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5th September 2023
Dublin Port Company has today reported trade figures for the first half of 2023. Volumes declined by 3.6% to end June as the war in Ukraine, global inflation and a slower than expected recovery in China from Covid-19 lockdown dampened international and domestic demand with the Central Statistics Office showing Ireland entering a technical recession in the early part of 2023.
4th September 2023
In the first six months of 2023, the volumes handled by the Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) and Lift-on/Lift-off cargo modes at Irish ports declined significantly.
1st September 2023
The first set of WindWings took to the seas onboard the Pyxis Ocean on August 21st, on a six-week voyage from China to Brazil. The pioneering technology takes a page from shipping history, introducing mechanical sails on freight ships in an effort to reduce the vessel’s carbon footprint.
10th August 2023
IIFA Full Trading Members Nippon Express (Ireland) Co., Ltd. (President: Tomohiro Tamura, hereafter "NX Ireland"), a group company of NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, INC. (President: Mitsuru Saito), has established a new warehouse, "Contract Logistics Center," in Dublin city, and operations began on 1st July.
3rd August 2023
On Tuesday 25 July, a severe fire broke out on the car carrier, the Fremantle Highway. Tragically, one crew member has been reported to have died, and the 22 rescued were treated for breathing problems and burns.
28th July 2023
FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations and TT Club, the leading international freight transport insurer, are excited to unveil this year's outstanding regional achievers of the Young Logistics Professionals (YLP) Award 2023.
25th July 2023
In response to increased demand in China, the international logistics provider has recently started offering FTL road transport via the Middle Corridor, as a supplement to the existing rail transport services on the Iron Silk Road.
17th July 2023
In May 2023, the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) published the 20th edition of the Irish Maritime Transport Economist, a performance report of Ireland’s maritime industry for the previous year.
13th July 2023
CLECAT, the European association of Freight Forwarders welcomes the publication of the Greening Transport Package, which was adopted by the European Commission on 11 July.
4th July 2023
The European Commission has selected 107 transport infrastructure projects to receive over €6 billion in EU grants from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the EU's instrument for strategic investment in transport infrastructure.
7th June 2023
The EU is continuing to put in place the Windsor Framework, which was politically agreed between the Commission and the UK government on 27 February 2023 to address, in a definitive manner, the challenges concerning Northern Ireland following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
1st June 2023
Ocean Network Express Pte Ltd is excited to announce the opening of Ocean Network Express (Europe) Ltd, Ireland Branch on the 1st of June 2023, in Dublin, their first wholly owned Branch in Ireland.
31st May 2023
Graduates of the Introduction to Freight Forwarding class gathered at the Mansion House for a ceremony with students from Pearse College.
19th May 2023
On 17th May 2023, the European Commission put forward proposals for the most ambitious and comprehensive reform of the EU Customs Union since its establishment in 1968.
28th April 2023
On April 26th, a group of over 70 delegates from member companies of Irish International Freight Association participated in a tour of Dublin Port.
20th April 2023
Shippers and forwarders organisations are calling for improved standards of data protection and confidentiality in digital trading and booking systems, in a joint statement issued today.
3rd April 2023
The first national Logistics and Supply Chain Skills Week, organised by the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, took place from 27 March to 1 April, consisting of a mix of in-person and online events. Irish International Freight Association worked with University of Limerick to deliver a webinar on the theme of Supply Chain for Career Changers, with three speakers approaching the topic from their own unique perspectives: Ana Lozovanu of Expeditors Ireland Ltd, Bruno Chistoni of Wells Cargo
2nd March 2023
FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, urges shipping lines to review and reinstate the current free time periods back to no less than feasible, pre-pandemic levels.
13th January 2023
P&O Ferries and Seatruck switch terminal locations within Dublin Port.
18th November 2022
High Level Maritime Dialogue - Building Back Better Together
17th November 2022
A Graduation event was held this past Saturday 12th November 2022 at the IIFA Office for Graduates of the 2021 – 2022 IIFA FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding. 40 Graduates successfully completed their studies and were awarded their Diplomas by IIFA President Terry Sweeney.
9th November 2022
Barry O’Connell Appointed New Chief Executive At Dublin Port Company
19th August 2022
The Dublin Port Archive covers the history of the Port from 1707, offering a unique insight into how Dublin Port shaped Dublin City.
16th June 2022
Dublin Port Company Announces Second Development At Dublin Inland Port
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