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News relating to the ports which handle ferry services in Ireland including Belfast, Larne, Dublin Warrenpoint and smaller ports such as Portaferry, Magilligan, and Greencastle

PR: Stena’s Heysham service temporarily moves to Albert Quay

Stena Line's Heysham service will temporarily relocate to Belfast's Albert Quay from Monday 7th June.

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Could EU funding pave the way for Belfast electric ferries?

Belfast Harbour has made a joint-application with three other ports for EU funding to reduce emissions. What could this mean for Belfast's ferries?

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Traffic Continues To Move At Port of Dover After Brexit

The Port of Dover has reported that a month on since the end of the Brexit transition period, freight traffic volumes are at 90% of the level that is typical for the time of year.

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Stena Line commits to a further 20 years at Ventspils

Stena Line has signed a long-term agreement with the Freeport of Ventspils ahead of the arrival of the rebuilt 'Stena Lagan' at the port.

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[PR] Port Boulogne Calais Results 2020: traffic is down but the port remains solid

Port Boulogne Calais has released its 2020 results which show reduced traffic accredited to the challenges of Covid-19 and Brexit uncertainy.

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[PR] Artemis Technologies to build zero emissions ferries following £60M funding

A Belfast Maritime Consortium led by Artemis Technologies has won a £33 million UK Government innovation grant to develop zero emissions ferries in the city

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P&O Ferries announces plan to cut up to a quarter of its workforce [Updated]

P&O Ferries has announced plans to shed around a quarter of its workforce and make up to 1,100 staff redundant.

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UK Government to review ferry funding scheme following Holyhead complaints

Following complaints from Welsh politicians, the UK Government is to review its COVID-19 ferry scheme which does not currently apply to routes to Dublin.

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P&O Ferries Liverpool stalemate broken? ‘Norbay’ and ‘Norbank’ set to sail tonight

It appears that an agreement may have been reached allowing P&O Ferries to resume sailings between Dublin and Liverpool.

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P&O Ferries ‘Norbank’ undertakes trials at Mostyn as Liverpool stalemate continues

P&O Ferries 'Norbank' arrived at Mostyn this morning for a berthing trial. Meanwhile, her sister-ship 'Norbay' remains detained at Liverpool.

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Seatruck Ferry becomes First Vessel to Visit Rescued Harland & Wolff Shipyard

'Seatruck Performance' became the first vessel to visit Harland & Wolff shipyard yesterday since the shipyard was acquired by InfraStrata

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[PR] Belfast Harbour Named as Best Cruise Port of Call in UK & Ireland!

Belfast Harbour has been named the best port of call in the UK and Ireland for cruise ships. The accolade was awarded by a global panel of cruise experts as part of the 2019 Cruise Critic Editors’ Pick Awards.

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