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Rosslare Europort Set for Investment in Region of €90m through Brexit Adjustment Reserve

17th December 2021
Co. Wexford where Rosslare Europort is set for an investment in the region of €90m through the Brexit Adjustment Reserve Co. Wexford where Rosslare Europort is set for an investment in the region of €90m through the Brexit Adjustment Reserve Credit: Rosslare Europort-twitter

Wexford People reports, that Rosslare Europort is set to see a substantial investment rumoured to be in the region of €90 million through the Brexit Adjustment Reserve.

A total of €1 billion in EU funding was allocated to Ireland as part of the scheme and Minister James Browne has received confirmation that some of these funds will cover a substantial investment in infrastructure at Rosslare.

"This represents a real game-changer when it comes to the development of the port as a strategic port for Ireland and will see a new state of the art Border Control Post facility installed, for which the OPW has already lodged a planning application with Wexford County Council.

"This funding follows on from the €42m invested by Iarnród Éireann in Rosslare Europort over the next five years which will see them undertake a number of projects in the port’s masterplan.”

Further reading here from the regional newspaper. 

Published in Rosslare Europort
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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About Rosslare Europort

2021 sees Rosslare Europort hitting a new record with a total of 36 shipping services a week operating from the port making it one of the premier Irish ports serving the European Continent. Rosslare Europort is a gateway to Europe for the freight and tourist industries. It is strategically located on the sunny south-east coast of Ireland.

Rosslare is within a 90-minute driving radius of major Irish cities; Dublin, Cork and Limerick. Rosslare Europort is a RoRo, RoPax, offshore and bulk port with three RoRo berths with a two-tier linkspan, we also have a dedicated offshore bulk berth.

Exports in Rosslare Europort comprise mainly of fresh products, food, pharmaceuticals, steel, timber and building supplies. While imports are largely in the form of consumer goods such as clothes, furniture, food, trade vehicles, and electronics.

The entire Europort is bar-swept to 7.2 meters, allowing unrestricted access to vessels with draughts up to 6.5 metres. Rosslare Europort offers a comprehensive service including mooring, stevedoring and passenger-car check-in for RoRo shipping lines. It also provides facilities for offshore, dry bulk and general cargo.

The port currently has twice-daily round services to the UK and direct services to the continent each day. Rosslare Europort has a fleet of Tugmasters service, fork-lift trucks, tractors and other handling equipment to cater for non-standard RoRo freight.

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