Millions of tonnes of cargo moving through the Port of Cork every year.
If the Port of Cork is a bellwether for economic activity in the county and wider southern region then all boats are most definitely lifting.
As 2018 draws to a close Port of Cork chairman, John Mullins, and Harbour Master, Captain, Paul O’Regan, report a year of increased activity across a number of areas.
The growing popularity of Cobh as a cruise destination frequently commands headlines but it is just one of many areas of activity for the busy port.
Across its four different locations - Tivoli, Ringaskiddy, Cobh and the City Quays — a team of around 150 staff keep the port operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, driving the import and export of goods consumed and manufactured right across the island of Ireland.
Full article via below web link (taken from Evening Echo online edition dated: 18.12.2018 15:10hrs:https://www.eveningecho.ie/businessnews/Millions-of-tonnes-of-cargo-moving-through-the-Port-of-Cork-every-year-e427c7be-7143-45aa-bc97-f9688d959c61-ds