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Dublin Port Company Launches Dublin 'Vintage Port' Rally To Tie in With Parade of Sail
Dublin Port
#dublinport –  Ireland's oldest Garda car was back on duty for the first time in over eighty years today, to help launch the inaugural Dublin "Vintage Port" Rally which is being supported by Dublin Port Company. The 1927 Model T…
Dublin Port Fuel Pipeline to Link Dublin Airport
Dublin Port
#FuelPipeline – The Irish Times reports that an aviation fuel pipeline between Dublin port and Dublin airport is to be lodged with a planning application to City and Fingal councils in the coming weeks. The project envisages replacing existing road…
Dublin Port Invite Submissions from Companies to Develop Cruise Business
Dublin Port
#CruiseDublin – The Dublin Port Company has invited submissions from companies interested in developing the cruiseship business at the nation's largest port. The port which has the biggest cruise business on the island of Ireland and in attracting many major…
Ringsend Remembers First Irishman To Die In Great War
Dublin Port
#DublinPort - A plaque commemorating the first Irishman to die in the First World War has been unveiled in his home neighbourhood of Ringsend in Dublin's south Docklands, where many of his descendants still live. As The Irish Times reports,…
An Ocean Apart But United as Princess Cruises Fleetmates Make Joint Visit
Dublin Port
#PrincessCallers -Dublin Port's main cruise berths that line along the broad width of Ocean Pier are both occupied by a pair of Princess Cruises ships that docked at dawn today, writes Jehan Ashmore. Ruby Princess, a 'Grand' class ship of…
Dublin Port Company 2013 Annual Report Available Online
Dublin Port
#DublinPort - Dublin Port Company have released the 2013 Annual Report 'online'. Downloadable copies in PDF format (in both Irish and English) as well as an HTML version are now available through this LINK. In addition previous Annual Reports dating…
Lord Mayor's Investiture as New Dublin Port Admiral
Dublin Port
#dublinport – The recently elected Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cllr. Christy Burke, has received the Admiral's Hat from Dublin Port Company Chairperson, Lucy McCaffrey, at a ceremony to mark the commencement of his role as the Honorary Admiral of Dublin…
Dublin Port’s Heritage to Feature in New ‘Building Ireland’ TV Series
Dublin Port
#OnTheTV – Building Ireland, the first of a new television series starts tonight on RTE 1 (7pm) which explores and explains how Ireland's great building and engineering achievements came to be, and their impact on the development of our towns…
Dublin Port Company Pays €8m Dividend to the State
Dublin Port
#dublinport – Dublin Port Company has paid a dividend of €8 million to the State based on its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013. The payment is in line with the company's commitment to making a dividend…
Dublin Port A Snapshot: Sailing, Cruising and Railing Along the Liffey
Dublin Port
#DublinSnapShot - Making a fleeting visit to Dublin Port yesterday was Morgenster, at almost a century old the Dutch built twin masted sailing vessel berthed close to the East-Link Bridge, while today cruiseship Island Sky, transited the bridge to berth…
Lord Mayor Throws Spear into Dublin Bay, A Tradition Dating Back Over 500 Years
Dublin Port
#dublinport – Lord Mayor of Dublin and Honorary Admiral of Dublin Port, Oisín Quinn, today performed the annual "Casting of the Spear" ceremony, a Dublin Port tradition dating back 526 years. The "Casting of the Spear" dates back to1488 when…
Dublin Port Sees Accelerating Growth in First Quarter 2014
Dublin Port
#DublinPort – First quarter figures for Dublin Port Company in 2014 reveal accelerating cargo volumes as outlined below in addition to a breakdown of specific shipping sectors. Cargo volumes as follows: • Imports +8.5%• Exports +12.1%• Total volume +10.0% Having…
Discovery Launches Dublin Port Cruise Season in Year of Great Expectations
Dublin Port
#DublinCruisecalls – Dublin Port welcomed its first cruiseship caller for the 2014 season, Discovery (1971/20,135grt) a 700-passenger vessel chartered to Cruise & Maritime Voyages and she is one of around  90 visitors so far scheduled to visit, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
Dublin Port Company to Hold Open Information Days on €200m Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project
Dublin Port
#ABRProject – As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Dublin Port Company has lodged a planning application to An Bord Pleanála for a €200m Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project. Starting this evening there will be the first of three Open Public Information…
Dublin Port Welcomes Participants for United Nations Port Training Programme
Dublin Port
#DublinPort - Dublin Port Company has welcomed 30 participants from the following African states; Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria as well as the Philippines for the United Nations Port Training Programme. Trade for Trade will host a training of trainers' workshop for…
Cruise Liner Berth Boost as €200m Alexandra Basin Project Launched By Dublin Port Company
Dublin Port
#dublinport – Dublin Port Company has lodged a planning application with An Bord Pleanála for its Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project. The application is being made under the Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act and follows a twelve month consultation with…

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