Last throw of the dice for Dublin Port

Dublin Port Company (DPC) has launched its 3FM Project, the third and final phase of its master plan to bring the main Irish gateway to its final capacity by 2040 and including plans for major new containers and ro ro terminals. As one of Europe’s last major city ports, Dublin is sandwiched between the sea and the urban area and land available for future development is limited. The area earmarked for ... [+]

Dublin Port hikes freight rates

Dublin Port Company (DPC) is to increase its goods dues on empty containers and trailers from the current 26% to 100% of the laden unit rate in 2022 and 2023 as part of its new pricing strategy, starting in April next year. The port argues that empty units require the same ... [+]

Dublin port seeks views on its future

Dublin Port Company (DPC) is inviting alternative views on post-2040 port capacity as it prepares the third and final strategic infrastructure development project which will deliver the full capacity envisaged in the Dublin Port Masterplan 2040.Ireland’s main port will reach its maximum throughput some time between 2030 and 2040and additional ... [+]

Late surge for Dublin port

Dublin Port throughput increased by 7.6% in the fourth quarter of 2020 although total cargo volumes were down by 3.4% for the year as a whole. Notwithstanding the decline, it was the third busiest year for cargo in the history of the port with higher volumes recorded in only 2018 ... [+]

Ireland will need more port capacity, says Dublin

Additional capacity will be needed at other east coast ports to handle traffic that Dublin cannot as it approaches its ultimate capacity, says Dublin port in a new discussion paper. 'Options for the greenfield development of additional east coast port capacity' sets out the nature and scale of the development challenge ... [+]

Dublin port on the growth track again

Dublin Port Company reported an increase in overall tonnage of 1.2% for the third quarter of 2020, but for the first nine months of the year volume was down by 6.9% compared to the same period last year. Having seen a decline of 4.8% in the first quarter of 2020 (attributed ... [+]

Dublin port in decline

Dublin Port Company reported a decline in overall port tonnage of 4.8% compared to the first quarter of 2019 in its first quarter trading figures for 2020. The first three months of 2019 were dominated by the original Brexit departure date of 31 March 2019 and volumes were very high ... [+]

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