Rosslare Europort management has announced plans to establish the port, its hinterland and the south-east region as Ireland’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub, with the potential to create up to 2,000 jobs.
After a history making 2021 which saw Rosslare Europort become Ireland’s number one port for direct RoRo/Pax services to Europe, the port outlined its vision to become the Offshore Renewable Energy Hub of Ireland.
According to the port officials, the ORE Hub plan represents an investment estimated at €200 million, and will be aligned with existing developments.
To ensure Rosslare Europort can deliver its vision, the significant works required include:
- ORE purpose-built quay and berth;
- ORE quayside storage and pre-construction / up to 50 acres in area;
- Navigable channel dredged down to a minimum of 9 metres depth;
- Management Control Centre & management offices and facilities.
The ORE specific works would be in addition to those already outlined in the Rosslare Europort Infrastructure Masterplan which is set to transform the physical infrastructure of the port.
For further information about the project please see: Rosslare Europort – Ireland’s Gateway to Europe & ORE Hub brochure.