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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

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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PR | New Cruise Terminal Opens in Belfast Harbour

Cruise Belfast – the partnership between Belfast Harbour and Visit Belfast, has opened the first dedicated cruise terminal on the island of Ireland to cater for Belfast’s growing popularity as a cruise destination.

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