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Figures released from the Central Statistics Office reveal that Irish ports handled 55.1 million tonnes of goods last year, an increase of 3.3% on the previous year.
Total goods forwarded from Irish ports, RTE News reports, amounted to 18 million tonnes, a slight increase of 0.8% when compared with the previous year.
A total of 37.1 million tonnes of goods were received in 2018, an annual increase of 4.5%.
The CSO noted that Dublin port accounted for 59.3% of all vessel arrivals in Irish ports and 47.8% of the total tonnage of goods handled in 2018.
The routes between Dublin and three UK ports - Holyhead, Liverpool and Milford Haven were the busiest routes for inward movement of goods last year.
More on Irish ports can be read here.
#CSOportStats – Port Statistics for 2013 have been released from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) which show their analysis on Irish Ports which handled more traffic when compared to 2012.
The annual analysis also shows that the number of vessels arriving in Irish ports during 2013 increased by 1.1% to 11,940.
The routes between Dublin and three UK ports – Milford Haven (oil products only), Holyhead and Liverpool were the busiest routes for inward movement of goods in 2013. These accounted for nearly one quarter of the total weight of goods received. The Dublin-Liverpool and Dublin-Holyhead routes were also the busiest routes in terms of goods forwarded.
For much more in-depth analysis of the CSO figures, visit this LINK.
#IrishExPORTS – A weak international demand has seen a fall of 10% on the value of Irish exports during the month of February.
New figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate exports decreased by €753 million to €6.65 billion in February compared with the same period last year.
The decline was driven by a 15 per cent (€309 million) fall in exports of medical and pharmaceutical products and an 18 per cent (€286 million) drop in organic chemical exports.
To read more on this story The Irish Times has a report.