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22 October 2018

New York: Brooklyn Navy Yard to become a hub for the new economy

A new 30-year masterplan has been revealed for the 121 hectares of Brooklyn Navy Yard. Conceived by WXY, it includes new public spaces and three buildings to house businesses, especially hi-tech, ship-building or fashion companies, and architects’ or cinema studios. Innovation will also be at the heart of the design of the buildings themselves, with vertical integration in the same building of all a manufacturer’s needs and functions. Farm production will be developed on a roof terrace. 8,500 people are presently working on the site. It is hoped to create 20,000 jobs by 2020 and 30,000 between 2030 and 2040.

Full article : Dezeen (+ images) ; Curbed

22 October 2018

Guangzhou: a cargo berth has become a cruise ship quay. A new passenger terminal has been announced for October 2019

Full article : Cruise Industry News

22 October 2018

Melbourne: a 1948 crane is being restored on the heritage listed Northbank Goods Shed

Full article : Docklands news

22 October 2018

Cadiz: the Port envisages the construction of a hotel with more than 250 rooms on the site of the Ciudad del Mar building, which is to be demolished

Full article : Lavanguardia

17 October 2018

Palma: the winner is announced in the competition for ideas for the redevelopment of the Mollet zone

Port de Balears has awarded first prize to a project by the architects Rabassa y Forteza. The new marine promenade will become an axis to separate vehicles from pedestrians, who will once again have a view over the sea. An existing building may be demolished to combine the site with a planned maritime museum. The arcades at the fishing quay will be integrated into the new building, making a connection with the old ship-building yards.

Full article : Passio per la mar ; Diario de Mallorca

17 October 2018

San Francisco, Pier 70: Gensler has turned a former machine shop for destroyers and submarines into offices

Full article : Dezeen (+ images)

17 October 2018

Lemvig (Denmark): designed by 3XN, the Climatorium will host conferences and exhibits on climate change, but also concerts, etc.

Full article : Bustler (+ images)

15 October 2018

Gdynia: ULI’s recommendations for the Fishing Pier

In February, ULI Europe organised a workshop on the Fishing Pier, part of the Sea City project. The initiative covers a 71 hectare site next to the city centre, which is set to house 8,000 residents and 4,000 new jobs. The report sets out the extent of the challenges involved in the Sea City and Fishing Pier plans. The recommendations focus on the need for an inclusive approach involving all of the stakeholders, as well as the importance of transparency and flexibility, connections with the existing city, and innovative funding arrangements. All of these recommendations are regularly highlighted by AIVP in its experiencing sharing initiatives.

Full article : ULI Advisory Workshop Report

15 October 2018

Tongyeong (South Korea): the winner of the contest to convert a shipyard into a cultural and tourist hub has already been selected

Full article : Contest ; Winner

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Citizen Port

29 August 2018

Build your own model boat and get free admission to Hamburg’s Maritime Museum

Full article: Maritime Museum Hamburg

29 August 2018

The Port of Oakland offers support and adopts a policy for development of local workers

Full article: Maritime Executive

27 August 2018

Vietnam must deal with thousands of containers of waste following China’s decision to halt imports of recyclable waste

The situation is not only causing serious environmental problems, but is also creating congesting in Vietnamese ports which are unable to handle the extra containers. Several terminals are affected, with plastic waste making up 80% of the total. More vigilance should allow abandoned containers and illegal imports to be detected.

Full article :  Vietnamnews

27 August 2018

The Port of San Diego wants to be an example of how micro-networks and solar power can be a reliable alternative energy source.

Full article: https://microgridknowledge.com

27 August 2018

“Follow the container”: an educational activity created by CargoM to teach children about logistics and freight transport.

Full article: Cargo Montreal

27 August 2018

Containers at the terminal arranged to create an amphitheatre for a play organised by Terminal Puerto Arica (Chile).

Full article: Mundomaritimo

20 August 2018

How design can help to boost the cruise industry in port cities.

Full article: Maritime Executive

20 August 2018

The port of Long Beach joins forces with the City to support a public bicycle programme.

Full article: Port of Long Beach

15 August 2018

Lorient: this summer, the port circuits will continue to offer programmes for exploring the port and its different facets

Full article: CCSTI

Enterprise-driver Port

22 October 2018

3D printing, an increasingly important issue for port strategies

For the port of Barcelona, 37% of maritime trade could disappear once this technology reaches full maturity. Ports need to prepare, in order to support their local businesses and meet new requirements for raw materials or exports of locally designed products. The port of Singapore is already looking to use the technology to maintain ships.

Full article: Diario del Puerto / Port Technology

 

22 October 2018

Le Havre: Siemens Gamesa and the Port of Le Havre formally resume plans to develop two wind turbine manufacturing plants.

Full article: L’Energeek

22 October 2018

Chile takes a step towards amending legislation on ports to give cities and citizens a bigger say in their governance.

Full article: Portal Portuario

22 October 2018

Urban logistics: the Fludis barge, a floating river warehouse with electric mobility, starts to take shape.

Full article: NPI

22 October 2018

Esbjerg (Dk): the mayor says City Port cooperation was key to making this port city an energy metropolis

Full article: Offshore Wind

17 October 2018

Lyon: Port Edouard Herriot celebrates its 80th anniversary and positions itself as a key local player in its own right.

Operated by CNR and located in the Gerland district at the heart of the Lyon conurbation, the port naturally generates value for the Rhône corridor and promotes modal shift. As such, it contributes fully to the ambitions of the Port of Marseille, but it also has a role to play in the energy transition and as a partner for certain urban public services. Like many river ports facing pressure due to a lack of available land, there remains a vital need for Port Edouard Herriot to continually strengthen its links with the city and its residents.

Full article: NPI

17 October 2018

To promote City Port mobility, the port of Le Havre signs a deal with Waze to let users track the movements of mobile installations.

Full article: Haropa Port du Havre

17 October 2018

Shenzhen declaration on the digital transformation of ports: Barcelona and a dozen other ports call for interconnected data.

Full article: El Vigia

17 October 2018

Taiwan: by focusing on both tourism and an industrial zone targeted at green industries, the port of Anping has adopted a dual strategy.

Full article: Taiwan International Port Cooperation

17 October 2018

Semi-submersibles mother vessels and barges as an alternative to megaships, an idea revisited by FREBS Marine International

Full article: World Cargo News

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