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Cool as a cucumber in some very scary seas, watch Irish boat builder Frank Kowalski put two of his new Barracuda vessels through their paces off the Daunt Rock outside Cork Harbour on the South coast of Ireland. The video shows a…
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#TideTurns-The Irish Examiner looks at future developments of the City of Cork, among which are featured below plans for the city-centre ‘docklands’ and for the port downriver in the lower harbour.  The An Bord Pleanala granting of planning for Port…
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#NMCI - The National Maritime College of Ireland features on tonight's episode of RTÉ 2's new TV series Tested on Humans. Tune in at 9pm this evening (Monday 14 December) to see presenters Claire Tracey and Keith Walsh find out…
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#CorkHarbour - Cork Harbour is set to host the world's biggest training network for seamen and offshore workers, as the Irish Examiner reports. The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) was expected to make the announcement today at the CrewConnect…
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Delegates from 18 countries are attending an international conference on safety at sea in Cork where it has been revealed that, since the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, the main problem encountered during ship inspections has been with…
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#CorkHarbour - Falling prices across prime Cork Harbour waterfront sites could be a boon for investors with serious plans in light of the Government's new marine focus. As the Irish Examiner reports, the former Haulbowline Industries site at Passage West,…
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#RushbrookeScrap - The High Court has dismissed a challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s grant of permission for construction of a scrap metal processing facility at the former ship-building yard in Cobh, Co Cork. Mr Justice Seamus Noonan rejected the challenge…
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British solo sailor Alex Thomson was back in Irish waters yesterday when he returned to James O'Brien's Cork Harbour Marina for a pit stop on his new IMOCA 60 Hugo Boss yacht. Looking for all the world like a prop…
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#ExpeditionYacht - It is refreshing to report on a leisure based visitor to Cork Harbour that is neither a massive sized cruiseship or a stereotypical private motoryacht, as Turmoil has proved today, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Turmoil, a luxury expedition…
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#CorkHarbour - Environment Minister Alan Kelly has turned the sod on a new €91 million wastewater treatment facility for Cork Harbour that's set to curb the release of untreated sewage into the water supply. As Irish Building reports, the new…
Hibernia Express Subsea Cable Arrives In Cork
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#HiberniaExpress - The Hibernia Express long-distance fibre optic link has arrived in Cork, according to RTÉ News. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the transatlantic subsea cable is the first modern telecommunications cable of its kind to link North American and…
Historic Cobh 'Rankin Dinghies' To Gather in Cork Harbour
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#rankindinghy – Rankin dinghies which were built in Cobh are part of the boating history of Cork Harbour and efforts are being made to arrange a "fun get-together" of these boats this Sunday. Conor English from Crosshaven and Maurice Kidney…
Lucky Cove Sailing Club Cruisers At Home Is Splendid Success
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#coveathome – Cove Sailing Club were one of the lucky event organisers this year so far to be blessed with a truly splendid sailing day for their At Home 2015 writes Claire Bateman. The sun shone, the sea sparkled, the…
US Schoolship Students to Cobh Train In National Maritime College
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#USschoolship – US students from a schoolship berthed in Cobh have been training at the National Maritime College of Ireland, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 12,524 tonnes schoolship State of Maine as previously reported on Afloat.ie is operated by the Maine…
Balmy Night For Cork Harbour Sailing League
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#corkharbour – The balmy evening in Cork harbour brought out a good turn of boats last night which were divided into two starts and enjoyed a southerly breeze of 8 to 10 knots at the start with an ebb tide.…

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