New York City consults citizens on the latest version of its Vision 2020 Comprehensive Waterfront Plan
A waterfront zoning plan was originally created in 1993, and in 2008 the City decided it should be updated every ten years. The current consultation concerns the new version of the Vision 2020 for the 520 miles of waterfront, a document dating back to 2011. This summer, a variety of public workshops were organised for “Living and Playing at the Waterfront”, “Working at the Waterfront”, “Restoring and Recreation”, “Adapting our Waterfront” (to climate change).
San Francisco, India Basin: developing parks for the disadvantages and minorities, a strategy inspired by other examples in the US
Full article : Governing
Sydney, Darling Harbour: the national maritime museum has installed 812 cutting-edge solar panels
Full article : Energy Live News
Hayle (UK): FCBStudios selected for the next phase in the redevelopment of Cornish Harbour, a world heritage site
The project is inspired by the coal wharf and the natural landscape. Some 140 homes, along with offices, shops and a public square will be created on the eight-hectare site. The agreement also covers a wider masterplan involving 300 homes, a hotel, a watersports hub, and a listed building. The project was designed in conjunction with the municipality, heritage bodies and the local community.
Full article : Design boom (+ images, plans)
Shenzhen, Huanggang Port: INVITATION TO TENDER for a passenger terminal and new port office building
Full article : Archdaily
Brussels: a new bridge over the Canal will also provide access to the future leisure park on the Quai des Matériaux dock
Full article : DH.be
North Vancouver: a new life for the former naval yards
Dialog has created a mixed-use development building on the site’s strong identity and heritage. This is particularly true of Shipyards Commons, one of the workshops that has been restored and now houses leisure activities. With shops and restaurants, public spaces and promenades, a small hotel, markets, exhibitions and festivals, the district has gained a new lease of life since the summer.
Antwerp: the Flemish government looks for an expert to redefine the future of Doel, a villa enclave within the Port of Antwerp
Full article : GazetVanAntwerpen
Ship emissions: the Provence-Alps-Côte d’Azur region is set to invest 30 million euros to “reconcile ports cities with citizens”.
Full article: Le Marin
New App jointly developed by 21CC Education, Port of Moerwijk and private companies wants to bring the world of logistics closer to younger generations
Full article: Port of Moerwijk
The port of Berlin launches the first emission-free “pusher”
Full article: Hafenzeitung
Port of Leixões will host the 6th edition of the port race on Sept. 15. The program will include also several solidarity initiative
Full article: Port of Leixões
Port authority of Antwerp hosts maritime cinema sessions in the port house
Full article: Flows
Port of Rotterdam and Hamburg are discussing coordinated action for greener harbors
Local politicians from the green and social-democratic parties are negotiating new identical green shipping regulation to avoid harming economic competition, while favoring more environmentally sustainable ports. The goal is to convince other major European ports to join the initiative.
Port of Coquimbo awards personal development grants to workers’ family members, to empower women in the labour market
Full article: Portal Portuario
Port of Motril will have a commission to discuss the relationship with the city and prepare the guidelines for the future master plan affecting urban areas
Full Article: Motril Digital
African port metropolis: logistics fluidity and governance at the heart of all challenges!
Since 2000, nearly 50 billion Euros have been invested in West African ports and traffic has tripled. Integrated into rapidly growing urban areas, ports today face the challenge of metropolitan freight corridors. These corridors could lead to new types of Private Public Partnerships based on governance that integrates local populations and environmental interests.
Full article: Ports et corridors
On the Gulf of Bengal, India wants to make Machilipatnam a global port city on more than 25 miles of coastline.
Full article: The Hindu
The Marseilles’ port community, along with the Port, the Chamber of Commerce and the University, wants to boost the blue economy and innovation.
Full article: Le Marin
For terminal operator TTI, ports must move beyond logistics and improve their industrial competitiveness
The view, expressed by the director of the terminal at Algeciras, aims to prevent an endless trade war between ports. On the contrary, port territories need to make efforts to consolidate industrial activity and generate jobs. Control of the logistics chain and development of import and export business requires control of production.
Full Article: El Mercantil
Tanzania abandons plans for a new port in Bagamoyo originally launched in 2015, judging the conditions imposed by the Chinese developer to be unfair.
Full article: Splash 247
Alpahabet Google wants to make Toronto a pilot city for autonomous last-kilometre logistics inspired by shipping containers.
Full article: World Cargo News
The Port of Bayonne confirms its commitment to the local area with the support of institutional partners
The confirmation will allow projects on-going since 2013 to be continued. In operational terms, a study of land use strategy will also be undertaken, in order to guarantee development conditions for the medium term, particularly within the City Port perimeter. On the industrial side, it has been confirmed that Spanish steel group Celsa is to invest 60 million euros in a new rolling mill. Finally, a direct rail shuttle link with Pamplona will enter service in September..Full article: Aqui / Diario del Puerto