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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…
Dublin Port Significant Growth in 2013
Dublin Port
#DublinPort - Significant growth in all categories of Dublin Port business was recorded during 2013. Up until last year, the port had experienced three flat years from 2010 and this is the first year in which there has been organic…
Pontoons Could Be A Permanent Fixture On The Liffey In Docklands Shakeup Plans
Dublin Port
#Docklands - Local business interests and marine authorities are mooting ambitious new plan to construct a dozen pontoons along the River Liffey in Dublin's Docklands in 2014. The Sunday Times last weekend reported that the €4 million scheme, put forward…
Dublin Port Throughput Figures for Quarter Three 2013
Dublin Port
#DublinPortQ3 – Dublin Port Company have published statistics detailing the volumes handled through the port for the third quarter of 2013. Today's publication is the start of a regular series of statistics which Dublin Port Company will publish every three…
Dublin Port HQ is an 'Open House' in the Capital
Dublin Port
#DublinPortCENTRE – Open House Dublin (4-6 October) is to feature the Port Centre, the headquarters of Dublin Port Company which is among 100 buildings celebrating opening its doors to the public next weekend. The Port Centre designed by Architects Niall…
Dublin Port Company to Pay Additional €8m Dividend to State
Dublin Port
#DublinPORT - Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar has announced Dublin Port Company will pay an additional dividend of €8m to the State during 2013, bringing the company's total dividend to €15m. The decision to pay the second special dividend was…

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