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Roll On/Roll Off

Ro/Ro freight is the major segment of the port's business with 548,000 freight units in 2002. Five ferry companies operate up to 18 sailings daily to UK, connecting Dublin to Heysham, Holyhead, Liverpool, Mostyn, Douglas and also a connection to Cherbourg. These sailings cater for both the freight and tourism market.

In the last 6 years over €85m has been invested in port facilities with the major share of this going into the ro/ro sector.

Dublin Port From Sandymount

This investment is schedule to continue to ensure that our customers have state-of-the-art facilities to enable them to succeed in a very competitive market place.

The History of Dublin Port Company

Our continued investment in the ro/ro sector is being complemented by our customers investment in new ships.

  • In January 2001 P&O Irish Sea introduced the new European Ambassador to the Dublin to Liverpool route. It now operates between Dublin and Mostyn.
  • In March 2001 the new Irish Ferries superferry Ulysses went into service on the Dublin to Holyhead route.
  • In April 2001 Stena Line's new Stena Forwarder entered service on the Dublin Holyhead route.
  • Stena Line will introduce a new ferry, The Stana Adventurer, in June 2003

Dublin Port From Sandymount

TerminalOperator
Ferryport Terminal No.1
Ferryport Terminal No.2Stena Line
Terminal 3P&O Irish Sea
Norse Merchant Ferries TerminalNorse Merchant Ferries (Freight)

Ship Repairing in NO. 1 Graving DockShip Repairing in No. 1 Graving Dock

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