SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PORTS AND CITIES, BARCELONA 1989

The text of a proposal passed by participants in the Second International Congress of Ports and Cities, held in Barcelona, Spain, on December 13-15, 1989, is reproduced. The proposal called for making people aware of the challenges of internationalization; facilitating the interaction between the different socioeconomic groups in port towns; maintaining the necessary balance between the interests of the port and the municipality; incorporating multiple objectives into the process of regeneration; relating the port infrastructure to the urban environment and encouraging economic synergies; offering the inhabitants of port towns an attractive environment; supporting research and information exchanges; disseminating information publicizing the qualities of port towns; promoting international trade; and protecting fluvial and maritime environments. Recommendations directed at these objectives are presented, as well.

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  • Accession Number: 00661349
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM