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# freight - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Not much optimism for Irish hauliers after no-deal Brexit tailback test at Dover

Yesterday, 89 trucks took part in a no-deal Brexit test to see what delays there would be if there were checks at the Port of Dover.

# freight - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Freight traffic stacks up for Irish Ferries

Economic upturn to thank for increase in volume

# freight - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Rolls-Royce plans to change the shipping industry by developing drone cargo ships

The drone ships would be remotely controlled using a virtual-reality recreation of a vessel’s bridge, which captains on dry land could use to control crewless ships.

# freight - Friday 31 August, 2012

Target Express sale announced by liquidators

Masterlink Logistics, headquarterd in Blanchardstown, is to buy the company which only recently ceased trading.

# freight - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Target Express workers call for 'clarity' in sit-in protest over job losses

Cork depot workers say they first heard about their jobs being lost on the news.

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Revenue defends Target Express action as workers begin sit-ins

The freight company ceased trading yesterday with the loss of 390 jobs. The owner blamed the tax authorities for the closure.

# freight - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall

The Irish Maritime Development Office said it expects little improvement in manufacturing orders across Europe for the rest of the year.

# freight - Thursday 2 February, 2012

78 jobs to go with loss of €30m as Cork-Swansea ferry ends service

Fastnet Line will now be placed in receivership or liquidation, depending on the judge’s decision, the company has said.