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Warrenpoint Port Named ‘Best Business in the Community’

28th June 2019 Warrenpoint Port has been recognised as the Best Business in the Community in the greater Newry area, gaining the award for the first time. The accolade was presented at the prestigious Greater Newry Area Business Awards, organised by Newry Chamber of Commerce and Trade, during a glittering ceremony at the Canal Court […]

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Port Funding Hits Right Note with Warrenpoint Comhaltas

Financial assistance from Warrenpoint Port has hit the right note with traditional music group Warrenpoint Comhaltas. The Warrenpoint Port Community Fund has helped the voluntary organisation, which comprises more than 250 members, to purchase new equipment that will aid its community outreach programme. Money received from the fund has allowed the Comhaltas, which regularly performs […]

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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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