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Irish Ferries announces new service on Dover – Calais route. Irish Ferries, a subsidiary of Irish Continental Group plc (ICG), is pleased to announce a new service on the Dover – Calais route. This service is planned to start in June 2021, with the transfer of the Isle of Inishmore to the route. Additional capacity will be added in the coming months.
Irish Ferries is pleased to announce the addition of the RoRo passenger ferry Blue Star 1 to its Rosslare to Pembroke Dock route. The ship is being chartered from the Attica Group and delivery is expected in early April 2021.
Having recently announced additional sailings on UK and Irish routes out of Zeebrugge, CLdN is taking the next step by increasing capacity and frequency on its Iberian service.
Green Rebel Marine in Cork Harbour has acquired a majority stake in Limerick-based marine data firm IDS-Monitoring. The deal involves an investment of close to €7 million and will result in the creation of 30 jobs over the next two years.
Running from 2021-2027, Horizon Europe will be the most ambitious Research and Innovation programme in the world with a budget of €95 billion.
Rosslare Europort has welcomed the announcement by DFDS that – from 1st April – the shipping line will introduce a fourth freight ferry to the successful direct ferry service between Rosslare Europort in Ireland and the Grand Port of Dunkerque in Northern France.
Launching on January 25th, the fixed day service departs from the TMA Terminal Amsterdam on Monday evenings for arrival in Dublin on Wednesday and a weekend return to Amsterdam. This complements Samskip’s existing Rotterdam-Ireland shortsea services by offering rail, barge and road customers in the Netherlands a new Monday night departure to Ireland.
Revenue has introduced a temporary easing of measures for the lodging of safety and security declarations that will help business meet their customs obligations and get their goods moving between Ireland and the UK.
2020 has been a difficult year for many in the maritime industry with shipping firms across a range of sectors facing difficult, if not existential challenges. For MEI however, it was a successful year in spite of the additional challenges of moving staff around Europe and into position to deliver their services to clients and 2021 looks even better.
Ferry operator Stena Line is adding an additional vessel between Ireland and France next year to boost its level of service post-Brexit.
DFDS has announced a new direct service six times a week between Rosslare Europort and Dunkirk in Northern France.
After having successfully started a brand new service between Zeebrugge and Cork in May this year, CLdN is poised to introduce a second weekly call in the coming days, to cope with the increasing demand on this route.
The Irish Maritime Development Office in conjunction with the Department of Transport, Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation and Department of Agriculture Food and Rural Development is encouraging the logistics and maritime transport sectors to ACT now (Assess, Communicate, Trial) and Prepare to Switch to direct routes to the Continent.
As one of Ireland’s leading break bulk ports, Drogheda Port has announced two new breakbulk shortsea services as part of a solution for importers and exporters concerned with the impacts of Brexit.
As the UK leaves the Single Market at the end of this year, many Irish businesses are re-evaluating their supply chains and their trading partnerships, and many are beginning to look at the potential of doing business in the rest of Europe for the first time.
This Report responds to a request from The Department of Transport (DoT) to re-assess Ireland’s maritime connectivity in view of the combined challenges posed to the integrity of Ireland’s maritime trade links by Brexit and the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Irish Mainport Holdings buys Mainport Geo survey and research vessel and takes a share in Alpha Marine.
SSE Renewables hosted a virtual round table discussion with key stakeholders in the wind energy industry examining their role in delivering on the Government’s ambition for offshore wind energy.
The Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with Enterprise Ireland, Invest NI and Northern Ireland National Contract Points (NCPs) invites you to participate in an international partnering event on the Green Deal Call
Containerships, an affiliate of CMA CGM, is adding a call to the Irish Port of Cork.
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