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The appointment of two non-executive members to the board of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority (WHA) has been announced by Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon.

Minister Mallon said “I am pleased to announce a first term appointment for Fiona Hanna and a second term appointment for Richard Johnston.

“Warrenpoint Port has ambitious development plans which will provide support as it recovers from the pandemic and takes advantage new of opportunities, as well as supporting the local economy and providing opportunities for growth.

"The Port will also have a focus on working with stakeholders and partners in bringing forward important strategic projects such as the Narrow Water Bridge and the Southern Relief Road. I am confident that the experience Fiona and Richard bring, will be of considerable value to the Board in the years ahead”.

On 1 August, the appointments had come into effect and will be for a maximum of four years.

The appointments have been made in accordance with the Commissioner for Public Appointments for Northern Ireland’s Code of Practice.

Published in Ports & Shipping

Northern Ireland's Department of Infrastructure (DfI) has announced two appointments to the board of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority. 

The DfI's Permanent Secretary has appointed David Gray who is to serve for a first term and Geraldine Donaghy to serve a second term on the WHA Board.

The Board members have responsibility, under a series of Harbour Orders, for preserving, improving and managing the Port of Warrenpoint.

The appointments according to the Newry Times, will take effect from 1 December 2019 and will be for a maximum of four years.

DfI has thanked the outgoing non-executive members Alan Stephens and Trevor Haslett for their valuable contribution to WHA during their tenure.

Published in Ports & Shipping