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Former Ocean-Going Tug Pulls into Cork City as Luxury Adventure SuperYacht
Cork Harbour
#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
Cork Harbour
#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
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
Cork Harbour
#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
Cork Harbour
#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
Cork Harbour
#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…
Empire Strikes Back as US Cadet Training Ship Visits Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour
#TrainingShip – Veteran US merchant training ship T.S. Empire State (1962/14,557grt) arrived into Cork Harbour this morning, the Irish port forming one of several European ports of call as part of an annual Summer Sea Term, writes Jehan Ashmore. The…
Haulbowline Island EPA Waste Licence Welcomed By Minister
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD today welcomed the notification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of their proposed decision to grant a waste licence for the remediation of East Tip site at…
Snapshot Cork Dockyard: Tanker and Seismic Ships Berth Alongside
Cork Harbour
#CorkDockyard – Following a previous snap-shot of Cork Dockyard, which focused on L.E. Eithne, the quays of the ship-repairs and maintenance facility is also where a coastal tanker and a seismic support vessel are berthed, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 4,972dwt…
Snapshot of Cork Dockyard: The Last Irish Built Ship and Three Decades of Grey
Cork Harbour
#CorkDockyard – Among the shipping seen at Cork Dockyard yesterday was the Naval Service 'flagship' L.E. Eithne (P31) which was berthed in the graving dock, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Helicopter Patrol Vessel (HPV) is at the shipyard and repair facility…
‘Emer’ Retains Navy's Name Despite Career Change to Oil-Field Role off Africa
Cork Harbour
#EmerSailsAway – As previously reported, M.V. Emer which departed Cork for the final time yesterday, has set a course bound for Nigeria, to begin a first-time change in her career since commissioning into Naval Service in 1978, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
‘Emer’ Finally Departs Cork Bound for Nigerian Service
Cork Harbour
#EmerSailsAway – The former Naval Service OPV ship, L.E. Emer, set sail yesterday from Cork Harbour bound for Nigeria, having completed dry-docking work following her sale last year, writes Jehan Ashmore. No longer a naval vessel and her prefix of…
€10k Prize Money for Cork Harbour ISAF Match Race Worlds
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour – A prize fund of €10,000 has been allocated to the top women sailors competing at next week's ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club in Cork Harbour writes Claire Bateman. Thirteen international teams are…
Marine Minister Welcomes Contract For Haulbowline Island Bridge Works
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - Marine Minister Simon Coveney yesterday (12 May) attended the contract signing for the remediation of bridge access Haulbowline Island, a €1.85 million deal that was awarded by Cork County Council to L&M Keating Ltd. Commenting at the signing,…
French Windsurfer Wins Cork Harbour's Round the Island Race
Cork Harbour
#corkharbour –  A French sailor took advantage of gusty weather in Cork Harbour to pass race leader Jeff Condell to win yesterday afternoon's revival of the famous 15–mile Round Cobh Island windsurf race. The race, organised by Eddie English of Sailcork, was won in…
Haulbowline Clean-Up 'Will Happen' Says Minister After Plan Approved
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - The Irish Examiner reports on An Bord Pleanála's approval of a €40 million scheme to turn the toxic waste dump on Haulbowline Island into a public park. Plans for the Cork Harbour site, adjacent to the former Irish…

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