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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

9 January 2019

Manilla: ESCA Inc. selected for a feasibility study on the development of a cruise port

Full article : Philstar

9 January 2019

Bellingham waterfront (United States): following the recent opening of Waypoint Park, numerous new developments are planned for 2019

Full article : Bellingham Herald

7 January 2019

The Port of Barcelona opens a new promenade

The promenade is located on the breakwater protecting Marina Vela. Additional work carried out under a public-private partnership has seen 36,000 m² of new public spaces created in the district. The second phase of the project is already planned for the marina, and should improve the attractiveness of the entire sector, while plans are also being studied to create a branch of the Hermitage Museum.

Full article : El Périodico

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Citizen Port

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

7 January 2019

Awareness of the maritime knowledge ecosystem will be an advantage for port cities in the 21st century

Researcher Maurice Jansen, well known to AIVP, is convinced of it. Future demographic growth in coastal areas and port cities will force them to adopt an increasingly holistic management approach to become true maritime capitals. Mapping the ecosystem of maritime knowledge production in the Port City, and maximizing the potential of that human capital, will be key to their success and their ability to adapt to change.

Full article: Port Strategy

7 January 2019

Smart Port City: Le Havre puts the finishing touches to its territorial project, key to a City-Port-Business-Citizen relationship focused on innovation and talent.

Full article: NPI

7 January 2019

Chile is working on a new cruise route from Panama to Valparaiso via Peru, Ecuador and the port city of San Antonio.

Full article: Portal Portuario

2 January 2019

In the little town of Hoona, Alaska, the development of the cruise ship industry is a source of income but also of concern

Full article: Juneau Empire

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Enterprise-driver Port

7 January 2014

Economic benefits of cruise ships in Barcelona: up from 61€ to 114€ per passenger/day

Source. Espo

6 January 2014

Wind power: new trades and new training courses appear in port cities

Source: Energies Actu

20 December 2013

China: the river port of Guoyuan on the Upper Yangtze positions itself for rail traffic to Europe

Source : Sino Ship News

20 December 2013

Vera Cruz: port extension will generate 140,000 jobs. Mexico plans to increase its logistical platforms at the same time

Source : Comunidad Portuaria 1 & 2

20 December 2013

Does the development of the North-American cities on the Great Lakes depend on their ports?

The region concentrates strong economic activity, estimated at US$ 4,400 billion. An increase in water-borne traffic, both of passengers and goods, would bring new levels of growth. The Baltic or the Mediterranean could be taken as examples.
Source : Huffington Post

18 December 2013

Cruising: lifting the US embargo on Cuba could translate into 1,000 passenger ship calls a year and one million passengers.

Source : Global Ports

18 December 2013

As the port of Vancouver is surrounded by the city, the smaller ports of Nanaimo and Port Alberni would allow more sustainable logistics services

Source : Canadian Transportation & Logistics

18 December 2013

CLYMA: EU approves the TENT-T project for Mediterranean Corridors

The partners will develop an efficient management model for the Madrid-Lyons connection. The 8 lines of work include research for tools to achieve better coordination between authorities and private operators, and engagement with society to explain the challenges of the project to the general public.
Source: Port of Barcelona

 

18 December 2013

Rotterdam: the population is directly involved in a wind-park project along the “New Waterway” canal

The park will supply 30,000 homes. Landscaping of the park will be optimised, but the public and private companies promoting the project are also looking for the advantages and disadvantages to be shared fairly among the local population. They could then start to invest in the project with a financial yield of 5%.
Source : Rotterdam Climate Initiative

18 December 2013

Vera Cruz wants a port which is less industrial and commercial, and more of a tourist attraction, with a protected environment.

Source : Comunidad Portuaria