Reach homogeneous cohabitation by balancing economic and social interests
● Space in a city is a scarce resource, which has to satisfy the requirements of both economic and social interests
● City ports usually have limited options for land expansion.
● Existing port areas are in focus of town planning considering living and leisure areas.
● Coordinated planning and usage of sites may lead to a homogeneous cohabitation of economic needs and environmental and social responsibility.
● A key success factor of a port is the opportunity to reduce externalities by fostering modal shifts.