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22 May 2019

Dubai: Emaar Properties unveils “The Dubai Mall by the Sea”

The $6.8 billion project includes residential units, a 430 berth marina capable of accommodating the world’s biggest yachts, along with retail spaces, restaurants and leisure facilities. It will be developed near Mina Rashid, where the Queen Elisabeth II is moored, having been turned into a hotel. The project will also improve the facilities available to cruise passengers arriving at the Hamdan bin Mohammed cruise terminal, which officially opened in 2014.

Full article : Transport & Logistic (+ video)

22 May 2019

The Port of Almeria (Spain) invites tenders for phase 2 of the programme to turn Cable Ingles into a promenade

Full article : Noticias de Almeria

22 May 2019

“Memory of Water”: a project to assess artists’ impact on the re-use of waterfront heritage in six cities

Full article : Intercult ; Memory of water

22 May 2019

Waterfront de Miami : la Royal Carribean aura bientôt son nouveau siège dans un bâtiment de dix étages évoquant un navire de croisière

Full article : Cerodosbe

20 May 2019

Barcelona: another step forward for Port Vell

Thirty years after the Special Plan for Port Vell was approved, the Gerencia Urbanística Port Vell is launching new projects in anticipation of future requirements. New spaces for leisure activities, culture, research and innovation will be created for the public. Examples include the development of the Hermitage Museum, reported in one of our recent newsletters, and a new Port Center at the former Port Authority headquarters.

Full article : El Diario ; El Periodico

20 May 2019

The Bellingham waterfront could host a new “food campus” for the local food industry

Full article : Bellingham Herald

15 May 2019

Melbourne: parks and public spaces for the Southbank

The project concerns the Southbank arts precinct and the 18,000 m2 of public spaces redeveloped there. The team selected after a tender process includes two landscape architecture professors from the University of Sheffield, and architecture firm Hassell. The project includes plans for raised parks, gardens and pedestrian areas.

Full article : Architecture.au

15 May 2019

The Port of Hualien (Taiwan) redraws its boundaries to better meet the needs of its customers and rationalise the interface with the City. The amount of space managed directly by the port will be reduced.

Full article : Taïwan International Ports Corporation, Ltd

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Citizen Port

27 March 2019

IMO kicks off first global project to address biofouling and protect marinebiodiversity

Full article: IMO

27 March 2019

Puerto Angamos (Ch) supports a new vocational training center for higher educational degrees in Mejillones

Full article: Portal Portuario / Campus IFG

25 March 2019

The Port of Trieste (AIVP member) celebrates its 300 Anniversary with a rich program of cultural events

Created in 1719, the port of Trieste presented a program starting on March 18th and extending until the end of the year., including conferences, concerts, exhibitions and open doors days.

Full article : 300 Port of Trieste, Agenda ; Il Messaggero ; Informazioni marittime ; Comune di Trieste

25 March 2019

Port of Gdansk bets on Human capital development. The port authority signed an agreement to transforms former port warehouses into educational and training facilities, including start-up incubator

Full article : Port News

25 March 2019

Port of San Antonio cleans a broader coastal territory, contributing to environmental protection area

Full article : Portal portuario

25 March 2019

Cruise company Hurtigruten teams with NGO EAT Foundation to improve their food chain sustainability, to reduce food waste and healthier menus

Full article : Cruise Industry News

20 March 2019

Improvements in SHIP information centre in Ijmuiden sea lock complex.

SHIP, a similar structure to AIVP’s port centers, is now more reachable thanks to a new boat connection. The center has also improved the Technolab for youngsters with three new workshops. SHIP also hosts now a temporary exhibition of artist Thijs Zwart.

Full article: Port of Amsterdam / SHIP

20 March 2019

New partnership between the ports of Douala and Bordeaux to learn in particular about port-city relationship

Full article : Afrik.com

20 March 2019

Inscriptions open for the bike race around the waterfront of Strasbourg, organized by the port

Full article : Stras’N’Bike

Enterprise-driver Port

22 May 2019

With its inland waterways master plan, Germany is looking to increase river transport’s market share to 15% by 2030.

Measures to be improve infrastructures, thereby helping to reduce the increasingly frequent periods of low water levels, and moves to bring the fleet into line with environmental standards, will be two key planks of the plan. Certain public procedures will also be simplified to ensure decisions can be implemented more speedily. A total of 80 measures have been announced.

Full article : NPI / BMVI / Report

22 May 2019

Jobs and logistics: despite eliminating low-skilled jobs, automation will also drive an active search for new talents.

Full article: El Mercantil

22 May 2019

Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Macao: a vast development plan for the bay will aim to strengthen links between City, Port and Territory

Full article: China Daily

20 May 2019

Antwerp: the planned extension of the container terminals on the south bank will spare the village of Doel, as demanded by local communities.

Full article: Flows

20 May 2019

Bordeaux: elected representatives unanimously agree to develop freight on the Garonne, but so far there is little in the way of practical measures planned.

Full article: 20 minutes Bordeaux

20 May 2019

Tema, Ghana: some traditional port stakeholders are concerned about the impact plans to expand the port could have on their business and jobs.

Full article: Ghana Web

20 May 2019

Energy transition: Nantes Saint Nazaire Port redoubles its efforts in the area of heat networks and the LNG industry

Full article: Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port

20 May 2019

Urban-port agriculture: the pilot floating farm created in the port of Rotterdam enters its operational phase.

Full article: Designboom

15 May 2019

Cutting CO2 emissions: proposals to limit sailing speeds do not enjoy unanimous support. But could we see the end of just-in-time?

For certain experts, slowing ships too much would make additional vessels necessary, which would wipe out the benefits in terms of CO2 emissions. But given the need to act against climate change, some are suggesting that cities, ports, logistics operators, industry and consumers should be prepared to accept a reasonable increase in delivery times. In which case that additional vessel would simply be unnecessary.

Full article: The Loadstar

15 May 2019

India: the Metropolitan Region of Chennai plans eight freight corridors to ease congestion in the city around the ports of Ennore and Katupalli.

Full article: The New Indian Express

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