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'No Issues' With Drogheda Port Soil Shipments

23rd July 2016
File photo of activity along the North Quay, Drogheda  File photo of activity along the North Quay, Drogheda Credit: Drogheda Port Company

#Contaminated - Drogheda Port Company said it was normal practise to transport shipments of contaminated soil to Rotterdam.

Some concerns had been raised when the trucks were spotted driving through Drogheda, last Thursday, with the loads that came from a construction site.

But Captain Martin Donnelly said the process was 'bread and butter' for the port and something they are well used to dealing with.

The shipment on the MV Brufjell to Rotterdam departed on the Thursday night. 

For more the Drogheda Independent has a report here.

Published in Drogheda Port
Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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