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I see galway port are looking at redevelopment including a deep water berth. With the motorway network development should we not be putting money in to foynes instead?https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/plans-unveiled-for-exciting-redevelopment-of-galway-harbour-1.4556224
THE Port of Cork’s impressive Ship to Shore Gantry Cranes have moved into position at a new state of the art facility.
In 2020 the Port of Cork took ownership of two Ship to Shore (STS) Gantry Cranes for the new state of the art Port facility, Cork Container Terminal in Ringaskiddy.
The cranes were built by Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd in Killarney and were assembled onsite under the supervision of expert Liebherr engineers.
They have an outreach of 45m, a back reach of 15m and a lift height over rail of 32m.
Another write up on on-going developments at Port of Cork
All that’s needed for our 21st century port now is a 21st century access route and we’ll be motoring.
I'd argue just a motorway to the port is a 20th century access route, 21st would be a high standard rail cargo terminal, a local distribution facility for Cork area goods incorporating cargo bikes, and hydrogen/ev setup for truck transport, in addition to the motorway
Foynes Port looking for consultants for their own new Deepwater terminal;
And other RFT for consultancy services for the development of a new port on the north of Bremore Head, this is backed by Johnny Ronon and the email address given is @ronangrouprealestate.com;
Summary of RoRo trade and impact of Brexit
Would waterford port be considered important? It seems very busy. I often see very large loads such as wind turbines and aircraft engines come in through it.
most certainly i would say.