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  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Councillors yesterday voted to give Part 8 planning permission to the €6 million public realm and flood defense plans for Morrison’s Island which will remove 80% of the flood threat in the city center. Councillors voted  22 to 6 in favor of the proposed scheme. Commenting the latest news, Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cork Business Association and Cork Chamber said in their latest release that they have welcomed the progress shown in the detail and design of the Lower Lee flood relief scheme following the publication of the OPW consultation report. Both organizations believe that the development of an appropriate flood-defense scheme is critical for business in Cork. […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork Company (POCC) said in its latest announcement that their latest dredging campaign is currently underway and will last six weeks, until the end of October. Under the project’s timeline, the city quays element is scheduled to be completed by October 9th. “The Port of Cork Company (POCC) are responsible for maintaining […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over €1 million of state funding has been allocated for West Cork Harbors under the 2015 Fishery Harbors Capital Investment Program. This funding is part of a total allocation of €5 million for a number of projects under the 2015 Fishery Harbors Capital Investment Program, bringing the total capital investment under this program in 2015 to […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork will invest over €1.5 million in upgrading facilities at Cobh Cruise Terminal, Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth, with the installation of a number of high load mooring bollards at the east and west end of the Cobh Cruise Berth which will enable larger ships to be berthed. The work which will […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging that has been taking place in Cork Harbor on all main shipping channels since 9th September will be completed by the end of today, according to a spokesman from the port. The dredging program has led to some bad odors, particularly in the city center area. This is an unavoidable side effect of the dredging process […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Total traffic through the Port of Cork in 2013 reached 9.1 million tonnes compared to 9.05 million tonnes in 2012. Like most Ports worldwide, the Port of Cork has experienced very challenging trading conditions in 2013, however some cargos have shown an increase compared to 2012 levels and this is very encouraging, according to the […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Following a successful funding procedure, the Port of Cork has been awarded funding by the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The Port of Cork, described as a future Core Network port by TEN-T, plays a key strategic role in the movement of goods to and from the UK and Continental Europe. This funding will assist in […]

  • 10 October 2013

    A project that has allowed the Port of Cork to precisely monitor and record the winter program of seabed ploughing in real time for the first ever time is being delivered by Succorfish in partnership with Irish marine communication specialists SEA-Tech. The groundbreaking exercise, which is being carried out aboard a utility vessel working to […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Cork has announced an investment of €3 million in new plant equipment following an agreement with crane manufacturer, Liebherr. The investment includes a new LHM 550 Harbour Mobile Crane which will be in operation at Ringaskiddy Deep-water Berth. Increasingly, importers to the Port of Cork are using Panamax size vessels of over […]

  • 5 April 2013

    Port of Cork Outlines Potential Plans for Port Development in Ringaskiddy The Port of Cork Company outlined plans for potential Port development in Ringaskiddy and announced a number of key dates for public information days. The proposed developments are the first phase of the implementation of the Port of Cork’s Strategic Development Plan Review (2010), […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The Port of Cork Company yesterday announced their annual results for 2011 and despite continuing to experience a challenging economic environment; the Port of Cork delivered a satisfactory performance with total traffic amounting to 8.8 million tonnes, which matched the 2010 traffic levels. Turnover for the year amounted to €21.4 million and operating profit before […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Simon Coveney, the Minister for Agriculture, officially opened a new €39.5m pier at Dinish Island in Castletownbere, Co Cork, according to tv3.ie. He said, “The new Dinish Wharf Development at Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre is an impressive piece of infrastructure. It provides a springboard to grow the fishing, aquaculture and associated industries to new heights […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dungiven, Northern Ireland-based Ideal Form Crane Hire has supplied a Kobelco BM700 to marine, civil engineering and building contractor Keating Construction for work on the expansion of the Dinish Wharf in Castletownbere, County Cork, Ireland. The €23 million (£19.95 million) expansion, which includes a new 216m-long quay structure, comprised of 15m-long 1016 tubular piles, a […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The tiny coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands – a system known as Hillblock. This new system is a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks. Storm waves flow over the structure and […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  The solution to be implemented is known as Hillblock, a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks positioned on the […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dinish Wharf extension scheme, located on Dinish Island, Castletownbere and undertaken by L&M Keating Ltd., is moving forward.  In addition to doubling of the Dinish Island facility through the provision of 216 meters of extra landing berth, the project will deliver approximately 2.2 acres of highly usable reclaimed quay storage area, two new major […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A turbidity monitoring buoy built by OSIL is to be re-deployed by BAM Construction on a further dredging project in Ireland. The buoy was originally purchased as part of a network to monitor the dredging activity for the new Bantry Harbor Marina (Cork, Ireland), part of the €8.5 million Bantry Inner Harbor Redevelopment project, which […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Council is seeking Part 8 planning permission for a €6 million Morrison’s Island Public Realm and Flood Defense Project. The proposed scheme includes the remedial/strengthening works to the existing quay walls and the construction of integrated flood defense works. These quays are the lowest lying in the city center and are a source of […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) seminar on Marine Sand and Gravel – Ireland will take place on November 16th 2017 in Cork, Ireland. According to CIRIA, this event is free to attend and will bring together experts from across Europe, with experiences in winning and the use of marine aggregate, to explore marine […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The new Bantry Harbor Marina has been officially opened by Bantry’s own footballing legend, Graham Canty along with Bantry Bay Port Company Chairman, John Mullins. The opening of the new marina is part of the overall Bantry Inner Harbor Development which marks the start of the regenerating of the Inner Harbor Development scheme. Speaking at the […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Universities in Wales and Ireland are joining forces to investigate how coastal defense schemes can be improved by more eco-friendly designs, reported the Welsh Government. More than €3 million of EU funds is being invested in the Ecostructure project, which will develop and trial new methods to enhance the quality of coastal structures, including sea-walls […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister Seán Canney, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, has announced the appointment of Wills Bros. Ltd as civil engineering contractor for the construction of the Bandon Flood Relief scheme. “I am delighted to announce the appointment of a civil engineering contractor for the construction […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following a public tender process BAM Civil Ltd has been appointed as the main contractor by Bantry Bay Port Company to undertake the new Bantry Inner Harbor Development. This development marks the start of the regeneration of Bantry inner harbor which is in keeping with the total Inner Harbor Development scheme which was developed by […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    An EUR 8.5 million upgrade to the main harbor in Bantry Bay is expected to begin later this month, according to local media. The Bantry Bay Inner Harbor Development contract has been awarded to BAM Civil Ltd. The project marks the start of the regenerating of the inner harbor and is in keeping with the total […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork Company has just introduced a plan for the Ringaskiddy Port redevelopment project. The proposed works comprise the construction of the marine and civil engineering infrastructure elements for a new container terminal and multi-purpose berth at Ringaskiddy Port. The Port of Cork will use the negotiated procedure for the award of this contract. This […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Four of Moffatt & Nichol’s key wetland restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area have returned to natural marshland. The most recent is at Bair Island in San Mateo County, one of California’s largest wetland restoration projects at 1400 acres. The entire project involved placing over one million cubic yards of fill to raise […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Simon Harris, Fine Gael TD for Wicklow and Minister for the Office of Public Works (OPW), has announced details of a €430 million 6 year program of capital investment on flood defense measures as part of the Governments overall Capital Investment Plan 2016–2021. This program will build on the very significant investment that has already […]