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Planning Approval Given to Dublin Port's Latest Phase of Its Inland Development

15th August 2019
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A containership berthed at Dublin Port A containership berthed at Dublin Port Photo: Jehan Ashmore

Planning approval has been secured by Dublin Port for the development of the next phase of its inland port near Dublin Airport.

The latest stage, reports Independent.ie, of the inland port will include a site with capacity to store more than 2,000 shipping containers. It will also include infrastructure such as an ESB substation, an office building and gantry.

Dublin Port only recently started developing the inland port to allow it to free up valuable space at its main gateway, where a huge capital investment programme is currently underway.

In its recent masterplan update, Dublin Port Company said the 44-hectare inland port will "allow port-related but non-core activities to be relocated away from Dublin Port".

"This, in turn, will free up much-needed land close to the quays and berths in Dublin Port for the transit storage of cargo," it added.

To read more on this latest phase of port development click here. 

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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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