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Cork Harbour from the air
Port of Cork
Every year the Port of Cork Company compiles a much sought after calendar of Port and harbour photos. Over the years the themes and designs have varied from old style maritime paintings, historic photos of the port demonstrating the ports…
A new €750,000 automated gate operating system for its Tivoli Container Terminal
Port of Cork
The Port of Cork Company (POCC) has announced the recent introduction of a new €750,000 automated gate operating system for its Tivoli Container Terminal. The new system will help support terminal efficiency and modernise the container collection and delivery process…
Tall Ship Visit to Cork from Twinned Sister City of Cologne
Port of Cork
The tall ship Brigg ROALD AMUNDSEN will travel from Cologne to its twinned sister city of Cork next week. The group from Cologne are setting sail from Cherbourg to Cork on the Brigg ROALD AMUNDSEN on the 23rd of October.…
The Cork Sail Training Bursary Scheme awards in Cork
Seascapes
Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of Seascapes, your maritime programme, this week we remember diver, seafarer and trade unionist Des Brannigan ; we hear from Ron Coveney at the naming ceremony of a new Atlantic 85 lifeboat to…
Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich
Tall Ships
The Norwegian tall ship, Christian Radich, one year short of its 80th anniversary, made a fine sight in Cork city last night. The 1937 built ship is berthed at the North Custom House Quay. As Afloat.ie previously reported, the visit…
Mainport Cedar (built 2013) is on her first ever call to Cork where owners Mainport Group are based
Port of Cork
#UNship - Mainport Cedar, which carried out a UN World Food Program to war-torn Yemen is on her first visit to Cork City where her Irish owners are based, writes Jehan Ashmore. It was during the 9 month contract to…
Nissan Motor Car Carrier fleet includes the 800 vehicle City of Sunderland, named after the UK location of their car manufacturing plant in north-east England
Port of Cork
#CorkCars? - Nissan Europe have dismissed speculation, writes TheJournal.ie, that it is interested in taking over a site south of Cork City at the 130-acre former Amgen facility in Carrigtwohill. Fianna Fáil city councillor Kenneth O’Flynn had claimed that he…
Back L to R: Brendan Keating Port of Cork, Sara Mackeown Port of Cork, Sunhwa and Colin Jenkins Seamen’s Christian Friends Society Front L to R: Jessica Mullins Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland and Conor Mowlds National Maritime College of Ireland
Port of Cork
The Port of Cork had a team of over 90 cyclists who recently completed the An Post Rebel Tour cycle from Glengarriff. Cyclists from a range of port related companies took part in the cycle which was co-sponsored by the…
Dinghy sailors Ryan (9) and Ronan McCormick competed in the seven mile Cobh to Blackrock race
Cork Harbour
Ryan McCormick took part in the Cobh to Blackrock sailing race organised by Cove Sailing Club last Saturday 17th September. Nine year old Ryan sailed for the first time with his uncle and picked up the basic skills very quickly.…
HNLMS Holland, leadship of her namesake class, is to make a crew rest call and host events for Dutch trade and business interests located in Cork and the Munster region
Naval Visits
#HollandVisit- A Royal Netherlands Navy ship is to visit Cork City for crew rest and recreation in addition to promoting Dutch trade and business interests in the Munster region, writes Jehan Ashmore. HNLMS Holland the leadship of its namesake class…
Top Port – Cork harbour and Cobh are critic's favourite
Cork Harbour
Cruise Critic, a world leading cruise review site and online cruise community, has announced the winners of the inaugural Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards with Cork harbour’s Cobh ranked second favourite cruise destination in the British Isles and Western…
Celebrity Eclipse off Cobh was ranked second place at the inaugural Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards
Port of Cork
#CobhAward – TripAdvisor which owns Cruise Critic, the world's largest cruise review site and online cruise community, has announced Cobh as among the winners of the inaugural Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. In the British Isles and Western Europe…
Brand new German cruiseship, Mein Schiff 5 which is making its first ever visit to an Irish port had to change ports due to high winds
Cruise Liners
#WindsofChange – Afloat.ie has monitored Mein Schiff 5 movements noting the new cruiseship less than two months in service was forced to change its first ever call to an Irish port today, writes Jehan Ashmore. It transpired that high winds…
13 trainees from Cork City and County sailed the Morgenster ship over 12 days from Belfast
Tall Ships
32 young people from all backgrounds and a range of abilities across Cork City and County who have completed Tall Ship voyages aboard the Cork-Based Vessel Spirit of Oysterhaven and the Dutch Tall Ship Morgenster during the 2016 season will…
Blackrock Castle - this weekend a fleet of boats sails up the River Lee from Cobh to moor at the uppermost navigable point of the river
Island Nation
This Saturday will be a special one in Cork City when a fleet of boats sails up the River Lee from Cobh to moor at the uppermost navigable point of the river which yachts can reach. Cruisers and dinghies will…
Cunard's 'Vista' class Queen Elizabeth, the 90,000 gross tonnage cruiseship during a call to Cobh, where there are plans to build a new €15m deep-water quay to handle increasing number of much larger cruiseships
Port of Cork
#NewBerth - A new €15m deep-water quay in Cobh is in the planning by the Port of Cork, to handle the increasing number of large cruise liners expected to arrive in the near future. The Irish Examiner writes the port…
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