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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Dublin Port

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2022
# Dunkirk
French port examining new Irish routes after being 'pushed' towards Ireland due to Brexit
It is eyeing stronger links with Dublin Port and Rosslare Europort while creating new routes with southern ports.
# Cocaine
Two people arrested as €1.26 million worth of cocaine seized as vehicle searched at Dublin Port
The seizure was made as part of a joint operation by Revenue and gardaí.
# Seized
Revenue seizes €1.3 million worth of tobacco at Dublin Port
The tobacco was found in a consignment that arrived into Dublin Port from the Netherlands.
# citizens assembly
Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity loss to visit three examples of biodiversity management
The assembly is tasked with making recommendations to the Oireachtas on how the State should tackle biodiversity loss.
# holy smokes
Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin
The three unrelated seizures came to a combined total value of €7 million.
# four courts fire
Documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts fire to be restored and made public
A virtual record of documents from Ireland’s past will be launched online for the public.
# STI Clapham
Cargo ship carrying Russian oil docks at Dublin port despite union concerns
The vessel is due to depart Dublin port at midday tomorrow.
# Sanctions
Government rules out turning away Russian oil from Dublin Port
The tanker is landing in Dublin Port today.
# STI Clapham
Siptu calls on government to turn away cargo ship carrying Russian oil
The tanker is due to land in Dublin Port tomorrow.
# Seizure
Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin
The drugs were concealed in the refrigeration unit of a vehicle that was stopped and searched.
# Drugs
Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port
A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences.
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# Organised Crime
Gardaí and Customs find €9.8m concealed in furniture in Dublin Port search operation
Two separate search operations, one in Dublin Port and the other in Drogheda, have seen an estimated €10m of drugs seized.
# new bridge
A new bridge for the capital: Dublin Port Company unveils latest plans to transform region
Construction is due to begin in 2026.
# Port In A Storm
Brexit's impact on Dublin Port is 'clear' as cargo volumes decline
Trade with European ports, meanwhile, has increased by 36% in the first nine months of the year.
# Dublin Port
Revenue seizes 9.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €6.9m
The cigarettes were discovered inside a container using Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.
# smugglers
Revenue seize 864,000 illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search
The cigarettes were onboard a ship that arrived from the Dutch port of Rotterdam.
# Seized
€700k worth of smuggled tobacco uncovered in shipment labelled as 'potatoes'
The tobacco was discovered in a container that had arrived on a vessel from Rotterdam.
# Smuggling
Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m
The cigarettes were discovered inside a container using Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.
# Dublin Port
Workers agree to suspend strike at Dublin Port for talks with company about pay and safety
72 hours of work stoppages were due to commence from Monday.
# Seized
Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth €7.3 million at Dublin Port
The consignment had originated in Bulgaria.
# Dublin Port
Revenue find 10.5 million illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search operation
The tobacco products were found in a container which had come from Asia via the Netherlands.
# Dennis Regana
Freight firm faces trial over death of seaman crushed by cargo container at Dublin Port
Dennis Regana died after a steel container dropped on him on 14 November 2018.
# Shipping lane
Two men jailed for 'erratically sailing' while drunk at Dublin Port set to appeal convictions
The two men were found guilty of an incident that blocked the Dublin Port Shipping lane in 2017.
# Dublin Port
Tributes paid to man (19) who died in Dublin Port accident
SIPTU expressed their condolences to the man’s family
# Port In A Storm
Brexit triggers a 'very weak' start to the year at Dublin Port as cargo volumes plunge
Trade with the UK declined by 29% while trade with other EU ports increased by nearly 18%.
# Dublin Port
Revenue seizes €1.2 million worth of cannabis at Dublin Port
The find included two kilos of cannabis infused jelly sweets.
# Dublin Port
€270k worth of cannabis found in parcel and electric heaters in two separate operations at Dublin Port
Both consignments were destined for addresses in Dublin.
# Dublin Port
Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit
“I wouldn’t say it’s a delay – I would say this is very much the new norm,” Tom Talbot of Revenue said.
# Brexit
'Extremely small' number of consignments refused at Dublin Port for having incorrect documents
Four vans looking to travel to the UK had issues yesterday at Dublin Port.
# Revenue Commissioners
Gardaí to increase border county presence as Brexit transition period comes to a halt
State agencies are also warning of potential disruption at Dublin Port in the days ahead.
# a brexit jam
Trucks can be parked at Dublin Airport longterm carpark if Brexit traffic at Dublin Port overflows
No matter what happens in the ongoing Brexit talks, there’ll be major changes in how Ireland does business with the UK in 2021.
# Grafton Architects
Dublin Port appoints architects to build cycleway and pathway to city centre
“We have cut the Gordian knot of the complex challenge to open up Dublin Port to Dubliners,” Dublin Port’s CEO said
# dspca
Second batch of puppies recovered at Dublin Port in 24 hours
The puppies were found in a box in the back of a van.
# Seized
Cigarettes and tobacco worth €3.8 million seized at Dublin Port
Both shipments originated from Germany.
# Dublin Port
Revenue seize more than €90,000 worth of smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Port
The cigarettes were concealed behind air conditioning fan fittings that were headed for an address in Dublin.
# krackoff vodka
Revenue seize more than €500,000 worth of smuggled vodka at Dublin Port
Officers made the discovery when they searched an unaccompanied trailer that originated from Belgium.
# Rotterdam
8.4 million cigarettes, hidden behind frozen chicken, seized at Dublin Port
The smuggled cigarettes have an estimated value of over €4.1 million.
# Smuggling
Nine million cigarettes marked as frozen food seized at Dublin Port
The smuggled cigarettes were discovered in a refrigerated shipping container, declared as transporting frozen food.
# dspca
Thirty-three dogs seized by gardaí at Dublin port
The dogs are now in the care of the DSPCA.
# high strength cannabis
Gardaí believe 'incredibly potent' cannabis on Irish streets due to shortages caused by Covid-19
The new cannabis is arriving through Dublin Port from the UK.