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Calls for funding of Irish ports with better connections to continental Europe following Brexit among them Rosslare Europort (above) where rival ferry operators complete on services to the UK and France
#IrishPorts - There are growing calls writes the Irish Examiner for additional funding to be given to ports to improve connectivity to continental Europe following Brexit. Speaking at a joint Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) and Rosslare Europort conference in…
Isle of Inishmore operated by Irish Ferries Afloat adds is seen in Milford Haven along with a berthed tanker in the deepwater south-west Wales port which is Britain's biggest energy port.
#Ports&Shipping - The south Wales Port of Milford Haven, Britain’s biggest energy port, has launched a survey to gather views on its roles and operations as a leading regional business. The poll, which the Port says is critical to understanding…
#FerryNews - A bill of up to €7 million faces Irish Ferries for cancelling scheduled French services following delays by a German shipbuilder in finishing a new craft for the company. The ferry operator writes The Irish Times, was forced…
The award-winning Irish Maritime festival is back. Taking place this weekend (16-17th June) in Drogheda Port, it’s a super-sized maritime celebration and it suitable for all ages. Hosted by Louth County Council and Drogheda Port Company in conjunction with Virgin…
A third light, tricky day with strong tides at the Royal Ocean Racing Club's IRC Europeans and Commodores' Cup saw a lengthy round the cans course in the central Solent just completed before the wind shut down. After a wait,…
Combined Cruisers ECHO: 1. Jalapeno 2. Platinum Blonde Mermaid: 1. Jill, 2. Aideen PY Class: 1. D Fortune, 2. G Bua IDRA 14: 1. Dunmoanin, 2. Sapphire, 3. Dart Fireball : 1. Blind Squirrel, 2. Incubus Laser PY: 1. G…
Up to 100 sailors will take to the water this month, as Strangford Lough Yacht Club hosts boats from all over the UK and Ireland to compete in the Flying Fifteen Championships of the British Isles. Beginning on 27th June,…
#VOR - The Volvo Ocean Race teams were pointing in completely the opposite direction to the Leg 10 finish line on Tuesday 12 June as they attempted to cross a windless ridge of high-pressure that could hold the key to…
Warrenpoint Port is to invest £3 million in the purchase of a new crane and the refurbishment of two further cranes at the harbour. The investment, which will significantly improve efficiency and increase capacity, forms part of a major drive…
#YouthSailing - Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July are the dates to save for the inaugural Double Ree Regatta at Lough Ree Yacht Club. The four biggest two-handed youth classes will be competing in their respective regional championships at next…
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