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Dublin Port Company today published trade statistics for 2015 which show a record year for trade at Dublin Port, with growth year-on-year of 6.4%. Total throughput for 2015 was 32.8 million gross tonnes with 7,166 ship arrivals in the year,…
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#WorldLargestPCTC - The World's largest pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) vessel, Höegh Target, with a capacity for 8,500 car equivalent units, departed Dublin Port this morning, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 14 deck-high PCTC newbuild docked yesterday at Ocean Pier in…
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#DublinPort - More details have been requested by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as it assesses Dublin Port's plans to dump 10 million tonnes of "seabed material" in the Irish Sea off Howth. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Dublin Port…
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#Ferryport - Christmas brings increased demand for Irish Sea ferry services, as Stena Line estimate it will carry more than 135,000 passengers over the festive period, writes Jehan Ashmore. On the premier Dublin-Holyhead route, this was the first festive season…
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#EpsilonsSecond - Epsilon's second Christmas takes place on the Irish Sea, as the chartered ro-pax has a year remaining before the three-year contract expires in 2016 to ICG, parent company of Irish Ferries, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Italian flagged ropax…
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#PortRailFreight - Iarnród Éireann and International Warehousing and Transport (IWT) reached a milestone as their partnership that transports intermodal containers and tanks by rail from Dublin Port to Ballina, Co. Mayo reached the 1500th train to operate during November. According…
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#TrainForTrade - An expert from Dublin Port Company will join two representatives of the UNCTAD/TrainForTrade programme in the juries that will assess the dissertation deliveries of the 28 middle managers from Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA). The middle managers…
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#OppositionFuelPipe - Residents living in Dublin along the route of a planned €20m aviation-fuel pipeline to Dublin Airport have raised safety concerns, according to yesterday's Irish Examiner.  Last month, Dublin City Council gave the green light to Fingleton White Ltd…
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#2015ESPOaward - Dublin Port has been awarded the 2015 ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports in recognition of its strategies in making schools and universities aware of their local port and its activities. The award was presented last night…
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#DublinPort - The Dublin Port Company has posted this incredible timelapse video of the four-month restoration of the capital's 129-year-old diving bell. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the Docklands mainstay opened as Dublin's newest tourist attraction this past July, with…
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#EPSOshortlist - This year’s European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) Award celebrates the role that ports can play in demonstrating the best strategies in making schools and universities aware of their local port and its activities. The five ports shortlisted for…
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The Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Jonathan Taylor, will today meet with Dublin Port Company representatives to finalise financing arrangements for Dublin Port’s Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project. The Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Paschal Donohoe,…
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The Dublin Port Rally supported by Dublin Port Company returns for a second year running following the roaring success of last year’s inaugural event which attracted over 220 vintage vehicles and 3,000 spectators in a single day. The Minister for…
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#DublinPort - It's been a proud September for Dublin Port thus far, what with yesterday's announcement that the capital is shortlisted for the seventh ESPO Award, and last week's Allianz Busines to Arts Award for the 'Dublin Ships' installation. The…
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#DublinShipsAward - The ‘Dublin Ships’ visual installation on the Scherzer Bridges on the North Wall as previously photographed on Afloat.ie, was among the winners at the Allianz Business to Arts Awards. Under the category of the Jim McNaughton Perpetual Award…

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