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Portus 34 – December 2017


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Roger Humberto Ríos Duarte
Puntarenas: Cruise trips and local impact of the tropical storm Nate

Puntarenas: Cruise trips and local impact of the tropical storm Nate

Costa Rica is located in a region of the world where storms and hurricanes are frequent during a part of the year, and although the affections are not usually as strong as in the Caribbean islands or in Florida (USA), ...
- Central America
Carola HEIN
Spaces of Flows - Spaces of Friction: Planning the intersections

Spaces of Flows – Spaces of Friction: Planning the intersections

The recent flooding in Houston, Texas, caused by Hurricane Harvey, underscores the need for citizens, politicians, and planners alike to conceive of water not only as a shared resource but also, with climate change, a collective risk that requires a ...
- PortCultures
Angela Alessandra BADAMI
Lights on the city

Lights on the city

At the beginning it was Chandlers Street. If “street names are like the title of chapters of the history book of a city “(cit. Ferdinand Gregorovius), Chandlers Street owns at least two of them. The first chapter is very interesting ...
- WaterFood
Marta MORETTI
Oslo’s Harbour Promenade between the city and the fjord

Oslo’s Harbour Promenade between the city and the fjord

As in many other European port cities, the transformation of the waterfront in Oslo - one of the major urban planning initiatives during the past century - is taking place where port activities in the central area have being moved ...
- PorTales
César Ducruet
Advances in Shipping Data Analysis. Contributions to maritime studies

Advances in Shipping Data Analysis. Contributions to maritime studies

The last two years 2016 and 2017 have been particularly productive in terms of large-scale, edited publications about maritime-related topics. All of them condense such a vast quantity of contributors, questions, sources, methods, and operate across so many scientifically disciplines, ...
- Across the Waves
Marta MORETTI
Porto Marghera “land” in the city for the centenary of its birth

Porto Marghera “land” in the city for the centenary of its birth

Porto Marghera, the great industrial area along the lagoon gutter in Venice, is 100 years old. To celebrate the anniversary of what has been one of the most important urban and social transformations of the Venetian territory, a rich program ...
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