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Riverfest 2013 at Dublin Port Programme Saturday & Sunday June 1 & 2
Dublin Port
The full programme of activity includes: Saturday 1st JuneTall Ships from 11am to 6pmTug Boat Displays 2pmMarkets 11am to 6pmChildren's Funfair from 11am to 6pmMV Cill Airne Open Day from 11am to 6pmDJ and Competitions from 11am to 6pmRowing &…
Lord Mayor Launches Dublin Port's New 'Riverfest' Celebration
Dublin Port
The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Naoise Ó Muirí, today officially launched Dublin Port's first "Riverfest" – Ireland's new premier riverside and sailing festival. Taking place this June bank holiday weekend (Saturday 1st June to Monday 3rd June) along Dublin's historic…
Cruiseship Berths to be Much Closer up the Liffey
Dublin Port
#DublinPort –Visiting cruise ships such as today's arrival of Le Boreal to Dublin Port are to be brought much further up the Liffey in a new plan to develop deep water berths. Part of the river at Dublin Port is…
Dublin Port Company to pay €7m Dividend to the State
Dublin Port
#DublinPortAGM – At the AGM of the Dublin Port Company today, it was announced that the port will pay a €7m dividend to the State in June 2013 based on its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2012.…
Double First as Discovery Docks in Dublin Port with Opening of Cruise Season
Dublin Port
#Cruiseliners -Discovery not only has the distinction of becoming the first cruise caller to Dublin Port in 2013 but also under the brand of Cruise & Maritime Voyages, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 700 passenger capacity vessel docked today at Ocean…
On the Radio: Dublin Port and the Work of the Dockers
Dublin Port
#OnTheRadio – A talk about Dublin Port and the life and work of dockers will be broadcast from the decks of the Jeanie Johnston today between 3-5pm on Near 90.3FM Those involved in the broadcast are from the Dublin Dockworkers…
Slight Profit Rise for Dublin Port
Dublin Port
#DUBLIN PORT - Turnover at the Dublin Port Company has edged fractionally higher last year at €69.1m, with profits also increasing slightly. Exports were up at the commercial semi-state port to 11.5 million tonnes but were offset by a 2pc…
Minister Appoints Frater to Board of Dublin Port
Dublin Port
#DUBLIN PORT – Leo Varadkar, Minister for Transport, has appointed James Frater to the board of the Dublin Port Company. The Irish Times reports that the Scot has held senior positions at ports in the UK, Hong Kong and Oman.Dublin…
Dublin Port Seeks Position of Chief Engineer
Dublin Port
#DUBLIN PORT POSITION – Ireland's busiest port operated by the Dublin Port Company, which last year handled over 28m tonnes in goods, is currently seeking applications for the position of a Chief Engineer. To apply, send full personal, career and…
Photographic Exhibition: Ships and Workers in Dublin Docks
Dublin Port
#DUBLIN PORT PHOTOS - Starting today and tomorrow (Sat 6th July) is a photographic exhibition of 'Dublin Docks' which captures the daily lives of those working in the port spanning five decades (1940-1990). The exhibition is organised by the Dublin…
All Ships in Port to Sound their Horns to Mark Torch's Crossing of River Liffey
Dublin Port
#OLYMPICTORCH – Dublin Port are today making final preparations with some of the port's fleet of work boats in advance of the important role they will play in tomorrow's Olympic Torch Procession through Dublin. Dublin Port Company's state-of-the-art tug boats…
End of an Era as Last of Old Dublin Port Towage Fleet Sold
Dublin Port
#DUBLIN PORT TUGS SOLD – Ben Eadar becomes the final member of an older generation of tugs to be sold having belonged to the Dublin Port & Docks Board (DP&DB) which was later to become the Dublin Port Company, writes…
Dublin Port Company to Pay State €10.2 Million
Dublin Port
#DUBLIN PORT –  At its Annual General Meeting today, Dublin Port Company which operates Ireland's largest port, handling over half of Ireland's trade, announced it will pay a €10.2 million dividend to the State in June 2012 based on its…
Dublin Port Launches 30-year Masterplan
Dublin Port
#DUBLIN PORT–Dublin Port Company will invest €110m from its own reserves over next five years in the Capital's port it was announced this morning when a long term master plan was unveiled. The final Masterplan is available for download below.…
Minister to Launch Dublin Port Masterplan
Dublin Port
The Dublin Port Company Masterplan 2012–2040 will be launched by the Minister for Transport, Mr. Leo Varadkar T.D. on Wednesday. Mr. Eamonn O'Reilly, Chief Executive, Ms Lucy McCaffrey, Chairperson of Dublin Port Company and Dr. John Tierney, Dublin City Manager…
Dublin Port Ferry Passenger Numbers fell by 5.6% to 1.7m
Dublin Port
#PORTS – Dublin Port Company today published trade statistics for 2011. Total throughput in 2011 was broadly in line with 2010, down by only 0.1% to 28.1m tonnes. Within this, however, exports continued to grow and were up 2.8% in…

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