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#ShippingReview – Over the last fortnight, Jehan Ashmore has reported on the shipping scene where among the stories are outlined below.

Irish Continental Group division, EUCON has completed an upgrade programme of its container fleet with the introduction of 200 new 45ft units.

A year after the closure of the Stena HSS route, Dun Laoghaire Harbour witnessed a cargoship, Wilson Blyth (see photo above) that unloaded yet more fermentation tanks for Guinness St. James Gate Brewery in Dublin.

Landlocked headquartered ro-ro operator, CLdN RoRo SA announced they are to add 12 new vessels to its existing 24-strong fleet serving routes in northern and western Europe.

The Irish Maritime Forum heads to Cork and will look at "Success through synergy – an innovative & dynamic approach to the future". The event takes place at the National Maritime College of Ireland in Ringaskiddy on September 25th.

In an important day for Arklow Shipping, the first of 10 newbuilds of 5,100dwat, Arklow Vale was launched in a spectacular fashion at the Royal Bodewes shipyard in the Netherlands.

Published in Ports & Shipping

#IrishMaritimeForum - The Irish Maritime Forum 2015 will look at "Success through synergy – an innovative & dynamic approach to the future" by exploring the ocean of opportunities that exist within the sector and concentrating on the key drivers that are set to change the sector in the future.

The Irish Maritime Forum will take place at the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI), Ringaskiddy on September 25th 2015 between 08:30 to 17:00 hours.

The event is sponsored by Copius Resources, which is aimed at organisations and professionals within the maritime industry in Ireland.

This event, which will be formally opened by Minister Simon Coveney, is aimed at organisations and professionals operating within the broad maritime industry in Ireland.

On the proceeding day of the Maritime Forum, there is a drinks reception (sponsors & speakers only) on the evening of Thursday 24th which will be held at the Port of Cork. This social event will be followed by the main event as referred above on Friday 25th at the NMCI.

The programme for the main event will focus on a number of core themes, namely;

• The Maritime Industry (Sponsored by NMCI Services)
• Maritime Skills & Human Resources (Sponsored by Copius Resources)
• Port Sector (Sponsored by Ardmore Shipping Ltd.)
• Offshore & Renewables Sector (Sponsored by Irish Mainport Holdings Ltd.)
• Marine Tourism & Leisure (Sponsored by Port of Cork)

For further information regarding booking of this ticketed event, visit the official conference website:

Published in Ports & Shipping

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