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16 January 2019

Milwaukee (United States): new access to the water

The City wants to create a park and extend Riverwalk, a promenade running along the edge of the river in the interior port. The project will include provision for interactions with the existing industrial or port activities, and is part of a wider programme for the Harbor District.

Full article : Urban Milwaukee

16 January 2019

Huelva (Spain): Tinto quay is now an integral part of the riverside promenade

Full article : 20minutos

16 January 2019

Vejle (Denmark), waterfront: The Wave, multi-award winning apartment blocks designed by Henning Larsen, are now complete

Full article : Archinect

16 January 2019

Budapest (Hungary): Snohetta selected for a project to provide accommodation for up to 12,000 students on a 135 hectare riverside site

Full article : Design boom (+ images)

14 January 2019

New York (United States): Brooklyn Navy Yard looking for a developer

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp oversaw the radical transformation of the yard which is now home to an industrial campus, film studios, and soon a food manufacturing centre. A call for tenders has been made for a final quay damaged six years ago by Hurricane Sandy. The aim is to maintain maritime activities in the area in conjunction with the ship repair activities already present.

Full article : Crain’s New York Business

14 January 2019

Guayaquil (Ecuador): in 2020, an aerial cableway across the river will improve urban mobility

Full article : Mundo Maritimo

14 January 2019

Cadiz (Spain): Puertos del Estado grants the port permission to sell more than 11 hectares of the Port of Santa Maria for urban development

Full article : El Vigia

9 January 2019

Singapore: redevelopment for Tanjong Pagar after the port moves

The relocation of port activities to Tuas will free up several thousand hectares of land in the southern waterfront district after 2027. The government wants to turn the area into a mixed-use zone combining high-quality housing and facilities to create an international tourist destination.

Full article : The Online Citizen

9 January 2019

Oslo: competition for a new cultural center in the Vippetangen waterfront district

Full article : StartforTalents

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Citizen Port

25 March 2014

The Port of Bahia Blanca becomes a strategic partner of the FISA show

Fisa, a major festive event involving economic, institutional and social players, now has a new partner, the Port of Bahia Blanca. Through this partnership, the port hopes to contribute more to renewed and innovative port-city integration.
Full article: Puerto de Bahía Blanca

25 March 2014

At Seatrade Miami 2014, Spanish ports present a strongly positive balance for cruise ships


Full article: Puertos del Estado

25 March 2014

The port cities of Montreal and Quebec invest in shore power for cruise ships

Full article: cruiseindustrynews.com

25 March 2014

The Port of Sines (Portugal) launches its “Essay Award 2014” for essays on port economy, management and history

Full article: Port of Sines

10 March 2014

Antofagasta (Chile): the port festival attracts over 150,000 people and reinforces city-port links


Full article: anfport.cl

10 March 2014

Antwerp: first public consultation in the framework of the 3rd Sustainable Development Report to be published in October 2015


Full article: Port of Antwerp

10 March 2014

Spain: The port workers’ union launches the 5th version of the Photography Contest centred on port activities


Full article: coordinadora.org

10 March 2014

Dover: the Port and the community rub elbows at a get-to-know-each-other meeting

Inaugurated in September 2013, the Port & Community Forum (PCF) is presided by the Chairman of the Dover Society and an elected representative of the community. The Port is giving all its support to this forum, which is intended to be fully transparent and independent.
Full article: Port of Dover 12

10 March 2014

Port Saint John (Canada): The Port goes back to school

Jointly with local community organizations, the Port has established a number of teaching programmes centred on port activities, trade, the cruise ship sector, and dredging. The project aims to interest young people in their port, and organizes site visits aimed at arousing new vocations.
Full Article : Port of Saint Johnportcitysj.com

Enterprise-driver Port

16 January 2019

A Space X rocket has returned for the first time to the Port of Los Angeles, to be reconfigured at a dedicated logistics base.

Full article: Port Technology

16 January 2019

Antwerp: INEOS invests 3 billion euros, confirming the port’s status as the European leader in the chemical sector, generating 400 direct and 2,000 indirect jobs

Full article: Port of Antwerp

16 January 2019

Singapore: the maritime economy accounts for 7% of the state’s GDP, with container traffic up by 8M in 2018 to 36.6 TEUs

Full article: Port Technology

16 January 2019

Morocco will invest 285 million euros in its ports between now and 2012, and will launch the Port Competitiveness Observatory in 2019

Full article: ANP / El Vigia

16 January 2019

The Port of Santander actively involved in creating the “Puerto + Startups” ecosystem to promote innovation and collaboration

Full article: Diario del Puerto

14 January 2019

Port and circular economy: growing potential, particularly for ports attached to large urban centres

In this article, the authors and researchers provide an overview of the potential of this new economic concept, which aims to re-use, recycle or re-manufacture. Numerous examples from the Netherlands highlight four priorities: preparing for a reduction in raw materials shipped, attracting new logistics and industrial activities, developing genuine clusters, and pooling energy flows.

Full article: Port Economics

14 January 2019

The Mayors of Valencia and Sagunto keen for dialogue with the port in the interests of their joint City Port territory.

Full article: Diario del Puerto

14 January 2019

The Mayor of Iquique hails an agreement between Brazil and Chile on a bio-ocean corridor that will strengthen the ports of northern Chile.

Full article: Portal Portuario

9 January 2019

Whether vertical or horizontal, port cooperation remains a key priority

Many ports are currently looking at establishing closer ties with operators in their hinterlands, in some cases even developing their own terminals there or seeking cooperation with neighbouring or complementary ports. Joost Hintjens of Antwerp University proposes an academic approach to these strategies, while on the ground the likes of Barcelona and Tarragona are working together.

Full article: Port Technology / Diario del Puerto

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