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Cork's Blackrock Harbour Plaza Works Scheduled For Summer
#CorkHarbour - Sod will be turned in June for a new paved plaza at Blackrock Harbour in Cork city, as the Evening Echo reports. The €1.5 million scheme will see the harbour area completely redeveloped, with an open plaza with…
Body Found On Mudflats North Of Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - RTÉ News reports that a body has been discovered on the shoreline at an inlet north of Cork Harbour between Glounthaune and Midleton. Emergency services are on standby to retrieve the body, which is lying on tidal mudflats,…
Cork Harbour to Get €1bn Makeover into 'Sydney of Europe'
#CorkMakeover - In an image published on the Irish Independent (click here), this is what Cork harbour will look after a massive €1bn makeover that will transform it from an industrial eyesore, into one of the world's great maritime and…
80 Marine Jobs For Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D. today announced the creation of more than 80 new jobs in the marine energy sector for Cork Harbour today. The US ocean energy company, Resolute Marine Limited,…
Conference at IMERC: Cork Harbour – Energising the Region
#IMERCconference - Energy Cork and Irish Maritime Energy Resource Centre (IMERC) are to host a major one-day conference 'Energising the Region' next month in the National Maritime College of Ireland. The conference on Friday 12 December, is to acknowledge and…
Irish Shipping Ltd 30th Anniversary Recalls Role of Cork’s Shipbuilding Yards
#[email protected] – Irish Shipping Ltd had vessels built in the UK, outside Europe and notably during the tenure of Verolme Cork Dockyard which launched larger vessels before the 1984 closure of the company, writes Jehan Ashmore. It should be also…
Cork Has 'Potential to be Global Yacht Racing Hub', IMERC Hears
#corkharbour –  International yachting star Alex Thomson told an IMERC conference in Cork last night of the yachting opportunities for Cork Harbour. "I am delighted to be visiting Cork and working with the harbour here. I see Cork as a fantastic…
National Maritime College Celebrates 10 Years Of Education & Training
#nmci – This month sees the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) celebrate ten years in operation and an event to commemorate 10 years of world class maritime education and training in Ireland will be led by the Minister for…
Round–the–World Yachtsman Alex Thomson to Give October Talk in Cork
#alexthomson – Sailing superstar Alex Thomson returns to Cork next month to speak about his life on Thursday, October 16th at 8pm in a free public lecture at Cork's Millennium Hall, City Hall. Thomson sailed into Cork Harbour in April when he and…
Cove Sailing Club Expect Over 100 Yachts for Annual Cobh to Blackrock Race
#cove – Starting at 13:00hrs off Cobh Promenade on Saturday, Cove Sailing Club stages its annual Cobh to Blackrock Race season highlight in Cork Harbour. The Port of Cork and Union Chandlery have once again agreed to sponsor this year's racing…
Former Ocean-Going Tug Pulls into Cork City as Luxury Adventure SuperYacht
#LuxuryExpeditionYacht – Seawolf, a 58m five-star luxury adventure expedition superyacht, once known as the hardest working ocean-going tug in the world called to Cork City quays this morning, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 850 tonnes luxury vessel converted from the tug…
Marine Minister Welcomes EPA Licence For Haulbowline Clean-Up
#CorkHarbour - Following Marine Minister Simon Coveney's promise in May that the clean-up of the toxic waste site on Haulbowline Island 'will happen', the minister yesterday (25 July) welcomed confirmation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of their decision to…
US Training Ships Mark New and Old Ties with Cork Harbour
#UStrainingShips - A pair of US training vessels, one under sail the other motor-propelled have made new and continued old ties with Cork Harbour, writes Jehan Ashmore. Following a transatlantic sail from the US East coast, the SSV Corwith Cramer…
Cork Harbour Welcomes The Next Generation Of Seismic Survey Vessels
#CorkHarbour - Care of CorkHarbour.ie, here's a video introduction to the M/V Polarcus Amani, the modern 3D seismic survey vessel in Cork Harbour ahead of the largest offshore survey project of its kind in the South Porcupine Basin. The Polarcus…
Cork Harbour Open Day Date Announced for September 20th
#corkharbour – This year Cork Harbour Open Day will take place on Saturday 20th September 2014.The annual event promises once again to be an excellent weekend of fun for all the family around Cork Harbour, with many events free to…
Summertime Visitor Brings Feadship Luxury to Cork City Marina
#LuxuryFeadship - A luxury motoryacht the Katrion (2003/401grt) is berthed at Cork City Marina, the 10-guest, 38.6m Feadship built vessel is advertised for sale for just shy of €13m, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Cayman Islands flagged Feadship, a Dutch yard…

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