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The Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Laser Frostbite League in Cork Harbour continued last Saturday. The series is structured around a reliable race programme with FG at 10:15 and a commitment to have boats ashore again by Midday. The approach has…
#Refinery - The Irish Examiner writes that the Port of Cork is partially “insulated” said its chairman from future developments at Whitegate oil refinery but has a clear preference for it to remain operational. The refinery’s future continues to hang…
Cork Harbour's Cobh Trad Sail Maritime Lecture Series 2016 will be its most diverse, celebrating the harbour's great maritime tradition. 11th Feb: Escaping to Europe by Sea Humanitarian Operations in the Mediterranean 2015 by the Irish Naval Serice. Presented by Commander Ken Minihane and…
#CorkHarbour - Marine Minister Simon Coveney has announced details of the timetable for a two-and-a-half-year programme of core remediation works at Haulbowline Island, which will see the remediation of the island completed by mid 2018. This follows a Government decision…
Cool as a cucumber in some very scary seas, watch Irish boat builder Frank Kowalski put two of his new Barracuda vessels through their paces off the Daunt Rock outside Cork Harbour on the South coast of Ireland. The video shows a…
#TideTurns-The Irish Examiner looks at future developments of the City of Cork, among which are featured below plans for the city-centre ‘docklands’ and for the port downriver in the lower harbour.  The An Bord Pleanala granting of planning for Port…
#NMCI - The National Maritime College of Ireland features on tonight's episode of RTÉ 2's new TV series Tested on Humans. Tune in at 9pm this evening (Monday 14 December) to see presenters Claire Tracey and Keith Walsh find out…
#CorkHarbour - Cork Harbour is set to host the world's biggest training network for seamen and offshore workers, as the Irish Examiner reports. The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) was expected to make the announcement today at the CrewConnect…
Delegates from 18 countries are attending an international conference on safety at sea in Cork where it has been revealed that, since the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, the main problem encountered during ship inspections has been with…
#CorkHarbour - Falling prices across prime Cork Harbour waterfront sites could be a boon for investors with serious plans in light of the Government's new marine focus. As the Irish Examiner reports, the former Haulbowline Industries site at Passage West,…
#RushbrookeScrap - The High Court has dismissed a challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s grant of permission for construction of a scrap metal processing facility at the former ship-building yard in Cobh, Co Cork. Mr Justice Seamus Noonan rejected the challenge…
British solo sailor Alex Thomson was back in Irish waters yesterday when he returned to James O'Brien's Cork Harbour Marina for a pit stop on his new IMOCA 60 Hugo Boss yacht. Looking for all the world like a prop…
#ExpeditionYacht - It is refreshing to report on a leisure based visitor to Cork Harbour that is neither a massive sized cruiseship or a stereotypical private motoryacht, as Turmoil has proved today, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Turmoil, a luxury expedition…
#CorkHarbour - Environment Minister Alan Kelly has turned the sod on a new €91 million wastewater treatment facility for Cork Harbour that's set to curb the release of untreated sewage into the water supply. As Irish Building reports, the new…
Hibernia Express Subsea Cable Arrives In Cork
#HiberniaExpress - The Hibernia Express long-distance fibre optic link has arrived in Cork, according to RTÉ News. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the transatlantic subsea cable is the first modern telecommunications cable of its kind to link North American and…

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