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New Chief Executive Appointed to Warrenpoint Port

Warrenpoint Port has appointed David Holmes as its new Chief Executive Officer. David joins the Harbour, the second largest in Northern Ireland, from Irwin’s Bakery where he has been Operations Director for the past six years. Previously, David has held senior positions at Kerry Group, Unigate, and Premier Foods. Stan McIlvenny, Chairman of Warrenpoint Harbour […]

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Warrenpoint Port Makes £800,000 Plant Investment

Press Release 14th June 2019 Warrenpoint Port has made an investment of £800,000 in new plant that will significantly improve efficiency at Northern Ireland’s second largest harbour. Authorities at the port have taken delivery of the first wave of the new fleet which will include seven forklift trucks. Eoin O’Mahony, Head of Engineering and Estates, […]

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AGM Notice 2019

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Warrenpoint Port Volunteers Join Coastal Clean Up

Rubbish including fast food waste, plastic and glass bottles, a discarded oil can and even a baby walker, were among the items collected by volunteers from Warrenpoint Port during a clean up around the town’s beaches and coastline. Port staff were joined by customers and their family and friends for the coastal clean up which […]

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Warrenpoint Port to Become Major CO2 Hub in £9.5m(€11m) Investment

Japanese industrial gas company Nippon Gases is to establish a major liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) import and distribution terminal at Warrenpoint Port. The £9.5million (€11m) project represents the first major investment in Ireland by the firm since it purchased Praxair Gases Europe in December ‘18. The facility which will store liquid CO2 for the food […]

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Regeneration Project Marks Start of Warrenpoint Port £4m Investment Programme

Work has commenced on the redevelopment of the landmark Town Dock House at Warrenpoint Port, the flagship project in the harbour’s £4 million capital investment programme. The building, which fronts onto Warrenpoint Town Square, will be returned to its former use as the main harbour office, re-establishing a direct interface between the port and the […]

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New Water Stations at Newry School, Thanks to Warrenpoint Port

New drinking stations have been installed at a Newry school thanks to funding from Warrenpoint Port. The project which provided bottle filling docks at Our Lady’s Grammar School in the city will enable students to access drinking water and reduce the use of plastics within the school. The initiative is among the first to receive […]

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Warrenpoint Port Records Highest Tonnage in its History

Warrenpoint Port handled 3.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2018, the highest annual level recorded in the harbour’s history. The total value of goods moving through the port also reached record levels, surpassing £6.5 billion for the first time. The trading figures confirmed Warrenpoint’s position as the second largest port in Northern Ireland as it […]

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Warrenpoint Port Ceases Revised Dredging Proposal

WARRENPOINT PORT CEASES REVISED DREDGING PROPOSAL Warrenpoint Port will no longer pursue proposals to change how it deals with dredged material. Authorities at the Port had been considering the feasibility of a new placement site in the mouth of Carlingford Lough between Cranfield Point and Greencastle. The plans will not proceed however, following the initial […]

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Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union – Dominic Raab Visit

  We were delighted to welcome Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab to Warrenpoint Port today. During a constructive meeting Minister Raab listened to the views of the Port and local businesses and provided assurances regarding implications on trade post Brexit. Minister Raab is focused on practicalities for business and for NI.  Well done to Colm Shannon, […]

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