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
The City of Liverpool approves plans for a business incubator in the Wirral Waters district
Full article : Wirral Globe
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.
The passenger terminal in Santa Cruz de Tenerife will have spaces open to visitors and city residents
Full article : El Dia
“Tank Shanghai”: a site covering nearly 5 hectares and its oil tanks converted into a park and cultural centre on the edge of the Hanpu River
Full article : Architectural Record (+ images, plan)
The Port of Le Havre CALLS FOR TENDERS for the Citadelle district
The aim is to create a port and urban land development plan for the Citadelle area. The chosen contractor will be required to carry out an exhaustive assessment of the district, create scenarios, put together a guide plan and produce pre-operational studies.
Full article : Ted Europa
Dortmund: following the redevelopment of the southern side of the Speicherstraße, the northern side is now set for a mixed-use district
Full article : Rhur24
Port of Oslo explains in an interview its ambitious plans to become Zero-Emission Port
Full article: World Maritime News
Fremantle port and Notre Dame university sign an agreement to create new study, research and training opportunities for students
Full article: Fremantle Ports
Aportem, the solidarity platform from port of Valencia, offers books and musical instruments to local school
Full article: Aportem
Port Discovery Children’s Museum reopens in Baltimore after renovation
Full article: Baltimore Business Journal
EcoAction Program from the Port of Vancouver offers a discount on port fees to ships that voluntarily meet the environmental best practices
Full article: Port of Vancouver
Port of Inverness launches a public consultation initiative for developing the new Maritime Heritage Trail.
Full article: Inverness Courier
France’s president announces a plan to increase the number and level of French marine protected areas
Full article: Mer et Marine
Port authority of Singapore and Our Singapore Reefs sign an agreement for the next three years to disclose and protect the local biodiversity
Full article: Greenport
The port of New York, on its way to becoming the second most important in the country, presents its 2050 master plan.
Where the previous plan stressed improving sea access, the new one looks to generating profits from these new competitive advantages. This plan concludes two years of discussions with all the stakeholders. Sustainability and resilience are the key, and will require the port to commit to close partnerships with neighbouring communities. The review of concession contracts will follow the same guidelines.
Odessa: the mayor begins a dialogue with the port to regulate truck traffic and create a shared vision for the region.
Full article: L’Observateur
As expected, UNCTAD names a trio of Asian countries as the top three maritime states with the best global connections
Full article: CNUCED / UNCTAD
Lisbon: moves to modernise the Alcantara container terminal in the city centre will promote intermodality and the use of rail transport
Full article: Cargo Revista
Cruise ships: poor return on investment for share-holders, associated with high risk, may encourage companies to change their business model.
Full article: Times Malta
Zadar: to limit impacts on the historical city, the port decides to build a cruise ship terminal away from the centre which will be able to absorb growth in traffic.
Full article: Port Authority Zadar
China: the province of Shandong initiated, in turn, a merger of ports with the takeover of the Weihai Port (45 Mt) by Qingdao.
Full article: Splash 247
Marseille: the biological recycling of industrial CO2 through the capture of fumes by microalgae works!
Full article: Port de Marseille (pdf)