The Port of Cork has had a record season for cruise liner visits with 100 vessels bringing nearly a quarter of a million passengers and crew to the region.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
A new strategy has been launched aimed at trebling the number of cruise liner visit to Bantry, Co Cork to 30 per year over the next five years.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
The Port of Cork is doubling the size of its customs building in Ringaskiddy due to the increasing likelihood of a hard Brexit.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
Cobh in Cork has been named one of the world's most popular cruise destinations by a leading review site.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
The Port of Cork is poised to set up a special "border control" facility to help ease congestion at Dublin and Rosslare should Britain crash out of the EU.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
The Port of Cork says it is looking into an incident during which gardai were called to an altercation at a right of way protest at its deepwater quay in Cobh.
Sun, 05 May, 2019
A record 103 cruise liners are booked to visit Cork next year, including several which will dock in the port for the first time.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
A masterplan for a multi-million-euro redevelopment of the old IFI plant at Marino Point in Cobh is expected to be completed by February and lead to its redevelopment as an import/export hub for the Port of Cork.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2018
Objectors to a €220m Cork motorway that has received approval from An Bord Pleanála say they will consider their options in the coming days — including potential court action — to prevent the development from going ahead.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2018
Brexit will have an enormous negative impact on the Irish marine industry, with four out of five firms bracing for disruption, delays, compliance, and additional costs, a report has found.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
The Port of Cork has confirmed it has got the backing of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) for the multimillion-euro redevelopment of Tivoli docklands for new houses, offices and shopping centres.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
Work has begun on an €80m upgrade of the Port of Cork’s container-handling facilities at Ringaskiddy, which are expected to be fully operational within the next two years.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
Calls are growing for additional funding to be given to Irish ports to improve connectivity to continental Europe following Brexit.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018
Brexit beckons and despite British prime minister Theresa May’s assertion that there will be a “frictionless border”, the future of the UK’s relationship with Ireland and the rest of the EU is still very uncertain.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
A blueprint for the development of Tivoli docklands proposes building 4,000 housing units, shopping centres, offices, and a railway station.
Wed, 09 Aug, 2017
Two landmark announcements yesterday could have significant industrial spin-offs for Cork Harbour.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Profits at the Port of Cork fell by 22% last year to €4.1 million as a result of a sharp drop in traffic at its facilities in both Cork and Bantry.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
The ports of Cork and Bantry handled nearly a million more tonnes of cargo last year than in 2014.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Increased activity at the Port of Cork saw profits increase by 79% to almost €4.5m last year.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Tue, 09 Feb, 2016
The Port of Cork is set to put the city’s historic Custom House on the market in the coming weeks as it advances plans to relocate to Ringaskiddy.
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
After almost a decade in the doldrums, renewed activity is expected across a number of fronts in Cork city’s docklands and quays in 2016, with knock-on effects on major sites downriver in Cork harbour including Marino Point and Ringaskiddy.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
The successful fly-on-the-wall TV series following the daily life at the Port of Cork is set to return to our screens for a second series.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
The Port of Waterford is to seek a judicial review of An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission for the €100m expansion of the Port of Cork.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
The decision to award planning permission to the Port of Cork’s €100m redevelopment of Ringaskiddy harbour has been met with mixed reaction from local representatives in the area.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
The National Roads Authority (NRA) has unveiled a preferred route for a €100m-plus motorway to replace the existing Cork-Ringaskiddy (N28).
Tue, 16 Dec, 2014
The Port of Cork increased its profits by almost 30% last year, according to new figures released yesterday.
Sat, 02 Aug, 2014
The Port of Cork today reported an increase in traffic volumes from 9.05 million tonnes in 2012 to 9.12 million tonnes in 2013.
Fri, 01 Aug, 2014
The Port of Cork has lodged a major planning application with An Bord Pleanála for a massive multimillion-euro expansion of its Ringaskiddy facilities.
Fri, 02 May, 2014
The Port of Cork has unveiled computer-generated simulations of plans for a €100m upgrade of its facilities in Ringaskiddy.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2014
Plans are being advanced for the creation of a €200m motorway joining Ringaskiddy in east Cork with the Jack Lynch Tunnel, because the EU designated the project as vital infrastructure.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
Ringaskiddy is to be opened up for major industrial investment after it was confirmed that plans to build a new motorway into it have been reactivated.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2013
The Port of Cork has seen its profits before tax rise by more than €150,000 last year driven by an increase in the volume of goods passing through the port.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2013
The Port of Cork may seek private sector investment to help it develop new cargo-handling facilities in Ringaskiddy.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2013
An extension of the deep water container terminal in Ringaskiddy is “vital” for the southern region’s future economic wellbeing.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
A significant rise in imports — particularly of animal feed products — drove a 2% increase in container traffic at Port of Cork, last year, with throughput levels reaching a four-year high.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
Delays in appointing directors to the Port of Cork have the potential to stifle its development, it has been claimed.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2012
The Port of Cork has for a second successive year scooped prestigious international prizes from the cruise ship industry.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2012
Business competitiveness throughout Munster will be undermined if the Port of Cork is unable to develop extra capacity to service exporters targeting global markets, the company’s chief executive Brendan Keating has told business leaders.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
THE Irish cruise line business is worth €60 million to the Irish economy.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011
THE Port of Cork is planning a multi-million euro upgrade of the country’s only dedicated cruise liner terminal in Cobh which could, within five years, generate up to €60 million annually for the south-west region.
Thu, 28 Oct, 2010
TRADE is picking up across most sectors in the Port of Cork this year, with costly one-off competitiveness measures undertaken in 2009 already paying dividends.
Tue, 20 Jul, 2010