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Polish harbour cities – 20 years after transformation

The article deals with the present situation of major Polish ports and port-cities, undergoing for last 20 years major political and socio-economic transformation. Within it there are discussed both general issues associated with the influence of the transformation … More

PORTUS 25 - June 2013

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Mediterranean medium sized city-ports. General approach

The territorial understanding is a complex and exciting task, especially in remarkable historical load regions. In any littoral scenario, and specifically as regards the Mediterranean, you cannot separate the mainland from maritime … More

PORTUS 25 - June 2013

Global ports and urban development: a presentation of the OECD Port-Cities Programme

Do ports constitute an advantage or disadvantage for cities? Why is it that various cities with declining ports have been very successful, whereas some cities with thriving ports have been struggling to be competitive? How can ports be … More

PORTUS 25 - June 2013
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Urban Planning and Port Management: the changing nature of city-port interactions

Context and objectives

The city-port relations and particularly waterfront redevelopments are still popular and part of the planning agenda in most countries in Europe. The literature on these subjects, particularly the latest, is rather rich and diversified. Nevertheless, … More

PORTUS 25 - June 2013