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
Guayaquil (Ecuador): in 2020, an aerial cableway across the river will improve urban mobility
Full article : Mundo Maritimo
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
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
Oslo: competition for a new cultural center in the Vippetangen waterfront district
Full article : StartforTalents
Manilla: ESCA Inc. selected for a feasibility study on the development of a cruise port
Full article : Philstar
Bellingham waterfront (United States): following the recent opening of Waypoint Park, numerous new developments are planned for 2019
Full article : Bellingham Herald
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
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
Cruise industry: Chile adopts a draft law to allow cabotage for liners between port cities.
Full article: Portal Portuario
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
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
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
Port of Guadeloupe: the Cayoli environmental project enters a new phase with the restoration of a mangrove area
Full article: Port Guadeloupe Caraïbes
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
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
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
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
Antwerp Regional Development Plan partially cancelled: the port extension is suspended.
Source : 7 sur 7
Australia: green light for ore ports close to the Great Barrier Reef. Environmental questions remain.
Source : The Sydney Morning Herald
Valparaiso: the port wants to anticipate tsunamis
The seminar held recently in Valparaiso brought together Japanese and Chilean experts with the aim of implementing a strategy for anticipating extreme climate phenomena so as to ensure the continuity of port work and minimise the impact on the city.
Quebec: Labour appears to be the central challenge for the future development of port-cities and the maritime industry
Source: Technopole Maritime du Québec
The port of Nice, which forms an enclave in the city, is reorganising to move away from residential areas. No port relocation for 20 years.
Source : L’Antenne
Inter-port partnerships around the world: cooperation and coordination
As inter-port co-operations, national, international and local, multiply, the subject remains misunderstood. Halfway between competition and partnerships, they are often organisations for “co-opetition” based on economic opportunities. Examples around the world.
Source : Note de synthèse ISEMAR
The port of Sochi will manage maritime facilities built for the 2014 Olympic Games, with the object of becoming a major centre for cruise ships
Source : ITAR-TASS News Agency
The city of Malmö believes in its port and will invest 260 M€ in the Norra Hammen sector between 2014 and 2025
The transport and logistics industry will be given priority on the 20 ha site. But the ultimate objective is to construct an industrial symbiosis in which every company will win. The organisation of transport cycles, energy policy, and recycling will be the main thrusts.
Source : Copenhagen Malmö Port
Walvis Bay : construction of new Namibian port to begin in 2014. One aim : to become a SADC regional logistics hub
Source : Ports & Ships
Going against the current of world trends, Mexico’s Pacific ports suffer a big fall in cruise ship calls
Source : Comunidad Portuaria