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Cielo di Dublino, a bulk-carrier of d'Amico Dry fleet which is headquartered in Dublin
Ports & Shipping
#ShippingReview - Jehan Ashmore reviews the shipping scene over the last fortnight. Arklow Shipping's third Bodewes built 5,150dwt Trader, Arklow Valiant was launched as the first in the company’s 50th year to bore that name. The cargsoship features a new…
A scene at Rosslare Europort yesterday as Stena Horizon is taking bunkers from tanker Mersey Spirit while cargoship Ayress arrives from Ayr, Scotland
Ports & Shipping
#CargoRosslare – A pair of cargoships loaded with timber in Scotland docked at Rosslare Europort, where the outlook in this trade in 2016 is for further growth at the Wexford ferryport, writes Jehan Ashmore. Cargoship, Ayress (1979/1,713grt) loaded in Ayr on…
According to the Irish Maritime Transport Economist, 2015 was a successful year for the maritime industry
Ports & Shipping
#Successful2015 - According to the latest edition of the Irish Maritime Transport Economist (IMTE) the year 2015 has been successful for the maritime industry. The annual publication is issued by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO). The iShip Index, which…
d'Amico Group, the Italian company which has a dry-cargo subsidiary headquartered in Dublin, has won Green Shipowner of the Year
Ports & Shipping
#GreenAward - The d'Amico Group, the Italian maritime transport company has won the "Green Shipowner of the Year" 2016 for commitment in implementing on its fleet a system able to reduce the environmental impact and constantly monitor the performance of energy…
Night-time along the East Pier, Dun Laoghaire
Ports & Shipping
#€1mPierWorks – Works costing in the region of €1 million at Dun Laoghaire Harbour are currently been carried out, writes Jehan Ashmore. The works involve repairs and maintenance on the public amenity of the East Pier and at the Carlisle…
Ports & Shipping
#Valiant – Following our pre-launch coverage of Arklow Valiant, the above footage shows the third Royal Bodewes newbuild make first contact with the water at the Dutch yard for Arklow Shipping, writes Jehan Ashmore. Newbuilding 723 was launched from the…
The Belize City registered Burhou I having discharged round timber (logs) from Scotland, was detained in Wicklow Port and is seen at the harbour's East Pier on St. Patrick's Day
Ports & Shipping
#ShippingReview - Jehan Ashmore reviews the shipping scene over the last fortnight. Global transportation and shipping industry leaders met in London to sign the ‘Buckingham Palace Declaration’ to fight criminal wildlife trafficking. The declaration was hailed by the Duke of Cambridge…
A new €3m mobile crane in use at Belview, the Port of Waterford's main terminal is situated downriver of the city.
Ports & Shipping
#NewCrane - A new €3m mobile crane commissioned for Belview is a vote of confidence for the Port of Waterford. The Port of Waterford Company welcomed the investment by Suir Shipping Ltd in the crane that loads and unload ships…
The lastest Bodewes built Eco-Trader 5,100dwt newbuild Arklow Valiant is to be launched tomorrow.
Ports & Shipping
#ItsALLnew – It will be a first for Arklow Shipping now in their 50th year as a new general cargoship launched tomorrow is to be bestowed with the name Arklow Valiant, writes Jehan Ashmore. Also setting a new departure for…
New pilot boat cutter, St. Brides underway on Milford Haven Waterway
Ports & Shipping
#NewPilotCutters -The first of three 19m pilot boats built by Mainstay Marine Solutions, St. Brides, has been delivered to the Port of Milford Haven in south-west Wales. The new craft was officially blessed last Thursday by Father Harri Williams of…
A new operation has taken over to continue the only Ireland-Wales container service
Ports & Shipping
#NewOperation - A new operation has taken over the running of the only Ireland-Wales container service, writes Jehan Ashmore. Cronus Logistics having taken over Cardiff Container Lines, have engaged with Associated British Ports (ABP) through incorporating one of their ports,…
Burhou I which was detained for more than a week at Wicklow Port. The coaster's name Burhou I (the 'I') refers to the island that forms one of the Channel Islands where during her near 40 year career she traded regularly.
Ports & Shipping
#Detained- A cargoship from Scotland that was detained in Wicklow Port for a more than a week including St. Patrick's Day, finally departed last night bound for Belfast, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 674 tonnes Burhou I was detained by Port…
The giant bucket of the dredging vessel Mimar Sinan clears sediment from a jetty in the Port of Milford Haven
Ports & Shipping
#Dredging - A £1.5m dredging campaign at the Pembrokeshire Port of Milford Haven, to clear the shipping channels and berths has been completed. The work is an essential part of ensuring the waters leading to and around the terminals on…
CLdN Ro-Ro continues with expansion by ordering more newbuilds
Ports & Shipping
#MoreOrders - CLdN Ro-Ro SA which operates between Dublin and northern European ports has now confirmed two more vessels have been ordered, with options for a further four, through the Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik. The orders according to Multimodal, follow an…
The Duke of Cambridge speaking at the signing of the declaration of the United for Wildlife International Taskforce on the Transportation of Illegal Wildlife Products, Buckingham Palace, London
Ports & Shipping
#SaveElephants - Leaders of the global transportation industry in London this week signed a new declaraction committing major steps to fight criminal wildlife trafficking that has been hailed by the Duke of Cambridge as 'a game changer in the race…
An artist's impression of the Ringaskiddy port redevelopment
Ports & Shipping
#ShippingReview – Jehan Ashmore reviews the shipping scene over the last fortnight. Container and ferry operator, Irish Continental Group released preliminary results for 2015 which reported positive operational and financial performance building upon the continued Irish economic recovery. Danish logistics…
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