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Fair Winds Blow for Warrenpoint Port Trade

6th August 2014
Fair Winds Blow for Warrenpoint Port Trade

#WarrenpointPort- If the recent experience of Northern Ireland's harbour in Warrenpoint is anything to go by, the region is well on its way to economic recovery as the Co. Down port is showing a rise in trading activity.

With imports such as animal feeds and exports including bulk cement and building materials, the Port of Warrenpoint recorded a doubling of pre-tax profits to around £850,000 in 2013.

There are now plans for a new yachting marina, increased cruise ship activity and even the possibility of taking over facilities in Greenore, Co. Louth, on the other side of the border.

The Belfast Telegraph has more to report, click HERE


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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