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#Jobs&Careers - Eucon, part of the Container & Terminal division of Irish Continental Group (ICG) have become the first company registered for a new Logistics Associate Apprenticeship programme.

The apprenticeship programme is to be delivered in association with Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) School of Management. They expect to have first apprentices recruited and ready to begin their new careers for September 2018.

For more information visit their Careers page here for a downloadable page. 

Eucon operate lift on/lift off (Lo-Lo) container services between Ireland and mainland Europe, connecting Dublin, Cork and Belfast with Antwerp, Belgium and Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

The operator provides services on this network comprising seven containerships, among them the Cypriot flagged Elbetrader (pictured above) which has a 974 TEU capacity.

At time of writing, Elbetrader is underway in the Celtic Sea, en route from Rotterdam and bound for Dublin Port. The vessel is due to arrive early this evening by docking at berth 50(S) which is located at Dublin Ferryport Terminal (DFT) also a division of ICG.

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The 24 teams from UCD, DCU, DIT, CIT, UCC, NUIG, Queens and Trinity were greeted with sunny blue skies as they arrive down to Dingle Sailing Club on Saturday morning the 17th of October to compete in the first day of the 2015 IUSA Easterns. The winds were light in the harbour and struggling to reach five knots. While the boats were being rigged, course being set and committee getting in position the breeze began to rise as if to welcome the sailors to the waters of Dingle.

The races got off to a slow start due to problems arising with the jury boats in the flooding tide, making areas of the course to shallow to sail in. Once these problems were remedied the races flew by. Locals and tourists looked on from the grass area as they were treated to watch very close racing. As the sun began to set and the temperatures dropped the committee called racing for the day after 61 tight races. At the end of the day the leaders of the gold, silver and bronze round robins were UCC1, UCD3 and UCD5 respectively.

An earlier first gun saw the teams on the water for 9:30am on Sunday morning and racing got underway immediately. The racing went straight into the quarterfinals with best of 3 matches for the gold and silver fleet and best of one for the bronze fleet. The finals were UCD1 versus CIT1 in the gold fleet, TCD3 versus TCD4 in the silver fleet, and TCD5 versus TCD6 in the bronze fleet with UCD1, TCD3 and TCD5 all coming out victorious.

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