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Press Releases :
14 Feb 2017

The latest iShip Index published by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) shows that shipping and port activity in the Republic of Ireland fell by 2% in the fourth quarter of 2016 when compared to the corresponding period of 2015.

IMDO Weekly Market Review
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Press Releases :
18 Jan 2017

The Irish Maritime Development Office's weekly market review offers an in-depth analysis of international shipping markets and an global economic overview for the week.

Q3 stats
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Press Releases :
16 Nov 2016

The latest quarterly iShip Index, published by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) shows that shipping and port activity in the Republic of Ireland rose by 2% in the third quarter of 2016 when compared to the corresponding period of 2015.

Edel Award
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Press Releases :
11 Nov 2016

International award for Ireland’s BlueTech cluster presented to the Marine Institute and IMERC

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Press Releases :
25 Oct 2016

The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) is delighted to announce two new appointments to the organisation's management team in recent weeks. Dr Edel O’Connor joins the IMDO as Business Development Manager, and Kelli O’Malley joins as Marketing & Communications Manager.

SBIR Ireland
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Press Releases :
29 Sep 2016

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Ireland aims to drive collaborative projects with public sector bodies to find solutions to specific public sector challenges and needs. Over the period 2017/18, a fund of €1m is available from Enterprise Ireland on a competitive basis to support Irish public sector organisations in scoping and running their own Irish SBIR challenges.

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Press Releases :
30 Aug 2016

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross T.D. has signed an Order transferring Wicklow Port Company to Wicklow County Council, with the consent of his colleagues Paschal Donohoe T. D., Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform and Simon Coveney T.D. Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government.

Irish Shipping Volumes up 5% during Q2 2016
 
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Press Releases :
9 Aug 2016

Shipping and port activity in the Republic of Ireland rose by 5% in the second quarter of 2016 when compared to the corresponding period of 2015, according to the latest quarterly iShip Index, published today by the Irish Maritime Development Office.

IMTE reports strong growth for all traffic modes through Irish ports
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Press Releases :
14 Apr 2016

The iShip Index, which measures the total volume of traffic moving through our national ports, recorded a 7% increase, with all major traffic modes delivering substantial growth.

Irish Shipping volumes up 12% during Q3, 2015
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Press Releases :
8 Dec 2015

The latest quarterly iShip Index, published by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) shows that shipping and port activity in the Republic of Ireland rose by 12% in the third quarter of 2015 when compared with the same period in 2014.

Ireland sees growth in Maritime Finance

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Press Releases :
20 Oct 2015

As shipping companies are increasingly being forced to seek alternative sources of finance, is Ireland’s asset leasing hub the solution?

Irish Shipping volumes up 3% during Q2, 2015
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Press Releases :
26 Aug 2015

Shipping and port activity in the Republic of Ireland rose by 3% in the second quarter of 2015 when compared to the corresponding period of 2014, according to the latest quarterly iShip Index published today by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO). The latest analysis also indicates that four of the five principal freight segments grew in the second quarter of 2015.

Irish Shipping volumes up 6% during Q1, 2015
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Press Releases :
19 May 2015

Shipping and port activity in the Republic of Ireland rose by 6% in the first quarter of 2015 when compared to the corresponding period of 2014.

Volume Growth through Irish Ports Tracks Economic Recovery
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Press Releases :
23 Apr 2015

Ireland’s ports and shipping services play a vitally important role as enablers of economic growth. In 2014, port volume increases of more than 2%, as measured by the iShip Index, tracking Ireland’s economic recovery.

Container shipping volumes rose by 9% in Q3, 2014
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Press Releases :
18 Nov 2014

Container shipping volumes rose by 9% in Q3, 2014. Ro/Ro traffic experienced a 6% growth and Break Bulk volumes grew by 16%, this is in contrast however to total traffic volumes through Irish ports which fell by 3% overall in Q3, when compared to the same period last year.

Irish Tonnage Tax: Opportunities for the International Shipping Industry
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Press Releases :
15 Oct 2014

Certainty, stability, flexibility and international corporate compatibility are all key components of the Irish Tonnage Tax regime. The regime, established for over 10 years, offers one of the most competitive on-shore corporate tax rates to international shipping companies.

Irish Shipping volumes up 2% during Q2, 2014
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Press Releases :
19 Aug 2014

Irish shipping and port activity rose by 2% in the second quarter of 2014 when compared to the corresponding period of 2013, according to the latest quarterly iShip Index published by the Irish Maritime Development Office.

Irish Ferry Passenger & Car numbers up during Q1, 2013
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Press Releases :
5 Jun 2014

Irish Tourist Ferry Passenger & Car numbers report a significant rinse in volumes in the 1st quarter of 2013 when compared to the corresponding period in 2012 according to the latest figures released by the Irish Maritime Development Office.

Irish Ports and Shipping volumes increase in 2013
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Press Releases :
1 May 2014

The volume of cargo shipped through Irish ports saw an overall increase of 3% in 2013 with three of the five principle freight segments experiencing growth. This is according to the 11th Annual Irish Maritime Transport Economist publication.