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  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has unveiled plans to double its trade in the next three decades with the publication of an ambitious masterplan, Vision 2041. The plan was launched by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar, TD, and is the first of its kind set out by […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Foynes are scheduled to begin today, according to the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC). The dredging works will be undertaken by the SFPC’s multicat Shannon 1. Operations will be conducted by using a plough, and will be located within the Port of Foynes, including the West and East Jetties and […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Foynes Port development project which began in February to transform the Shannon Estuary port into one of the biggest bulk harbors in Europe is moving ahead. According to Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), the suction dredger/dump barge Jenny T will carry out dredging and associated dumping works for approximately two weeks, dependent on weather conditions. Operations will be […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ireland-based wave energy developer Seapower is conducting wet tests on its 1:4 scale wave energy device at the Foynes Port, Ireland.

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company, Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), has announced the first ports infrastructure project since the turn of the millennium, with a €50 million capital investment program at Foynes. Launched by Minister for Transport and Tourism Paschal Donohoe, the program is the implementation of the first key element of the port company’s […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s bulk port company Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has launched a EUR 50 million (USD 56.7m) capital investment programme at Foynes, the first major infrastructure project in any seaport in Ireland since the 1990’s.  As part of the port company’s Vision 2041  masterplan, SFPC will commence a seven year programme in quayside infrastructure development with a […]

  • 20 August 2011

      Shannon Foynes Port Company has said it is “seriously concerned” about the future of the Shannon Liquefied Natural Gas project due to tariff… (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes, August 20, 2011;

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal Energy Today has compiled the galleries that you viewed the most in 2016.

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ireland-based tidal energy developer, GKinetic Energy, has received further funding from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) for its hydrokinetic system.

  • 12 June 2012

    Waterways Ireland has successfully completed dredging maintenance in Limerick City around Sarsfield Lock, reports afloat.ie. The work programme was carefully planned approximately 18 months in advance and involved extensive consultation with National Parks and Wildlife Service, Shannon Foynes Port Company, Inland Fisheries Ireland & Limerick City Council (Planning, Roads, Environment and Waste sections) to minimise […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Equipment

    Irish developer, GKinetic Energy, has recently completed a new round of testing on its optimized 1:10 scale device at the Limerick Docks testing facility. The device was re-launched in August 2017 where it underwent 6 weeks of regulated tow-tests designed to study and gauge data on recent improvements to the PTO system and blade positioning. […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Shannon LNG said it has entered into an agreement with New Fortress Energy to develop the proposed LNG terminal project on the Shannon Estuary in County Kerry, Ireland. 

  • 14 April 2016

    Irish ports recorded a 7% increase in total volume of traffic in 2015, with all major traffic modes delivering substantial growth, according to the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO). The total volume of traffic that moved through Irish ports in 2015 reached its highest level since 2008, at 977 points on the iShip Index. Although […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Sea Power, an Ireland-based wave energy developer, has towed out its wave energy device from Foynes Harbour into the Galway Bay, Ireland.

  • 5 October 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish tidal energy developer GKinetic Energy has completed a new round of testing on its optimized 1:10 scale tidal device at the Limerick Docks testing facility in Ireland.

  • 5 July 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GKinetic Energy has received close to €100,000 from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to carry out further optimization and testing of its tidal technology this summer.

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the completion of an extensive port dredging project, the arrival of the largest steel ship to ever call to Greenore represents a new landmark for the port. The cargo vessel MV Smart TIna arrived yesterday morning from China as part of its maiden voyage. The MV Smart Tina has a dead weight tonnage of […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government has approved the draft general scheme of a new bill aimed at invigorating Ireland’s port sector, Irish Department for Transport, Tourism & Sport informed. The Harbours (Amendment) Bill 2014 will pave way for the five designated Ports of Regional Significance in Drogheda, Dún Laoghaire, Galway, New Ross and Wicklow to transfer to […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish wave energy developer, Sea Power, is preparing to deploy its prototype wave energy device at the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site in the coming weeks.

  • 16 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GKinetic Energy has launched its OC1 tidal energy device following the completion of two month trial at Limerick Docks, Ireland. The launched pilot device is a 15 kW river unit capable of powering small communities from natural river flow. However, commercial deployment is expected to lead to larger units with energy outputs of up to […]

  • 16 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from October 10 – 16, 2016.

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Marine Renewables Industry Association (MRIA), an organization supporting the development of Irish marine renewables, has issued a discussion paper on maritime infrastructure development priorities to support Ireland’s future ocean energy industry.  Ireland’s wave energy resource is off the west coast. It should be possible to support the development of the resource, at least at the southern […]