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News & Events Archive 2019


News & Events Archive 2019

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News & Events
15 Aug 2019
The UK is due to leave the European Union on 31st October 2019. In preparation for this event, The Department of Transport Tourism and Sport (DTTAS), supported by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO), is organising a workshop in Dublin in September 2019. This workshop will allow shipping and port companies, importers and exporters to discuss maritime connectivity, trade patterns and capacity demands in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
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International Event
24 Jul 2019
The Smart Maritime Network (SMN) Conference in Tokyo will provide a platform to promote the benefits of enhanced integration and data sharing among stakeholders within the maritime and transport logistics sectors; informing and educating on technological developments and innovations, while providing wider opportunities for relationship building, business development and knowledge sharing.
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News & Events
22 Jul 2019
Cruise Critic awards the highest-rated cruise destinations in 18 cruise regions across the globe in its annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards 2019
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News & Events
12 Jul 2019
XOCEAN has successfully delivered ground-breaking projects for BP using their Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs)
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News & Events
10 Jul 2019
SafeTrx, the marine tracking and alerting technologies suite built by 8 West Consulting, has been significantly augmented with the addition of the mSafety wearable and platform provided by Network Communications Europe, part of the Sony Group.
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News & Events
30 May 2019
ESPO congratulates Port of Ceuta, Shannon Foynes Port Company and Port of Melilla for getting EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
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News & Events
28 May 2019
AERSUB an innovative, patented in-situ subsea power cable repair habitat was launched by Co. Wexford based Irish Sea Contractors to reduce cable repair costs by up to 50% in 0 – 200m water depths and address a growing demand in the global offshore wind power cable market.
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News & Events
9 May 2019
Ocean data collection company, XOCEAN, has announced 60 new jobs. It comes as the firm opened its new Technical Centre near Carlingford, Co. Louth last week.
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News & Events
12 Apr 2019
Microsoft Corp.’s venture arm, M12, just announced it’s leading an $11 million Series A funding round for Nautilus Labs, a New York startup that uses artificial intelligence for fuel efficiency on ships.
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News & Events
12 Apr 2019
The IMDO welcomes the news that planning permission has been granted for the revolutionary €35m floating data centre set to be moored on the banks of the River Shannon, in a move which could create up to 124 jobs.
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News & Events
3 Apr 2019
Based in Galway, P&O Maritime is currently seeking to recruit an HSEQ OFFICER. The position is responsible for Health, Safety, Environment and Quality performance of P&O Maritime’s Ireland and UK Business Units.
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News & Events
5 Mar 2019
In line with the previously published fleet development program, CLdN Ro-Ro SA is pleased to announce the expansion of their Irish service, which is now achievable as new build vessels arrive into the fleet.
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News & Events
11 Feb 2019
The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) has published its report “IPORES 2018 - A Review of Irish Ports Offshore Renewable Energy Services”.
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News & Events
6 Feb 2019
The Second Transnational Call for research proposals under the ERA-NET MarTERA (Maritime and Marine Technologies for a new Era) is now open.
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News & Events
30 Jan 2019
On 24 January, the Inland Waterway Transport Sector released its Strategic Research Agenda to the European Commission. The sector based the Strategic Research Agenda on its ability to address EU challenges, to meet the COP21 objectives and societal needs by adopting emerging technologies towards 2050. The IMDO welcomes the publication of this Strategic Research Agenda for Europe's Maritime sector.
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News & Events
28 Jan 2019
The French Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne met with Transport Minister Shane Ross in Dublin on November 23rd 2018. They discussed European affairs and the France-Ireland maritime relation. The two ministers also examined an extension of maritime links between French and Irish ports - and potential maritime cooperation projects.
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International Event
24 Jul 2019
Following the very successful launch of the Smart Maritime Network in Athens and Tokyo - with over 150 delegates in Athens, and over 200 predicted for Tokyo - this third SMN conference in Copenhagen will provide a platform to promote the benefits of enhanced integration and data sharing among stakeholders within the maritime and transport logistics sectors; informing and educating on technological developments and innovations, while providing wider opportunities for relationship building, business development and knowledge sharing.
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News & Events
10 Jul 2019
The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) has joined forces with Dubai Maritime Cluster Office (DMCO) of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) to further boost the maritime collaboration between the two as both work towards strengthening their respective maritime industries by building a smart, vibrant, and sustainable maritime platform of cooperation for maritime operations and businesses.
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News & Events
10 Jul 2019
BG Freight Line, in partnership with Maersk, is starting a new weekly service on the Waterford-Rotterdam route that will act as a deep-sea feeder for businesses in Ireland who are exporting or importing goods globally through Europe’s largest seaport. The new service is being introduced to support Maersk’s customers in the southeast and in response to the needs of some of the region’s largest industries.