Impressive New Port of Cork Liebherr Cranes on the Cork Harbour Skyline
The Port of Cork is investing 80 million in a container terminal development in Ringaskiddy. The Cork Container Terminal will initially offer a 360-metre quay with 13-metre depth alongside and will enable larger ships to berth in the port. The development also includes the construction of a 13.5-hectare terminal and associated buildings as well as two ship to shore gantry cranes and container handling equipment.
The development of new container handling facilities at Ringaskiddy was identified in the Port of Corks Strategic Development Plan in 2010. It will accommodate current and future container shipping which can be serviced by modern and efficient cargo handling equipment with innovative terminal operating and vehicle booking systems. The Port of Cork anticipates that Cork Container Terminal will be operational in 2020.
The Port of Cork is the key seaport in the south of Ireland and is one of just two Irish ports which service the requirements of all shipping modes.
The Port of Cork also controls Bantry Bay Port Company and employs 150 people across all locations.
A European Designated Core Port and a Tier 1 Port of National Significance, Port of Corks reputation for quality service, including prompt and efficient vessel turnaround as well as the companys investment in future growth, ensures its position as a vital link in the global supply chain.
The port has made impressive strides in recent decades, most recently with the construction of the new 80m Cork Container Terminal ....