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21 August 2019

Amsterdam: what strategy for Haven-Stad?

The City of Amsterdam wants to turn the 650 hectare Docklands site into a sustainable mixed-use district, capable of accommodating some 70,000 homes and generating 58,000 jobs. Last February, it called in experts from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to assess the opportunities and risks of the vast project. In its report, the ULI recommends accelerating the project, engaging investors, and also sharing the risks by setting up a public/private development company involving all of the stakeholders concerned.

Full article : UrbanLand ; ULI full report

21 August 2019

Barcelona: the Generalitat de Catalunya gives the green light for the Hermitage Museum in the port

Full article : Catalunyapress

21 August 2019

Rostock: invitation to tender for a mobile ISPS dam combining safety, aesthetic appeal and flexible use of space

Full article : Ted Europa ; Tender

21 August 2019

Durban: four derelict buildings demolished to make way for new developments at the Point Waterfront project site

Full article : Moneyweb

19 August 2019

The Port of Seville invites firms TO BID FOR a contract to design a new urban-port district

The winning contractor will be required to draw up a master plan to integrate port activities into the urban environment. The main objectives of the project are to develop cruise business, cultural, leisure and commercial activities, and to host innovative firms at Tablada dock and the adjacent district. The chosen contractor will also need to preserve and showcase the local port and industrial heritage, and propose an inclusive approach.

Full article : Puerto de Sevilla

 

19 August 2019

The City of Liverpool approves plans for a business incubator in the Wirral Waters district

Full article : Wirral Globe

12 August 2019

Baltimore: West 8 chosen for the Middle Branch Waterfront

The project will create over 11 miles of park and a network of promenades for the local community. There will also be a bridge to Port Covington, a district in the south of Baltimore where other regeneration projects are also in progress.

Full article : SouthBaltimore (+ images, videos) ; ArchDaily (+images) ; Video : West8 presentation

12 August 2019

The passenger terminal in Santa Cruz de Tenerife will have spaces open to visitors and city residents

Full article : El Dia

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Citizen Port

12 August 2019

The port of Le Havre is studying the different options to electrify its quays to guarantee that it will use green energy and actively reduce pollution

Full article: Pais-Normandie

12 August 2019

Jaffa port expansion will include Eco Wave Power system generating green energy from the waves movement

Full article: Eco Wave Power, New Atlas

5 August 2019

Venice Port Authority invites other European port authorities to create a forum and find a new approach to sustainable cruises that it is compatible with port cities.

This initiative is a reaction to incidents occurred in the past month in Venice. The main issues to be discussed include the environemntal and economic impact of cruises, and the ever increasing size of the vessels. Mr. Musolino explains in the letter that coordinated action between ports is the only way to find a sustainable solution. The AIVP fully shares the concerns of President Pino Musolino and supports this initiative to which the AIVP proposes to closely associate the municipal authorities. In 2015 the AIVP Days in Málaga focused on megaships, including the cruise vessels. You can read the conclusions of the meeting here.

Full article: Port of Venice, The Guardian

5 August 2019

Port of Lisbon organizes visits to the historical terminal of Alcântara and Rocha Conde d’Obidos to see the famous murals from Almada Negreiros

Full article: Revista Cargo

5 August 2019

Port of Bahía Blanca, in Argentina, launches a series of 6 modules with educational material to help primary school teachers to explain the port city history, complementing the site visits

Full article: Puerto de Bahía Blanca

5 August 2019

Puerto Arica Terminal launches a new edition of their scholarship program destined to 20 Peruvian and Bolivian university students, in the fields of logistics, engineering and commerce.

Full article: Portal Portuario

5 August 2019

Port of Seville will have an innovation center, developed in cooperation with the university. It will be an investment of € 21 million, complemented by a university chair on the port and a business incubator

Full article: ABC

29 July 2019

The port of Talcahuano welcomes the children of the port employees in their facilities to explain the operation of the port and the work of their parents. This initiative is part of the program “Puerto Educa (Port Educates)”

Full article: Portal Portuario

29 July 2019

Port of Manzanillo (México) will open the cruise pier for the locals for artistic and leisure activities

Full article: Portal Portuario

29 July 2019

Port of Marseille will invest 20 mill. € to extend shoreside electrification with the aim of reducing air pollution

Full article: Gomet, Cruise and Ferry

Enterprise-driver Port

21 August 2019

The Port of Lisbon presents its study of navigability on the Tagus estuary, essential to the competitiveness of the City Port territory

Full article: Cargo Revista / Porto de Lisboa

21 August 2019

Helsinki: 5G to be deployed in autumn 2019 for the benefit of the 7 million passengers using West Terminal 2

Full article: Port of Helsinki

21 August 2019

Madagascar: to promote development in the south of the country, the government is planning transport corridors for goods leaving the ports of Tuléar and Ehoala

Full article: Ecofin

21 August 2019

Hydrogen Industry: liquefaction plant developed at Port Hasting (Australia), prospective study published in Rotterdam.

Full article: HESC / Le MarinPort of Rotterdam

21 August 2019

Greener shipping: nine French shipping lines adopt commitments above and beyond their regulatory obligations

Full article: Le Marin

19 August 2019

Kribi: City-Port agreement for territorial development balanced between economic, environmental and social priorities.

The framework cooperation agreement aims to achieve harmony between City and Port, as the new port of Kribi grows in stature. The quest to reconcile port and urban strategies needs to promote the local territory as a port conurbation, and a Socio-Economic Support Programme for the Kribi area (PASEK) will soon be created to this end.

Full article: Afrik Info

19 August 2019

The Port of Gdynia becomes the nerve centre for the development of offshore wind power in Poland, with target of 6 GW of capacity by 2030.

Full article: World Energy Trade

19 August 2019

Port of Lyon: container installations modernised, renewable energies dock opened, and new logistics hotels developed

Full article: L’Antenne / Les Echos

19 August 2019

Odessa: City-Port land issues surround road access to terminals at Ukraine’s main port.

Full article: usionline

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