Dublin Port Company to open EUR48m inland port

Rose Barrett Dublin Port Company(DPC)revealed recently that Dublin Inland Port will open up in very early November 2021, following a financial investment of over EUR48m by DPC to boost its taking care of ability.

Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) were verified as the firm licenced to begin operating at the new advanced facility in north Dublin.

The action will enable DFT (drivers of among the nation’s biggest container terminals) to boost its complete throughput handling ability at Dublin Port by 20 percent.

The new 44-hectare website for Dublin Inland Port is located circa 14km from Dublin Port, with direct access to the M50 and also to Dublin Port through the Dublin Port Tunnel.

The opening of the inland port delivers on a vital dedication in DPC’s Masterplan 2040 to maximise the use of existing port lands by permitting port-related, but non-core tasks– such as vacant container storage– to be moved far from Dublin’s hectic central port.

The advancement at Dublin Inland Port will cause extra reliable use Dublin Port Passage and also of Dublin Port’s inner network by diverting HGVs leaving or gathering vacant containers to Dublin Inland Port.

DFT signed the agreement recently to run the vacant container depot under the brand name Dublin Ferryport Inland Depot (DFID), over a 20-year lease.

Cormac Kennedy, Head of Home DPC, stated;

“DPC has spent more than EUR48m to day obtaining and also establishing this cutting edge center. This first phase of Dublin Inland Port will be ready to turn over to DFT in time to start operations in November.

“This depot has been built to the highest possible of requirements and occupies among the best places to access Dublin Port. The present stage at Dublin Inland Port is capable of accommodating as much as 6,000 delivery containers at any type of one-time when fully operational, in an area the same dimension as Merrion Square. Other delivery and logistics drivers will join DFT at the center as DPC remains to maximise the capability of Dublin Port’s existing footprint to fulfill nationwide port capability requirements in the period of Masterplan 2040.”

DFT is had by Irish Continental Team (ICG), which is additionally the operator of one of Dublin Port’s 3 container terminals, identifiable by its red cranes.

Declan Freeman, MD of ICG’s Container as well as Terminal Department, said:

“Dublin Inland Port is in an optimal place just off the N2 at Coldwinters, only 15 mins from our terminal in Dublin Port. It will permit our consumers to maximise their trucking capability and also offer a modern vacant depot center with the improved opportunity to update both completely dry and also refrigerated containers to satisfy the expanding demands of exporters in the pharmaceutical and agri-food sector.

“The moving of our empty depot company, the financial investments we will make in foundations as well as the distribution of five new Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTGs) at our DFT terminal will certainly supply much needed ability in Dublin Port from the 2nd fifty percent of 2022.”

PHOTO– New licence: Cormac Kennedy, Head of Residential Or Commercial Property at Dublin Port Business, and Declan Freeman, Taking Care Of Supervisor at IGC’s Container and also Terminal Division, at the brand-new Dublin Inland Port. Image: Shane O’Neill, Coalesce

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