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The historic Bonded Warehouses that form the Port of Cork HQ site in the city centre
#PortCorkSite - Elected representatives were dismayed to be told yesterday that Cork City Council does not have plans for the historic site, which was once earmarked for a National Diaspora Centre. The Evening Echo reports that in recent weeks, the…
 Kealkill National School were winners of ‘Best Overall Project’ in this year’s primary schools initiative
Bantry Bay Port Company has announced Kealkill National School as winners of ‘Best Overall Project’ in this year’s primary schools initiative. Local 5th class primary schools were invited to take part and submit a project based on the theme ‘A…
MSC Splendida carrying 4,500 passengers which berthed in Cobh
#BusyCork - Cork's economy writes the Evening Echo, is set to be boosted by cruiseships bringing almost 20,000 passengers and crew expected in a 10-day period. Port of Cork officials estimate that 13,500 passengers and 5,000 crew will pass through…
A major coup for Port of Cork in landing potentially lucrative first direct freight shipping service between Cuba and northern Europe
#CorksCubaCoup - A major coup for the Port of Cork has been achieved in landing a potentially lucrative spot on the first direct freight shipping service from northern Europe to Cuba since economic sanctions were removed on the Caribbean country.…
Container Ship MV Northern Dedication calls to Port of Cork
Tomorrow,  container ship MV Northern Dedication will berth at the Port of Cork’s Deepwater Berth in Ringaskiddy as part of a weekly scheduled call from Central America to Cork. This container ship is the largest container ship to berth in…
New Tug ‘Celtic Fergus’ Arriving at Port of Cork Deepwater Berth in Ringaskiddy
Cork shipping company Celtic Tugs, a subsidiary of Irish Mainport Holdings, have purchased a new Tug which arrived into Ringaskiddy Deepwater Berth in the Port of Cork on 31st March. The new tug is expected to rejuvenate the company’s existing…
L to R: Captain Michael McCarthy Port of Cork, Hendrick Verwey Cobh Tidy Towns, Brendan Keating Port of Cork and Ruth Ring Cobh Tidy Towns
The commitment and effort of the Cobh Tidy Town volunteers in maintaining the landscape of Cobh town was acknowledged by the Port of Cork today when they handed over the keys to a small pickup truck. The truck will enable…
Historic US Cruises to Cuba! Adonia, P&O Cruises smallest cruiseship berthed at Cobh last year. The ship is from Spring to operate week-long trips from Miami, Florida for new brand ‘fathom’. Passengers are to participate in 'impact-travel' concept cruises that involve social-programmes to assist communities while visiting Cuba and the Dominican Republic.
#2ndCruiseBerth - The feasibility of building a second cruise berth in Cobh is been explored by the Port of Cork, which would greatly enhance Cork’s ability to attract more liners, reports The Evening Echo. The port’s commercial manager, Michael McCarthy,…
An artist's impression of the Ringaskiddy port redevelopment
#PortOfCork - Next Wednesday 23 March is the closing date for tenders for the €100 million redevelopment of the Port of Cork's Ringaskiddy port, according to The Irish Times. Plans for a new container shipping terminal at the Cork Harbour…
Captain Mike McCarthy of the Port of Cork
The Port of Cork is set to attend Seatrade Cruise Global, the Cruise Industry’s Premier Global event next week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Seatrade Cruise Global is one of the key events in the cruise calendar and guarantees to bring…
Port of Cork, expansion at Ringaskiddy Deepwater Port
#Expansion - The Port of Cork is set to gain €30m from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to development the country's biggest natural harbour. The project, with the Port of Cork as borrower, is currently going through an appraisal process…
#BantryUpgrade - Following a public tender process, BAM Civil Ltd has been appointed as the main contractor by Bantry Bay Port Company to undertake the new Bantry Inner Harbour Development, as reported earlier today on Afloat.ie. This development marks the…
#BantryUpgrade - An upgrade costing €8.5m to the main harbour in Bantry Bay writes the Irish Examiner is expected to get underway later this month. The long-awaited project at the port (see 2015 figures) will provide a huge boost to…
Total traffic through the Port of Cork and Bantry Bay Port Company in 2015 reached a total of 11 million tonnes. Total Trade traffic at the Port of Cork reached 9.8 million tonnes up a significant 10% on 2014 traffic…
#CustomHouse - Port of Cork Company's historic city-centre Custom House according to the Irish Examiner is set to be put on the market in the coming weeks as it advances plans to relocate to Ringaskiddy. The building will be brought…
#PortofCork2015 - The year 2015 has been significant for the Port of Cork Company in many ways. Trade traffic has been performing well and according to the company, well over €8 million tonnes of cargo moving in and out of…

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