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Shipping Review: Exports to UK Fall €300m, Dun Laoghaire Transfer ‘Imminent’ & IMDO Appointments

29th October 2016
The future of Dun Laoghaire Harbour? Minister for Transport said the transfer from DLHC control to the local county council is 'imminent' The future of Dun Laoghaire Harbour? Minister for Transport said the transfer from DLHC control to the local county council is 'imminent' Photo: Peter Barrow

#ShippingReview - Jehan Ashmore reviews the shipping scene from among the following stories over the last fortnight.

Irish exports to the UK were €9.5bn in the first eight months of 2016, a fall of €300m for same period last year according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

Operators of a chemical and products tankers, Ardmore Shipping select the UK P&I Club as its second P&I club.

In the Seanad, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said the transfer of Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company to the local council is ‘imminent’.

The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) has made two new appointments to the organisations key management team.

Published in Ports & Shipping
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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