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Brest Métropole: turning a former shipyard into a living space and creative hub

January 20, 2021 2:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Exclusive interview with Tifenn QUIGUER, Senior Vice-President, Planning, and Michel GOURTAY, Senior Vice-President, Economy, on this innovative urban regeneration project that combines a new eco-district with measures to safeguard and showcase the port heritage, all on consultation with local residents. Learn more about how to provide residents with quality housing conditions and recreational and cultural activities in City Port interface zones.

Digitization and co-construction for a sustainable mobility in Halifax (Canada)

December 15, 2020 10:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Like many ports around the world, the Port Halifax is facing the challenge of maximizing its growth potential without increasing possible negative externalities such as road congestion. Since 2018 rail solutions and several digital tools for sharing real-time information with their customers but also with the larger community and the public have been implemented to address such a challenge and reduce port truck traffic through downtown Halifax. For the Port of Halifax directors digitization of the port is a key strategy but it is not only about adopting smart technologies as they explained us: transparency and co-construction with your partners, stakeholders, and the larger community is essential to transform the entire Port ecosystem.

Rijeka: diversity as an asset

October 20, 2020 3:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

European Capital of Culture for 2020, Rijeka is also Croatia’s biggest port, and is the latest among a string of other European port cities to be chosen as Capital of Culture. Rijeka’s programme is built in no small part on its distinctive heritage as a port city, and ties in neatly with Goal 6 of the AIVP Agenda 2030, which aims to showcase the culture and unique identity of port cities...

Trois-Rivières: aiming to be an innovative urban port

May 26, 2020 4:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Located in the heart of the city itself, the Port of Trois-Rivières faces a daily challenge to balance its activities with the life of residents living next to the Port. But the Port sees this co-existence as a great opportunity to work hand in hand with the City, building a feeling of pride and belonging to a dynamic, attractive city.

A Port for All: Valencia Port at the side of the companies but also of the most underprivileged people

May 7, 2020 2:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Valencia Port is committed to supporting every component of the community. Through financial aid, it has tried to support local companies; through its charitable foundation Aportem, it has distributed food aid to the most vulnerable people; through sharing videos on social networks, it has highlighted the professions on the “front line” against Covid-19.

Port of San Antonio on the frontline against Covid-19: solidarity and cooperation

April 28, 2020 3:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Social responsibility is a matter taken very seriously by the Port of San Antonio. In response to Covid-19, and in permanent cooperation with the city council and neighbourhood councils, the port authority has conducted several decontamination actions, and is committed to support in different community facilities: hospitals, rural clinics, food markets, fishermen’s facilities, and even the city’s penitentiary centre.

Livorno: a port-city fighting against Covid-19

April 23, 2020 3:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Port and the City of Livorno are elaborating joint solutions to better cope with Covid-19 and support local economy. On the cultural aspect, the Port is doing everything to conserve its link with the citizens: all the activities of the Port Center of Livorno have been uploaded on their website, and abundant “City Port” content is available online, to enjoy from home during the quarantine.