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Port of Cork

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Port of Cork

The Port of Cork[1] is the main port serving the South of Ireland, County Cork and Cork City. It is the second busiest port in Ireland and offers all six shipping modes i.e. Lift-on Lift-off, Roll-on Roll-off, Liquid Bulk, Dry Bulk, Break Bulk and Cruise. In 2012 9.05m tonnes of freight was shipped through the Port of Cork.


The port has over 10 berths, mostly privately owned.[2]


The Port of Cork is a vast area and is the second biggest port in the world after Port Jackson in Sydney Australia.

Passenger Ferries

Ro Ro routes to/from the Ringaskiddy Ferry Terminal (Cork).

  • Brittany Ferries operate a once weekly (Saturday service) ferry from Cork to Roscoff from March to November.[3]


External links

  • Port of Cork website

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