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16 January 2019

Milwaukee (United States): new access to the water

The City wants to create a park and extend Riverwalk, a promenade running along the edge of the river in the interior port. The project will include provision for interactions with the existing industrial or port activities, and is part of a wider programme for the Harbor District.

Full article : Urban Milwaukee

16 January 2019

Huelva (Spain): Tinto quay is now an integral part of the riverside promenade

Full article : 20minutos

16 January 2019

Vejle (Denmark), waterfront: The Wave, multi-award winning apartment blocks designed by Henning Larsen, are now complete

Full article : Archinect

16 January 2019

Budapest (Hungary): Snohetta selected for a project to provide accommodation for up to 12,000 students on a 135 hectare riverside site

Full article : Design boom (+ images)

14 January 2019

New York (United States): Brooklyn Navy Yard looking for a developer

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp oversaw the radical transformation of the yard which is now home to an industrial campus, film studios, and soon a food manufacturing centre. A call for tenders has been made for a final quay damaged six years ago by Hurricane Sandy. The aim is to maintain maritime activities in the area in conjunction with the ship repair activities already present.

Full article : Crain’s New York Business

14 January 2019

Guayaquil (Ecuador): in 2020, an aerial cableway across the river will improve urban mobility

Full article : Mundo Maritimo

14 January 2019

Cadiz (Spain): Puertos del Estado grants the port permission to sell more than 11 hectares of the Port of Santa Maria for urban development

Full article : El Vigia

9 January 2019

Singapore: redevelopment for Tanjong Pagar after the port moves

The relocation of port activities to Tuas will free up several thousand hectares of land in the southern waterfront district after 2027. The government wants to turn the area into a mixed-use zone combining high-quality housing and facilities to create an international tourist destination.

Full article : The Online Citizen

9 January 2019

Oslo: competition for a new cultural center in the Vippetangen waterfront district

Full article : StartforTalents

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Citizen Port

16 January 2019

Publication of a ITF and WBU study on the impact of automation on jobs in the transport industry

This is the first independent study on this crucially important issue. Some 40% of the research focused on the maritime sector, including an analysis of the situation in 17 countries. The report stresses that the impact of automation will be gradual, bringing changes not just to jobs themselves but also to their location, potentially generating social tensions.

Full article: ITF Global / WMU

16 January 2019

Supporting research: City Port integration is one of the themes selected by port operator Yilport for its 2019 innovation competition.

Full article: Yilport / Portal Portuario

16 January 2019

Belgium: an air quality map for Flanders, including Ghent, Zeebrugge and Antwerp, created with the help of 20,000 members of the public.

Full article: curieuzeneuzen.be

16 January 2019

Taiwan: the port of Hualien displays outdoor artworks to encourage residents to stroll in certain public port spaces.

Full article: Taiwan International Ports

14 January 2019

Marc Van Peel, former alderman of the port of Antwerp, is to work towards the creation of a port museum by the Port Center Havencentrum

Full article: Flows

14 January 2019

Cruise industry: Chile adopts a draft law to allow cabotage for liners between port cities.

Full article: Portal Portuario

14 January 2019

Castellon (Spain): more than 1,100 pupils from 28 schools visited the port in 2018 as part of the “Know Your Port” campaign

Full article : Autoridad Portuaria de Castellón

9 January 2019

The Port of Prince Rupert sets aside Can$ 1 M to preserve the Skeen river salmon, vital to the local economy.

Full article: Marine Link

9 January 2019

The Port of Bilbao is continuing to organise free tours of the port for adult members of the public every Saturday and Sunday, an idea first launched in 2004.

Full article: Bilbao Port

9 January 2019

Port of Guadeloupe: the Cayoli environmental project enters a new phase with the restoration of a mangrove area

Full article: Port Guadeloupe Caraïbes

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Enterprise-driver Port

30 January 2014

RDC signs with ICTSI to give the country its first container terminal. It will be established on the River Congo.

Full article: Port Finance International

30 January 2014

Maputo: the port wants to optimise the use of its spaces, particularly by changing their assignment on a seasonal basis.

Full article: Ports & Ships

28 January 2014

The port of Belfast will receive a port logistics platform for the wind power industry

The project, run jointly with DONG Energy, is intended to capture a large part of the logistics for the installation of the 11,000 wind power units foreseen by the UK and Ireland within 20 years. 300 jobs are already expected on the 20 ha site. The project is also intended to encourage the emergence of an industrial cluster.

Full article : Belfast Harbour

28 January 2014

CLIA announces that the cruise market will grow in 2014, especially in Germany and in river cruises

Full article : Travelmarket Report

27 January 2014

Italy: The government is considering reducing the number of port authorities from 24 to 8 Super-Authorities

portsitalien_gm_janvier2014The proposal would involve the creation of eight logistics districts covering the whole of Italy, led by a president who will be responsible first and foremost for promoting port activities. A board consisting exclusively of public representatives of the transport and port industries, plus one representative from each region in the district, would validate budgets, planning documents and matters affecting concessions. The board would be completed by a consultative committee made up of industry professionals.

Full article : Informazioni Marittime – Il Sole 24 – Nuova Venezia – Il Piccolo Trieste

 

 

24 January 2014

Finland: the city of Rauma buys back the site of the STX naval dockyard to develop an industrial park

Full article : Le Marin

24 January 2014

Future Nicaragua canal: Chinese geo-strategy, an environmental disaster or a formidable economic driver?

Full article : Mundo Maritimo

23 January 2014

With the reduction of piracy in the Indian Ocean, Kenya hopes to re-launch cruise-ship activity in Mombasa

Full article: Ports & Ships

23 January 2014

The European Commission publishes its action plan for developing RMR. It anticipates 2 years of preparatory work.

Full article: European Commission

23 January 2014

Cape Town: ship-repair yards to move from the waterfront to the port. The Royal Yacht Club might move in the opposite direction.

Full article: Ports & Ships