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Dublin Port HQ is an 'Open House' in the Capital
#DublinPortCENTRE – Open House Dublin (4-6 October) is to feature the Port Centre, the headquarters of Dublin Port Company which is among 100 buildings celebrating opening its doors to the public next weekend. The Port Centre designed by Architects Niall…
Dublin Port Company to Pay Additional €8m Dividend to State
#DublinPORT - Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar has announced Dublin Port Company will pay an additional dividend of €8m to the State during 2013, bringing the company's total dividend to €15m. The decision to pay the second special dividend was…
O'Brien Backing Dublin Shipping Services Hub Scheme
#DublinPort - Billionaire businessman Denis O'Brien is behind an ambitious plan to make Dublin Port an international shipping services hub for the maritime industry, as The Irish Times reports. The scheme has been presented to Dublin City Council as part…
Dublin Port Company Publish Annual Report & Accounts 2012
#DublinPort – The Dublin Port Company have published their Annual Report & Accounts for 2012 following a presentation of the accounts by Minister for Transport Mr. Leo Varadker to the Government at cabinet level last week.  As previously reported on…
Riverfest 2013 at Dublin Port Programme Saturday & Sunday June 1 & 2
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
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
#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
#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
#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
#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 - 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 – 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 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 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
#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 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…

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