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Port of Cork Granted Planning Permission for Ringaskiddy Development
#ringsakiddy – The Port of Cork has welcomed the decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for the Ringaskiddy Port Redevelopment project in the lower harbour. The development, which will ultimately amount to an investment of around €100…
Safehaven's Barracuda Latest Video – She's as Mean as She Looks!
#safehaven – Now here's is a harbour-hog deterrent to absolutely Die Another Day for. Afloat.ie reported on the The Bond-style interceptor earlier this month, the brand new design boasts a 40-plus knot top speed, stealthy low-radar profile, nightvision cameras, ballistic…
Cork Harbour's Hosford Signs Chinese Deal for Shanghai Moth Regatta
#moth – Stewart Hosford, the yacht racing industry executive who identifed Cork harbour's potential as a 'Global Yacht Racing Hub', has signed up a top Chinese Asset Management company as a sponsor of a high profile Moth regatta.  At a press…
Lusitania's Story Continues 100 Years On - But Time Is Running Out
#Lusitania - This week saw the centenary of the sinking of the Lusitania marked with commemorative events in Cork Harbour, including a ceremony in Cobh led by President Michael D Higgins and a cruise call by the Cunard Line's Queen…
Commemorative Lusitania Ceremony Held in Cobh Led By President Higgins
#Lusitania100 - A commemoration ceremony hosted by Cunard and the Port of Cork was led by President Michael D Higgins today in Cobh to mark the centenary of the sinking of the Lusitania off the Cork coast. Shortly after 7am,…
Marine Minister Welcomes Reopening Of Haulbowline Island Bridge
#CorkHarbour - Marine Minister Simon Coveney last Friday (1 May) officially re-opened the newly remediated Haulbowline Island Bridges at Cork Harbour. The bridges have undergone extensive repairs and upgrades as part of the early preparatory phase of the Haulbowline Island…
10,000 To Attend Lusitania Commemoration In Cork Harbour
#lusitania – President Michael D Higgins will lead a commemoration event in Cobh on Thursday, 7th May to mark the centenary of the sinking of the Lusitania. The event, which will also be attended by a number of other VIPs…
National Maritime College Sailing Third in Hydro's Cup
#NMCI – On the 14th April, a team from the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) from Cork Harbour travelled to Le Havre in France to compete in the 'Hydro's Cup'. Invites are exclusively sent out to sea-farers or cadets…
National Maritime College Of Ireland Wins Prestigious Award
#NMCI - The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) in Cork Harbour has been recognised for its excellence at the 2015 Irish Logistics and Transport Awards for the second year in succession. Taking the award for its Bachelor of Business degree…
No Decision Yet on Haulbowline Yacht Racing Hub in Cork Harbour
#haulbowline – Marine minister Simon Coveney says there has been no final decision taken on an 'Ocean Yacht Racing Hub' within the Naval Service base at Haulbowline island in Cork Harbour. In this morning's Irish Times newspaper, marine correspondent Lorna…
Irish Maritime Expertise Delivers Canary Island's Offshore Survival Training
#nmci – The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI), in Cork harbour, is the lead partner in the delivery of the Canary Island's first Offshore Survival Training Centre. A ceremony to mark the partnership will be held in Las Palmas…
Spike Island Interpretive Centre Could Be Ready By Next Summer
#CorkHarbour - Five years after Spike Island was first opened as a tourist attraction, plans are in the making for a new interpretive centre on the site that could be ready by next summer. As the Irish Examiner reports, the…
Russian Research Vessel And Naval Service Newest OPV at Cork Dockyard
#ResearchNavy - A Russian research vessel built during the Soviet era along with the Naval Service's newest patrol vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett (P61) are at Cork Dockyard, writes Jehan Ashmore. Geolog Dmitriy Nalivkin of 1,935 tonnes was built in Turku, Finland…
New Format Cork Harbour Festival Gets Heavyweight Support
#corkharbour – Ocean to City and Cork Harbour Open Day are delighted to announce that they will join forces and launch a new maritime festival by the name of ''Ocean to City - Cork Harbour Festival''. The new Cork Harbour…
Celebration of Ireland's 'Ocean Wealth' to Be Held in Cork Harbour This Summer
#oceanwealth – A major celebration of Ireland's ocean wealth will take place in Cork harbour this summer. A two day event, 10th and 11th July, is planned for Ringaskiddy and Haulbowline in association with IMERC and with support from Beaufort Laboratory, UCC, the…
Lusitania Commemorations Begin In Cork Harbour
#Lusitania - Commemorations for those who died in the sinking of the Lusitania 100 years ago began in Cork Harbour yesterday (Sunday 1 February), as The Irish Times reports. Starting with the tolling of St Colman's Cathedral's 49 bells in…

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