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
Huelva (Spain): Tinto quay is now an integral part of the riverside promenade
Full article : 20minutos
Vejle (Denmark), waterfront: The Wave, multi-award winning apartment blocks designed by Henning Larsen, are now complete
Full article : Archinect
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)
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
Guayaquil (Ecuador): in 2020, an aerial cableway across the river will improve urban mobility
Full article : Mundo Maritimo
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
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
Oslo: competition for a new cultural center in the Vippetangen waterfront district
Full article : StartforTalents
Unheard-of! an obstacle course to discover the Waalhaven at the Port of Rotterdam
Antwerp: Havencentrum Lillo welcomes more than 2,500 visitors for the 3rd “Flemish Ports Day”
Havencentrum Lillo, an active member of AIVP’s Port Centre Network, has made a significant contribution to the journey of port discoveries offered this year in all Flemish ports. Kris Peeters, Prime Minister of the Flemish Community, Marc Van Peel, president of the Port of Antwerp, and the Flemish Public Works Minister Hilde Crevits, were among those who discovered the different activities available. Crédit Photos: Havencentrum Lillo
10 proposals for integrating ecological prejudice into French law. What will be the impact on port-cities?
Source: Le Monde
The Steering Committee of the Port of Montréal visit Havencentrum Lillo Port Centre at Antwerp
Led by President and CEO Sylvie Vachon, the Montreal delegation met the Anwerp Port Centre Team with their director Philippe Demoulin. The Port is currently debating the opening of a Port Centre at Montreal. AIVP and its Port Centre Network are naturally following this project with great interest, which will be added to the list of other Port Centres currently in gestation: Leghorn (Italy), Le Havre and Dunkirk (France). © Photos Port de Montréal
Port de Montréal
The Port of Vitoria, Brazil, an AIVP member, develops interactivity between city and port
Called “from the City to the Port”, for the past 5 months the programme has offered organised port visits to schoolchildren in the region and anyone else who is interested. A preliminary survey carried out by the port shows that the majority of visitors knew absolutely nothing about everyday port activities.
Source : Port de Vitoria
The “Fair Logistics” Foundation based in Barcelona launches a range of food products produced by a supportive economy
The Foundation, which is known for its commitment to fair trade, also offers services devoted to supportive logistics. Thus it provides maritime logistical support which improves and optimises shipments of food and materials in the context of international development cooperation projects.
Source : Diario del Puerto
Fundación Logística Justa
The port-city of Helsinki beats its own record to receive more than 400,000 cruise ship passengers this season
A multi-support guide for teaching about the sea
Created for use with college and high school students, this teaching material in the form of a book and DVD should aid understanding of the challenges represented by the sea and maritime activities. Among other subjects, the guide contains documents on globalisation, port management and cargo transport, as well as numerous case studies, interactive letters and photographs.
USA: a video cartoon to help get the reform of maritime transport infrastructures passed
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
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
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
The Port of Santander actively involved in creating the “Puerto + Startups” ecosystem to promote innovation and collaboration
Full article: Diario del Puerto
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
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
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
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.