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17 April 2019

Saint-Nazaire (France): plans for the pumping station unveiled

The Port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire, the City and Agglomeration of Saint-Nazaire, and the ADDRN, have selected the project designed by Barré-Lambot and B2A for this iconic site located in the outer harbor area of Saint-Nazaire. It will host a brewery, a bar-restaurant and conference spaces. A six-storey luxury hotel will be built nearby, offering superb views from its roof terrace.

Full article : Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port ; Actu (+ images) ; Ville de Saint-Nazaire (+ images)

17 April 2019

Melbourne: an area of the Docklands could be turned into a biodiversity hotspot

Full article : Docklands news

17 April 2019

The port of Papeete has begun on work to develop public spaces and two maritime-themed buildings on the waterfront

Full article : TNTV

17 April 2019

San Diego (USA): after failing to find a viable operator, the City hands the Port responsibility for running the National City Aquatic Center

Full article : San Diego Union-Tribune

15 April 2019

Seattle (USA): invitation to tender for a new cruise terminal on the site of terminal 46

The project will need to address the port’s key requirements for cruise activity, which include not just functionality, but also integrating the facility with adjacent districts, mitigating environmental impacts, generating economic and cultural benefits for the community, especially regional tribes, minorities, women, etc.

Full article : Port of Seattle ; RFQ

15 April 2019

The President of the Port of Motril (Spain) wants to reorganise the port spaces to promote better City-Port integration

Full article : Ideal

15 April 2019

Yokohama (Japan): plans for an aerial tramway over the Minato Mirai 21 waterfront district, in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics

Full article : Asahi

15 April 2019

Greenock (UK): plans for a cruise terminal that will also include a visitor centre, art gallery and restaurant

Full article : Greenock Telegraph

10 April 2019

Istanbul, Galataport: modern art museum and innovative cruise terminal

Currently under construction, the Renzo Piano-designed museum will be one of the centerpieces of Galataport, a redevelopment of 1.2 km of waterfront, the masterplan for which was created by Dror+Gensler. It also includes a ground-breaking cruise terminal, with a system of hydraulic gangways, designed with BEA, which can be stowed in the basement when not in use, freeing up space for the promenade.

Full article : RenzoPiano Museum ; Word Architecture News ; Cruise and Ferry ; Video Galaport project

 

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Citizen Port

8 April 2019

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) raise awareness to the issue of gender equality in the maritime sector. NPA also expressed its commitment for women welfare.

Full article : Safety4sea

8 April 2019

Brussels PA collaborates with Audi and Recycle Island Foundation to gather the plastic in the harbor and water canals and transform it into furniture

Full article : Audi Media TV (video) ; Automobilwoche

8 April 2019

Cruise terminal of Southampton receives investment for solar power, with the goal of becoming the first carbon neutral cruise terminal of the UK

Full article : Greenport

8 April 2019

The port of Leixões (PT) shows its commitment with citizens’ health, with a program for the World Health Day including sport events, check-ups and massages.

Full article : Revista Cargo

3 April 2019

Oakland Port cuts 45 tons of air pollutants by replacing diesel cranes for hybrid ones.

Full article: Greenport

3 April 2019

Port of Brunsbüttel supports research project Uniport 4.0 in the University of Westküste for port technology and digitalization

Full article: shz.de

3 April 2019

Port of Rotterdam Authority (AIVP member) supports team in circular economy initiative, transforming fishing nets into playground equipment

Full article: Port of Rotterdam

1 April 2019

Port of Authority of Halifax in Canada (HPA – AIVP member) is undertaking a public consultation to co-construct with its citizens the future of the port

The online survey is only the latest step on a broader consultation process started in 2016. The Port of Halifax has since discussed and presented the different options to structure its growth, profiting form the expansions of containerized cargo. In the website created for the online consultation, citizens can get first hand information on the different alternatives and take the survey to express their opinion and preferences. Besides information about the planning alternatives, the website also includes didactic material and port terminology to help locals to understand what is been discussed, so they can give a well educated opinion. AIVP has supported this kind of processes, particularly linked to Port Centers. The case of Halifax resonates with goal 4 of AIVP Agenda 2030: Promoting a renewed governance approach.

Full article : PortCityHfx ; The Chronicle Herald

1 April 2019

Project Neptunes: Major ports work together to assess and mitigate vessels acoustic pollution on port. Results of 2 year program was presented in Rotterdam in March

Full article : Neptunes, Port Rotterdam ; Sustainable World Ports

1 April 2019

Valencia Port invests on wind power to be energy self-sufficient in 2025

Full article : El vigia ; Portal portuario

Enterprise-driver Port

17 April 2019

Los Angeles / San Pedro: Container business growth boosts office real estate needed for support and research services

Full article: GlobeSt

17 April 2019

Perth Fremantle: Port lands available for industry and logistics are scarce and sell quickly

Full article: The Sydney Morning Herald

17 April 2019

Canal Seine Nord Europe: To avoid any delay, the French Government should provide funding soon

Full article: NPI

15 April 2019

More and more ports are looking to kick-start innovation through industrial clusters

There are a host of projects in this area, including PierNext in Barcelona, RDM Campus and MH4 in Rotterdam, the Smart Port City programme in Le Havre, the COVE project in Halifax, and others. For Maurice Jansen, the aim is the same: to orchestrate collaborative innovation and converge financial, social, human and cultural capital.

Full article: Port Strategy

15 April 2019

Artificial power generation islands in the North Sea: projects continue to move forward with a test site potentially to be created within five years

Full article: Recharge Wind

15 April 2019

Green Deliriver: a new river-based urban logistics pilot project in Paris to meet the needs of e-commerce and the construction industry.

Full article: Voxlog

15 April 2019

Study of port governance and the cruise sector: four standard models and an overall trend towards multi-party management of facilities

Full article: Port Economics

10 April 2019

The EIB grants a 90 million euro loan to the Brittany region for the planned renewable marine energy terminal at the port of Brest

Full article: La Tribune

8 April 2019

Future governance of the Antwerp / Zeebrugge port complex: all options still open for finding the right balance

Full article: Flows

8 April 2019

Thessaloniki: for the port’s CEO, the relationship between City and Port is now a success, especially in terms of culture

Full article : ESPO

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