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Boost for Ireland as Irish Shipping Considered 'Highest Quality'
Irish ships will now be considered of the highest quality and will be subject to less inspections in ports throughout the region following an international meeting in Dublin today. The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU)…
Three Cruise Liners Arrive in Dublin Port
Of the 86 Cruise liners due in to Dublin Port this Summer, three are docked in the Capital's port today, two arriving after 7am this morning. Cruise liner traffic into Dublin is in line with last years figures when almost…
Rechristening of arrested vessel for its new role in Mercy mission to Gaza
The MV Linda is to be rechristened the Rachel Corrie on Wednesday, May 12th, at 10am in Dundalk Port, in honour of the 23 year old American peace activist who was killed during a non-violent protest to stop Israeli forces…
Demand for Ferry Travel Trebles During Aviation Crisis
An estimated 62,000 additional passengers were carried by passenger ferries through Irish ports over the first 6 days of the aviation crisis according to data from the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO).  The unprecedented events resulted in an estimated 300%…
Irish Ports and Shipping recover from record falls
The Irish ports and shipping sectors began to show positive signs of recovery towards the last quarter of 2009 following a record fall in volumes earlier in the year as the downturn in the economy bit hardest, according to the…

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