Belfast Harbour has been working in conjunction with Belfast City Council to explore enhanced Broadband services for Belfast as part of the UK wide Super Connected Cities programme which is sponsored by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.
Belfast Harbour has handed over its new £50m offshore wind terminal to DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables. The terminal, the first purpose-built offshore wind installation and pre-assembly harbour in the UK or Ireland, will be used as a hub to help service a market valued in excess of £100bn.
Belfast Harbour has received a top 'green' accolade from Business in the Community's ARENA Network by achieving Platinum status and being the overall top performing company at this year's 14th Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey Results Launch.
Antrim teacher wins gold for going 'green' Mrs. Jocelyn Brown from Ballycraigy Primary School claimed the gold prize in the Northern Ireland-wide search for primary school teachers who take responsibility for the environment and eco issues. Jocelyn has been involved with a number of green activities with her pupils including harvesting school crops for soup, gardening competitions, bird watching, setting up a composting area, organizing a 'walk to school week' and a weekly Green Fingers Club.
With only weeks to go, the race is on for primary school pupils throughout Northern Ireland to nominate their 'Green Teacher of the Year' as the final leg of the competition comes to a close on 19th October. This unique competition organised by Belfast Harbour and Action Renewables, rewards primary school teachers for taking responsibility for the environment and eco issues.
Belfast Harbour is currently seeking expressions of interest regarding the sale of three 128 cubic metre capacity oil storage tanks and associated pumps, pipe work and infrastructure which are no longer required at a ferry terminal within the Harbour Estate.
KIN from Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club won the 2012 Edinburgh Cup on Saturday 7th July, taking the title after three highly competitive days sailing in Belfast Lough. Crewed by the 2000 Edinburgh Cup Winning team of Simon Brien, Mark Brien and David Gomes, KIN finished ahead of a strong international Dragon fleet of 45 yachts from 10 countries.