In 2011, the Port of Melbourne had launched a consultation bearing on the shared spaces which we mentioned last September . The masterplan is now available. It will serve as a basis for the investments which will enable, over the next five years, the quality of the interface spaces between the port and its surroundings to be improved, access to spaces opening onto the port to be provided for the public, and a better knowledge of the port and of its activities for the population to be developed.
Shared spaces, Port of Melbourne
Sydney (Australia): The Wilkinson Eyre Architects project was chosen for the Crown Hotel in Barangaroo.
(Architecture & Design ; Concept, 16/05/2013)
Uruguay and Venezuela sign a cooperation agreement for the port sector.
(Vision Maritima, 14/05/2013)
Suez (Egypt): An industrial park forms the first stage in the transformation of the canal into a vast economic zone.
(Al Shorfa, 11/05/2013)
Shell to build the world’s biggest floating LNG terminal in Australia
(Port news, 08/05/2013
Rosario (Argentina): the port is looking for cooperation with China
(Mundo maritimo, 13/05/2013)
Canada forms part of the North American Emission Control Area (ECA)
(Ship & Bunker, 08/05/2013)
Valparaiso – San Antonio (Chile): Towards the creation of a “Logistics Council for the V Region” (or “Consejo Logístico de la V Región”)
(Mundo Maritimo, 10/05/2013)
Spain: New legislation on coastal protection.
Detroit (United States): A new hotel to be built using containers
(Crains Detroit Business, 30/04/2013)
Sustainable development: Ships with on-board capture and storage of their C02 emissions, utopia?
(Ship technology, 25/04/2013)
Toronto (Canada): The impact of the revitalisation of the waterfront assessed at €2.4 billion and 16,200 jobs.
(Waterfront Toronto, 01/05/2013)
Hobart (Tasmania): New cruise terminal opened in the historic Wharf N°2.
(Cruise Industry news, 25/04/2013)
Uruguay: Consultants hired in master plan for the deepwater port of La Rocha.
(Port Finance International, 29/04/2013)
Antwerp: Government green light for a 1000-hectare extension of the port
(La Dernière Heure, 30/04/2013)
Genoa (Italy): An Islamic cultural centre and a mosque in the old grain silos?
(Shipping on line, 28/04/2013