Fourth Irish OPV built to VARD 7 090 Design Commissioned by Irish Naval Services

Fourth Irish OPV built to VARD 7 090 Design Commissioned by Irish Naval Services

The LÉ George Bernard Shaw, Ireland’s fourth P60 class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), built to the VARD 7 090 design, has been officially commissioned. The ship was built by the Babcock Appledore shipyard and …
May 7, 2019 /  Naval
Hansa Heavy Lift moves fully assembled Liebherr cranes from Ireland to the UK

Hansa Heavy Lift moves fully assembled Liebherr cranes from Ireland to the UK

The shipment caps off more than a dozen projects HANSA HEAVY LIFT has carried out for Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd since 2011. HANSA HEAVY LIFT has successfully transported two fully-assembled ship-to-shore (STS) …
Sep 26, 2018 /  Curious
Copenhagen Malmo Port Begins LNG Bunkering

Copenhagen Malmo Port Begins LNG Bunkering

Copenhagen Malmo Port (CMP) now offers bunkering of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). First off was the vessel Ireland, which unloaded cement in Malmö. In connection with this she was provided with LNG via tanker …
Jun 4, 2018 /  Curious
Port Tampa Bay Welcomed Inaugural Port Call of Vulcan's mv Ireland on Her Maiden Voyage

Port Tampa Bay Welcomed Inaugural Port Call of Vulcan's mv Ireland on Her Maiden Voyage

Port Tampa Bay celebrated one of the largest ships ever to call at the Port, Vulcan Materials Company’s newest vessel, M/V Ireland. Ireland arrived at Port Tampa Bay Sunday morning (Apr 22), after its departure …
Apr 25, 2018 /  Vessels
Dublin Port trade volumes up 4,2% in first nine months of 2017

Dublin Port trade volumes up 4,2% in first nine months of 2017

Dublin Port Company has published its latest trade figures showing growth of 4.2% to the end of Q3 2017. Overall, volumes in Dublin Port have grown by 30.1% in just five years.  A continuation in the current pace of …
Oct 27, 2017 /  Curious
Drillship Stena IceMax leaves Ireland after no oil found

Drillship Stena IceMax leaves Ireland after no oil found

Irish oil and gas explorer Providence has plugged and abandoned the 53/6-1 (Druid &Drombeg) well offshore Ireland. To remind, Providence in mid-September said it had failed to find hydrocarbons at the prospect, …
Sep 26, 2017 /  Vessels
BG Freight Line Introduces New container service between Cork and Liverpool

BG Freight Line Introduces New container service between Cork and Liverpool

BG Freight Line, a fully-owned subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, is introducing a new weekly container service between Cork and Liverpool. This is the first time the two ports have been connected directly, with the …
Mar 22, 2017 /  Vessels
Irish Ferries remains 'Ireland's BEST FERRY COMPANY'

Irish Ferries remains 'Ireland's BEST FERRY COMPANY'

Irish Ferries has joined the winners’ enclosure once again, having been voted Ireland’s ‘Best Ferry Company 2017’ for the 7th year in succession at the recent Irish Travel Industry …
Jan 30, 2017 /  Cruise
Ferus Smit’s Nb. 426 ‘Arklow Castle’ successfully launched

Ferus Smit’s Nb. 426 ‘Arklow Castle’ successfully launched

On Thursday the 12th of January, Ferus Smit’s Nb. 426 was successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit. M.V. Arklow Castle is the third vessel in a series of 10 that will be delivered to Ferus …
Jan 13, 2017 /  Vessels
Irish Ferries Increases Capacity for Christmas

Irish Ferries Increases Capacity for Christmas

Irish Ferries will move the 1,458-passenger Oscar Wilde ferry on to the busy Holyhead to Dublin route on 17 December, in order to accommodate the thousands of extra people travelling to Ireland for …
Dec 9, 2016 /  Cruise