Gloomy Ireland

Shipping and port traffic volumes through the Republic of Ireland declined in the first quarter of 2012, according to the latest figures released by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) at the European Shortsea Conference being held at the Mansion House in Dublin on 24 May. Only the tanker and liquid bulk segment showed any growth (up 30%) while lo-lo trades were down 1% and ro ro was 3% down Lo lo xports ... [+]

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