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US Schoolship Students to Cobh Train In National Maritime College
#USschoolship – US students from a schoolship berthed in Cobh have been training at the National Maritime College of Ireland, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 12,524 tonnes schoolship State of Maine as previously reported on Afloat.ie is operated by the Maine…
Balmy Night For Cork Harbour Sailing League
#corkharbour – The balmy evening in Cork harbour brought out a good turn of boats last night which were divided into two starts and enjoyed a southerly breeze of 8 to 10 knots at the start with an ebb tide.…
Sea Fest Cork Harbour; Ireland's First National Maritime Festival
#corkharbour – All sorts of fun will be available at Ireland's first national maritime festival, SeaFest 2015, from hurricane wind simulators, modern day warship tours, shellfish cookery demonstrations, a fish market, ship simulators, sailboats and ferries in Cork Harbour and…
US Trainee Schoolship State of Maine Makes Cobh Call
#USschoolship - Cobh which is synonymous with cruiseships is host to a US training schoolship with up to 300 students on board, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 12,524 tonnes schoolship State of Maine is understood to have departed her homeport of…
Hope in the Great War 2014-18 RNLI Exhibition in Cork Harbour
A new exhibition on the role of the Royal National lifeboat Institution is coming to Cork Harbour's Camden Fort Meagher In Crosshaven and will be open to the public every weekend during this coming month of July. The bravery of RNLI…
€61m Funds to Remediate Cork Harbour's Haulbowline Island
#haulbowline – The toxic site at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour looks set to be cleaned up following a Government decision to allocate a total budget for the island remediation project of €61m. Commenting at the decision, the Minister for Agriculture, Food…
Hibernia Express Subsea Cable Set To Make Cork A Global Internet Hub
#Subsea - The Irish Times has more details on the new transatlantic subsea internet cable Hibernia Express, work on which got underway this past March. Clearance and pre-laying work continued this month in the Celtic Sea to prepare for the…
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…

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