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Dun Laoghaire Plans Get 'Huge Endorsement' From US Cruise Line

4th December 2013
Dun Laoghaire Plans Get 'Huge Endorsement' From US Cruise Line

#Cruises - Dun Laoghaire Harbour officials have reported a "huge endorsement" by American cruise companies of their plans to transform the Dublin Bay port into a top cruise destination.

The team from the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company, joined by a senior official from Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, has just returned from an informal sales trip to Seattle, Los Angeles and Miami where they pitched the port's plans for a new cruise liner quay to some of the top operators in the industry.

Speaking to, Dun Laoghaire Harbour chief executive Gerry Dunne described the trip as "very successful" in drumming up interest for the new berth proposals.

It's expected that the new development would future-proof the harbour to accommodate the next generation of cruise liners currently too large to dock in Dun Laoghaire or Dublin Port - which itself has plans for a modern cruise terminal.


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