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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…
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…

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