AIVP Recommendation

Well in advance of the implementation of City Port redevelopment projects, plans for improving access to the port must always take into account the local urban mobility plans. This must include plans for the transport of both people and goods, as well as all different modes of transport.
Planners should be familiar with existing construction bylaws covering roads that are shared by both port and urban transport (width of roadways, dimensions of traffic circles, etc.), possibility of expanding or separating each of the transport modes, technological solutions for real-time management of traffic flows, etc.

Helsinki (Finland)

Helsinki’s main container terminal was originally located in Jätkäsaari, before its activities were moved to Vuosaari in 2008. A dense urban district capable of accommodating a population of up to 17,000 was planned for Jätkäsaari. Passenger transport activities were to remain there…

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Rotterdam (Netherlands)

The Alblasserdam BCTN Container Transferium was officially opened on 28 May 2015. The aim of the project was to optimise links with the Maasvlakte terminal containers, which could previously only be reached by truck on the already congested A15 motorway.

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Barcelona (Spain)

The port of Barcelona needs more space for developing port activities and has undertaken an ambitious programme to expand towards the south, where some of the logistics functions will be relocated. The programme involves the internal reorganisation of port spaces and uses, as well as adapting the access points to the new facilities.

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