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
Huelva (Spain): Tinto quay is now an integral part of the riverside promenade
Full article : 20minutos
Vejle (Denmark), waterfront: The Wave, multi-award winning apartment blocks designed by Henning Larsen, are now complete
Full article : Archinect
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)
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
Taiwan: the port of Hualien displays outdoor artworks to encourage residents to stroll in certain public port spaces.
Full article: Taiwan International Ports
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
Le Havre’s multimodal terminal takes a bigger role and improves fluidity of traffic into and out of the terminals.
Full article: L’Antenne
Kenya: DP World is developing its logistics platform in Kigali for the national market and also for transit to Central Africa.
Full article: Hellenic Shipping News
Arctic Routes: maritime routes to rival existing ones, or new routes for new economic territories?
All observations now show that these new maritime routes are opening up, despite continued uncertainties about their future navigability. In addition to reducing journey times between Europe and Asia, they lie at the centre of the new geopolitical issues, encompassing both energy and the environment. By securing the route, Russia would strengthen its international influence.
Full article: Port Technology / JMM, Enquête, Nov 2018, pp 14-25
Hamburg confirms it is in negotiations with Hyperloop for transport of container terminals to logistics platforms.
Full article: Der Spiegel
Rotterdam: the smart port is not just a technological asset, but a political strategy that encompasses climate issues, industrial issues, etc.
Full article: Port Technology
Increasingly strong ties between the actors involved in river traffic and sea ports force the former to review their strategies.
They face several challenges: preserving investment in the face of the responsiveness of the route, despite the fall in the availability of financing; becoming more closely integrated with global logistical systems; improving connections with other modes of transport; and finally, becoming engaged in local projects aimed at strengthening river services in urban areas, while sharing use of river banks which have become highly prized spaces.
Full article : ITF
DP Word is giving Virgin Hyperloop a close race for the execution of a project to connect the Indian cities of Mumbai and Pune.
Full article: Port Technology
Amsterdam: during the 2nd year of the Roboat project, scale models of autonomous ships have been validated. Next stage: a 1:2 scale prototype.
Full article: Cities Today
New navigable routes will allow North East India to be served over Bangladeshi ports
Full article: Business Standart