Global factors weigh on Dublin volumes

Dublin Port said that a decline in volumes for first half of 2023 was due to reduced domestic and international demand on the back of strong growth in the same period of 2022. Volumes declined by 3.6% to the end of June as the war in Ukraine, global inflation and a slower than expected recovery in China from Covid-19 lockdown dampened international and domestic demand.   Imports fell by -3.6% to 10.8 ... [+]

Dublin and partners push the port safety message

Dublin Port Company has got together with seven terminal operators, the Gardaí (Irish Police Force), the Health & Safety Executive and in a new safety campaign. The ten SafePort Golden Rules aim to engage with employees and visitors in the safest possible manner on Dublin Port sites. Publication follows introduction of ... [+]

Strong first half for Dublin Port

Dublin Port’s volumes for the first six months of the year grew by +10.1% to 18.6 million gross tonnes in the first half of 2022. Four-fifths of cargo volumes were ro-ro and lo-lo modes and the number of trailers and containers that passed through Dublin Port in the first half of ... [+]

Port of Dublin bounces back

Dublin Port’s volumes recovered strongly in the first quarter of 2022 with growth of 13.7% to 8.9 million gross tonnes (gt) compared to same period in 2021. It followed the 15.2% decline in the first quarter of 2021 due to Brexit, said Dublin Port Company. Imports in Q1 2022 grew by ... [+]

Dublin Port chief to step down

Dublin Port chief executive Eamonn O’Reilly is to leave the company at the end of August. During his 12 year tenure, the port’s volumes have grown by a quarter and profits by more than one-third He also changed the strategic direction of the company with the Masterplan 2040 blueprint. He has ... [+]

Dublin Port stages strong recovery

Dublin Port Company reports that its volume in the first half of 2021 have recovered and are now only 2.1% below last year’s level.Following a weak first quarter, (when volumes declined by -15.2% in the first three months after Brexit), there was a 13.1% increase to 9.0m gross tonnes in ... [+]

Up and down year for port of Dublin

Dublin Port’s unitised volumes (ro-ro and lo-lo containers combined) grew3.6% to 1.5 million units in 2019 and has increased by 41.3% over the six years since the economic recovery began in 2013, it said. But the continued strength in unitised growth in 2019 was offset by a large one-off decline in ... [+]

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