New chief for Dublin Port

Dublin Port Company has appointed Barry O’Connell as its new chief executive from 14 November. He joins the port from the Coca-Cola System, where he has held multiple senior executive roles in bottling operations around the world since 1992 and has led organisational transformation initiatives in Austria/Slovenia, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore/Malaysia involving major capital investment projects. He replaces Eamonn O’Reilly, who stepped down from the role on 31 August after 12 ... [+]

GB accompanied trucks lead Dublin Port decline

Trade volumes at Dublin Port declined in the fourth quarter of 2021 by 10.3% to 9.1 million gross tonnes, while for the whole year the fell by 5.2% to 34.9 million gross tonnes. The decline in the fourth quarter was driven by an 11.9% reduction in the number of containers and ... [+]

Brexit hits Dublin trade

The port of Dublin said its GB unitised trade was down 21% in the first none months of 2021 but direct trade with Europe was up 36%, as a direct result of Brexit. Total port volumes were down -3.3% 25.9 million tonnes but trailers and containers combined were almost unchanged, ... [+]

Dublin trade down in first quarter

Dublin Port Company reported volumes down by 15.2% to 7.8 million gross tonnes in the first quarter 2021 compared with the same period in 2020. Imports from January to March fell by 14.4% to 4.7 million gross tonnes and exports declined by 16.6% to 3.1 million gross tonnes. Trailers and containers combined ... [+]

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