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The 'Spirit of Discovery in Cobh. The brand new luxury boutique British liner carried 999 passengers into Cork Harbour in July
There is only one more cruise ship is left to visit in December, for what has been a record cruise season for the Port of Cork with 100 cruise liners visiting in 2019. In total over 243,000 passengers and crew…
Dockers working on a coal vessel at Cork quays taken on 22 February 1957
In what will be a permanent reminder, EchoLive writes, are the Cork’s dockers and docking industry which is being sought as part of the area’s regeneration. Councillor Thomas Gould has asked Cork City Council to invite submissions from the public…
The always-absorbing world of a traditional sailing ship – students from Cork Life Centre get busy with Ilen Facilitator Chelsea Canavan during the vessel’s recent participation in Cork Mental Health Festival
The 1926-built 56ft Conor O’Brien trading ketch Ilen of Limerick has had an exceptionally busy first season in 2019 in her restored condition as achieved by the Ilen Boat-Building School of Limerick, and Liam Hegarty’s Oldcourt Boatyard in West Cork.…
The Port of Cork in 2017 signed a memorandum of understanding with a US company to import gas through Cork Harbour.
According to the Port of Cork there is "a lot of groundwork to complete" when it comes to finalising a deal to import gas through Cork Harbour, so writes BreakingNews.ie In 2017, the Port of Cork signed a memorandum of…
Another heavy-lift ship crane operation is to get under way involving the Happy Buccaneer as seen above entering Cork Harbour.
In the Port of Cork a major crane-loading operation gets underway this week. The heavy-lift ship, reports EchoLive, is the Happy Buccaneer which arrived yesterday and will be used to load five gantry cranes destined for Montreal. The operation will…
A computer-generated view of the planned container terminal at Ringaskiddy located in Cork Harbour
The Port of Cork CEO Brendan Keating has warned that investment in shipping infrastructure is key to offsetting the effects of Brexit in the southern region of the country. As EchoLive reports, Mr Keating told the Construction Industry Federation Southern…
 Belvelly Port
In 2017 the Port of Cork jointly with Lanber Holdings purchased Marino Point, a deep-water port facility in Cork Harbour and set up Belvelly Marino Development Company which operates as Belvelly Port Facility. Following consultation with Belvelly Marino Development Company,…
Iconic Sign: The Port of Cork sign located at the entrance to the city on Custom House Quay.
At the entrance to Cork city is the iconic Port of Cork sign which should be retained when the site is redeveloped the Green Party has said. A planning application, reports EchoLive.ie, has been lodged for Ireland's tallest building located…
The Marino Point jetty in Cork Harbour, the site of the former chemical factory IFI
According to EchoLive questions regarding plans for the long-awaited redevelopment of Marino Point, the former Irish Fertiliser Industries (IFI) site, near Cobh, will be taken by Port of Cork staff at two events in September. Two public information evenings are due…
CGI of the Port of Cork's €85m development to expand cargoship capacity facilities at Ringaskiddy terminal located in lower Cork Harbour which is now also to include an enlarged Customs Building given the likelihood of a hard Brexit
A doubling in the size of the customs building the Irish Examiner reports is planned by the Port of Cork at its Ringaskiddy terminal due to the increasing likelihood of a hard Brexit.  “We have to plan for the worst…
In 2018, the Port of Cork hosted 93 cruise ships, carrying in excess of 200,000 passengers and crew. The cruise ship visits continue in 2019 with the maiden call of Spirit of Discovery Cruise Liner (above) this July
The Port of Cork Company turnover in 2018 amounted to €35.4 million, an increase of €3.9 million from €31.5 million in 2017. The combined traffic of both the Ports of Cork and Bantry increased to 10.66 million tonnes in 2018…
'Spirit of Discovery in Cobh; this brand new luxury boutique British liner carries 999 passengers. Scroll down for photo gallery below
The latest cruise ship from Saga Cruises, the highly anticipated 'Spirit of Discovery' has docked in Cobh on her make her maiden call to a wet Cork Harbour today. As Afloat's Jehan Ashmore wrote yesterday, this brand new, luxury boutique British liner carries 999 passengers on…
 Spirit of Discovery will make her maiden call to Cobh today
The latest cruise ship from Saga Cruises, the highly anticipated Spirit of Discovery will make her maiden call to Cobh on Friday 19th July. As Afloat's Jehan Ashmore wrote yesterday, this brand new, luxury boutique British liner carries 999 passengers…
The Crown Princess cruise liner alongside in Cobh
Cruise Critic awards the highest-rated cruise destinations in 18 cruise regions across the globe in its annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards 2019 Cruise Critic, the world’s leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has announced the winners of its…
The Port of Cork
Today, Port of Cork and Port of Amsterdam International, in the presence of His Majesty Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Máxima, as well as Minister Sigrid Kaag, signed a collaboration agreement in Cork. Both ports will research in what areas they…
Le Grand Bleu as seen in July 2010
The Port of Cork has advised of traffic delays on Cork’s city quays with the pending arrival of what’s being described as the world’s largest private yacht in the city this morning (Wednesday 12 June). Le Grand Bleu arrived in…

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