On point for continued growth in 2021

Warrenpoint’s tonnage held up well during 2020, just 5% down on 2019, said the port in its annual figures.It attributed its success to its strong customer relationships, investment in its team and a focused effort by hauliers to move cargo before Brexit and to afterwards find routes that minimise disruption.David Holmes (pictured), who took over as chief executive in August 2019, said: “We spent the best part of 2020 preparing ... [+]

New crane to lift Warrenpoint’s prospects

Warrenpoint Port in Northern Ireland has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 3 mobile harbour crane, due to be delivered in September 2018. The port handled a record 3.56 million tonnes of cargo in 2017 including grain, timber, steel, cement, ro ro and containers.  In its 25-year growth plan it forecasts a ... [+]

Bigger ships to boost Seatruck space

Seatruck Ferries is to increase capacity on its Warrenpoint to Heysham route by 30%, or 30,000 trailers a year, by deploying two larger freight ferries on the route later this summer. The four-deck 2012-built Seatruck Precision and Seatruck Performance will replace the current three-deck vessels, operating a twice daily service between ... [+]

Cronus Logistics welcomes Chancellor to Warrenpoint

Cronus Logistics managing director Nicola Walker met Chancellor George Osborne during a visit to Warrenpoint Port in County Down on 6 June. He was shown round the docks and observed ro/ro and containerised operations along with the discharge of bulk grain ships. He was also shown timber that is imported ... [+]

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