobs by 2020 and 30,000 between 2030 and 2040.

Full article : Dezeen (+ images) ; Curbed

22 October 2018

Guangzhou: a cargo berth has become a cruise ship quay. A new passenger terminal has been announced for October 2019

Full article : Cruise Industry News

22 October 2018

Melbourne: a 1948 crane is being restored on the heritage listed Northbank Goods Shed

Full article : Docklands news

22 October 2018

Cadiz: the Port envisages the construction of a hotel with more than 250 rooms on the site of the Ciudad del Mar building, which is to be demolished

Full article : Lavanguardia

17 October 2018

Palma: the winner is announced in the competition for ideas for the redevelopment of the Mollet zone

Port de Balears has awarded first prize to a project by the architects Rabassa y Forteza. The new marine promenade will become an axis to separate vehicles from pedestrians, who will once again have a view over the sea. An existing building may be demolished to combine the site with a planned maritime museum. The arcades at the fishing quay will be integrated into the new building, making a connection with the old ship-building yards.

Full article : Passio per la mar ; Diario de Mallorca

17 October 2018

San Francisco, Pier 70: Gensler has turned a former machine shop for destroyers and submarines into offices

Full article : Dezeen (+ images)

17 October 2018

Lemvig (Denmark): designed by 3XN, the Climatorium will host conferences and exhibits on climate change, but also concerts, etc.

Full article : Bustler (+ images)

15 October 2018

Gdynia: ULI’s recommendations for the Fishing Pier

In February, ULI Europe organised a workshop on the Fishing Pier, part of the Sea City project. The initiative covers a 71 hectare site next to the city centre, which is set to house 8,000 residents and 4,000 new jobs. The report sets out the extent of the challenges involved in the Sea City and Fishing Pier plans. The recommendations focus on the need for an inclusive approach involving all of the stakeholders, as well as the importance of transparency and flexibility, connections with the existing city, and innovative funding arrangements. All of these recommendations are regularly highlighted by AIVP in its experiencing sharing initiatives.

Full article : ULI Advisory Workshop Report

15 October 2018

Tongyeong (South Korea): the winner of the contest to convert a shipyard into a cultural and tourist hub has already been selected

Full article : Contest ; Winner

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Citizen Port

13 May 2014

Containers to transport something other than cargo: the Port of Seattle innovates in how it handles run-off water

Full article : Seattle News – king5.com

13 May 2014

Leghorn will celebrate European Maritime Day with a series of events, including the signature of the Missions Charter of a Port Centre

Full article: infomare.it

12 May 2014

Rotterdam: 100 “electronic noses” in the port have led to a reduction in the impact on the urban environment

Full article : changeyourperspective.com

9 May 2014

Sao Sebastiao (Brazil): green light for port extension and multiple actions to reduce the environmental impact

Full article : jornaldaorla.com.br

6 May 2014

The Port of Los Angeles assigns US$1M of subsidies to actions supporting civil society and the LA Waterfront

Full article: Port of Los Angeles

6 May 2014

The Port of Algeciras launches the second year of its “Know your port” boat trips programme

Full article:  Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahía de Algeciras (APBA)

24 April 2014

As from early 2015, two-week cruises will offer travel to the south-west Indian Ocean, sailing from Ville du Port

Full article: Mer et Marine

18 April 2014

Jean-Claude Juncker, candidate for President of the European Commission, visits the Lillo Port Centre at Antwerp


Full article: portcenternetwork.org –  nieuwsblad.be

Enterprise-driver Port

22 October 2018

Le Havre: Siemens Gamesa and the Port of Le Havre formally resume plans to develop two wind turbine manufacturing plants.

Full article: L’Energeek

22 October 2018

Chile takes a step towards amending legislation on ports to give cities and citizens a bigger say in their governance.

Full article: Portal Portuario

22 October 2018

Urban logistics: the Fludis barge, a floating river warehouse with electric mobility, starts to take shape.

Full article: NPI

22 October 2018

Esbjerg (Dk): the mayor says City Port cooperation was key to making this port city an energy metropolis

Full article: Offshore Wind

17 October 2018

Lyon: Port Edouard Herriot celebrates its 80th anniversary and positions itself as a key local player in its own right.

Operated by CNR and located in the Gerland district at the heart of the Lyon conurbation, the port naturally generates value for the Rhône corridor and promotes modal shift. As such, it contributes fully to the ambitions of the Port of Marseille, but it also has a role to play in the energy transition and as a partner for certain urban public services. Like many river ports facing pressure due to a lack of available land, there remains a vital need for Port Edouard Herriot to continually strengthen its links with the city and its residents.

Full article: NPI

17 October 2018

To promote City Port mobility, the port of Le Havre signs a deal with Waze to let users track the movements of mobile installations.

Full article: Haropa Port du Havre

17 October 2018

Shenzhen declaration on the digital transformation of ports: Barcelona and a dozen other ports call for interconnected data.

Full article: El Vigia

17 October 2018

Taiwan: by focusing on both tourism and an industrial zone targeted at green industries, the port of Anping has adopted a dual strategy.

Full article: Taiwan International Port Cooperation

17 October 2018

Semi-submersibles mother vessels and barges as an alternative to megaships, an idea revisited by FREBS Marine International

Full article: World Cargo News

17 October 2018

Canarian ports will reinforce their cooperation and build bridges to propose a joint offer against competition

Full article: El Vigia

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