#FuelPipeline – The Irish Times reports that an aviation fuel pipeline between Dublin port and Dublin airport is to be lodged with a planning application to City and Fingal councils in the coming weeks.
The project envisages replacing existing road tanker traffic with direct pipeline supply and would involve major works along suburban routes such as the Malahide Road.
The pipeline project proposed by a company called Independent Pipeline Company, is backed by Co Laois-based engineering concern Fingleton White, and Dublin-based fuel transporters Reynolds Logistics.
Fingleton White previously received planning permission for an underground pipeline between the port and airport in 2001, but this was never built due to uncertainty in the aviation industry after the attack on New York's Twin Towers.
The original route of the pipeline was via East Wall and Clonliffe roads to Drumcondra and onwards via Whitehall and Santry to the airport. For much more on this story, click HERE.