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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.

Full article : Architecture.au

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

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Citizen Port

16 January 2015

Port of Long Beach encourages the shipping sector to take part in pollution tests to promote greener technologies

Full article: Port of Long Beach

16 January 2015

Dover: Promotion of environment week to raise port employees’ awareness of better waste management and reduction

Full article: doverport.co.ukfathom-ctech

16 January 2015

The Port of Tarragona is betting on transparency with its Open Data smart platform, intended for the use of citizens and the port community

Full article: porttarragona.cat

16 January 2015

Port of Ghent, official sponsor of the Festival of Light

ghent light festival gmjanvier2015For four days at the end of this month, the port city of Ghent offers a display of works of art using light, created by international artists. The port authority, now a full partner in the display, is demonstrating its commitment to supporting culture in the city. The port has been working for several years on active steps to achieve integration with society, opening its Visitor Centre in 2013.

Full article: Port of GhentLight Festival Ghentvisitgent.be

16 January 2015

First sea-borne cookery school on P&O’s cruise ship Britannia

Full article: cruiseindustrynews.com

9 January 2015

Hamburg brings in a residential barge for immigrants

hamburg-barge-migrants-mg-janvier2015The barge was brought by river from Rotterdam in December and is now moored in the Harburger Binnenhafen. It contains several living modules, and will be furnished to house up to 224 immigrants.

Full article: radiohamburg.de

©Foto: TV News Kontor

9 January 2015

Project for a green ferry between Tallinn and Helsinki

Full article: marinelog.com

9 January 2015

Port of Pasajes: the arrival of a ship represents 84 jobs for the port city

Full article: diariodelpuerto.com

9 January 2015

Drastic reduction of pollutant emissions in the Port of Oakland

Full article: Greenport

9 January 2015

Businesses must respect the environmental charter introduced by the Port of Corunna

Full article: laopinioncoruna.es

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

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