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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…
Dublin Port Company to Pay State €10.2 Million
#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 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
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
#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…
Cruise Passenger Rise in Dublin Port
#DUBLIN PORT-Cruise-passenger numbers in Dublin Port rose by 7.5% this year according to yesterdays' Irish Times. During the 2011 cruise season, some 87 cruiseships brought over 135,000 passengers and crew to Dublin, delivering an estimated boost of between €35 and…
Former Dundalk Dredger Sold in Dublin Port
#DUBLIN PORT-The former Dundalk Port Company grab-hopper dredger Hebble Sand (1963/757grt), which has been laid-up in Dublin since last Summer, was sold to new owners a month ago, writes Jehan Ashmore. She remains berthed at the Bulk Jetty, Alexandra Basin,…
Dublin Port 'Draft' Masterplan 2011-2040 Goes On View
# DUBLIN PORT-The future plans of Dublin Port over the next three decades, was unveiled with the publication of the an ambitious €500m draft masterplan yesterday, and will be on display to the public, starting from today. Viewing of draft…
Dublin Port: Display of East Wall Life & Docklands
A photographic display of 'Dublin Port and the East Wall' will be held in the Dublin Port Company Centre, Alexandra Road, on Saturday 15th October.  The archives from the ports extensive collection depict how life was for generations who worked…
Dublin Port: As You’ve Never Seen It Before
Those taking Sea Safari's Dublin Port & River Liffey tours will be able to see the inner workings of Ireland's largest port and from a totally different perspective, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 45-minute tour sets out from beside the M.V.…
Dublin Port Tug Trio For Sale
Three Voith-Schneider tugs that are surplus to the requirements of the Dublin Port Company towage fleet are for sale, writes Jehan Ashmore. Two of the three tugs, Deilginis and Cluain Tarbh that are painted in a cream and black livery…

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