Urban Port

21 February 2018

Dun Laoghaire: the port launches a CALL FOR TENDERS for Carlisle Pier

The site, covering 1.1 hectares, is located in the historic waterfront sector. It is currently used for car-parking and the port occasionally takes it over for discharge of unusual cargoes or cruise ship berthing, or for international regattas. The redevelopment proposals must be for predominantly cultural use, ensure permeability with the city, and allow improved public access to the waterfront.

Full article : Afloat

21 February 2018

Lorient: plans for a 3.3 megawatt solar farm (capable of providing power to 1000 homes) on the roof of the submarine base by 2019

Full article : Ouest France

21 February 2018

Mumbai: cruise facilities on the Eastern Waterfront will be inspired by Miami

Full article : Times of India

21 February 2018

Liverpool: work begins on project to open up views of the Stanley Flight, an important part of the port’s golden age

Full article : The Guide Liverpool

16 February 2018

Hong Kong: flats over the container terminal?

This is one of the solutions being studied by the government to meet the strong pressure for housing. The other option would be to relocate the terminal concerned, Kwai Tsing Container Terminal, which currently handles 80% of the territory’s traffic. For the Managing Director, the first option is worth considering and technically feasible. It could provide housing for tens of thousands of people. Relocating the 380-hectare terminal, on the other hand, raises the difficulty of finding an alternative site. A joint port-city solution which is unprecedented to say the least! It will be proposed to the public in March.

Full article : South China Morning Post

16 February 2018

Santander: development of public spaces around the passenger terminal will start this spring

Full article : El Diario

16 February 2018

Melbourne Docklands: reflections and an exhibition by RMIT students on a zero carbon future for Victoria Harbour

Full article : Docklands news

16 February 2018

Marseilles: the five historic cranes of the Digue du Large sea wall are finally being preserved

Full article : La marseillaise

14 February 2018

Oulu (Finland): images of PAVE architects’ 2014 project to turn grain silos into housing

Full article : ArchDaily (+ images, plans)

14 February 2018

Sète: the port will seek consultation on the project to accommodate large yachts, which has given rise to much discussion

Full article : La Dépêche


Citizen Port

21 February 2018

Guayaquil: agreement between the Port and Department of Education to create a Technological Institute

According to the government, a trained technical workforce is crucial to the future of port cities in the 21st century. Guayaquil, home to the country’s biggest port, will host the new institute, providing an environment conducive to training, innovation and study of future challenges, with the construction of a deep water port and the decision to retain the naval yards.

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21 February 2018

In the Port of Antwerp – l’écluse de Royers- bikes will be separated from car traffic

Full article: Port of Antwerp

21 February 2018

The theme of the ESPO Award 2018 is “Creating a good working environment for everyone in the port”

Full article: ESPO

19 February 2018

Tauranga (New Zealand): how can a sustainable cruise tourism policy be implemented?

The tourism development agency is currently questioning the growing number of cruise ship passengers arriving in their territory. How can they maintain a balance while responding to the expectations of both the cruise ship passengers and the local population? To inform her decision, the agency’s director considers that much more precise knowledge of the data on visitor arrivals and the associated financial flows is required.

Full article: Sunlive

19 February 2018

The Port of Bordeaux launches PowerPort BOX: a mobile power supply module for river vessels

Full article: Mer et Marine

19 February 2018

Port of San Diego terminals invest in smart technologies to fight pollution

Full article: Greenport

14 February 2018

Hong Kong: being a leading maritime metropolis still requires a prosperous port

Full article: China Daily

14 February 2018

The wahoo effect plays a role for port employees. We look at the Kalmar example

Full article: Kalmar Global

14 February 2018

Lorient: winter port circuits to learn about the region’s maritime economic identity

Full article: CCSTI

12 February 2018

France: what does the future hold for the sea and the coastline?

The State has set up a participative platform for members of the public to obtain information and submit their views on the future vision proposed for each of the country’s coastlines, in order to ensure the right ecological balance and maximise economic and social benefits from the sea and coast.

Full article: Mer Littoral + Magazine Environnement


Enterprise-driver Port

31 January 2018

Recycling bunker waste: Ecoslops opens a branch in Port Said on one of the world’s busiest sea routes.

Full article: Ecoslops

29 January 2018

China publishes its white paper on its Arctic policy and calls for a Polar Silk Road

China hopes to include this policy in current treaties and the freedom of the seas enjoyed by all countries. She is calling for more commercial test voyages to accumulate experience. After the marine version of the Silk Road to Southern Europe via Malacca and Suez, and the railway version to Northern Europe via Central Asia, this third version bolsters China’s geopolitical vision when other powers are falling back on their own resources.

Full article: Splash 24/7 / / Ecns Report (pdf)

29 January 2018

Le Havre plans to test the use of automatic public transport launches between the ferries and the town centre within 5 years

Full article: Paris Normandie

24 January 2018

The AAPA calls for the Trump administration to approve 66 billion dollars of investment in US port infrastructure.

Full article: AAPA

24 January 2018

The AAPA calls for the Trump administration to approve 66 billion dollars of investment in US port infrastructure.

Full article: Cruise Industry News

24 January 2018

The port of La Spezia sets an example in multimodality, with a third of shipping containers transported to and from the port by rail.

Full article: The Meditelegraph

24 January 2018

The port of Ostend’s gamble on offshore wind has paid off, with between 400 and 600 new jobs created, and maintenance teams present for the long term.

Full article: Port of Ostende

22 January 2018

Chile announces that the future mega-port needed by the country will be built in San Antonio.

The port, known as the “Puerto de Gran Escala”, will be designed as a link in a new logistics network. It has been designed to take account of planning considerations and public perceptions, and will be sited in the heart of a region that represents 63% of the country’s GDP. The Mayor is delighted that San Antonio will now be seen as a major port city. With a capacity of 6M TEUs, the port should welcome its first ship in 2026.Full article: Portal Portuario

22 January 2018

The Port of Douala is looking ahead to the renewal of its container terminal concession and launching an invitation for consultations.

Full article: Agence Ecofin / For more information contact AIVP

22 January 2018

The CEO of Maersk calls for greater collaboration to make booking a container as easy as reserving a return flight!

Full article: Splash 24/7