Belfast Harbour pledges £45,000 in community scholarships for care experienced applicants to Ulster University

Ulster University has opened applications for 15 community scholarships for care experienced prospective students across Northern Ireland, with support from Belfast Harbour. Aiming to increase access to higher education, the £45,000 scholarship fund will provide £1,000 per academic year to care experienced students. Applicants will be considered care experienced if they have experience of being […]

Belfast Harbour Launches Celebrations to Mark 175 Years of Belfast Harbour Commissioners

175th Anniversary

Belfast Harbour is inviting communities and visitors to take part in a programme of celebratory events to mark the landmark 175th anniversary year of Belfast Harbour Commissioners. Belfast Harbour has launched a programme of celebratory events to mark the landmark 175th anniversary year of Belfast Harbour Commissioners. Local communities and visitors alike are invited to […]

Belfast Harbour Partners with Belfast Photo Festival for Outdoor Gallery Exhibition

Belfast Harbour is partnering with Belfast Photo Festival to create a free outdoor gallery on Belfast’s waterfront, which over a period of six months will showcase world class photographic artists at the new City Quays Gallery. In partnership with Arts & Business NI, Belfast Harbour is supporting Belfast Photo Festival in staging the new exhibition, […]

Belfast Harbour Community Awards Launch with Increased Funding Pot for 2022

Belfast Harbour has opened applications for the 2022 Belfast Harbour Community Awards, with £75,000 of support available for grass-roots organisations across Northern Ireland. Following two successful funding rounds last year which provided £50,000 to projects across the region, this year’s programme provides the opportunity for eligible community organisations, not for profit groups, and charities registered […]

NI Schools Take GIANT Steps Towards a Healthy Lifestyle

The Stena Line Belfast Giants has launched its Healthy Lifestyle Programme for 2022 – one of the programmes Belfast Harbour supports through our role as the Giants Community Outreach partner. Thousands of local primary school children in the Greater Belfast area will benefit from a dedicated programme that will inspire healthier life choices. The Stena […]

Belfast Harbour and Live Here Love Here Encourages Public to Take Part in Big Spring Clean

Belfast Harbour is the sponsor for the 2022 Big Spring Clean. Together with Live Here Love Here we are encouraging individuals, schools, community groups and businesses across Northern Ireland to get involved with the initiative, which is Northern Ireland’s largest community clean-up campaign. Community and civic pride initiative, Live Here Love Here, is delighted to […]

New Projects Across Northern Ireland Benefit from Belfast Harbour Community Awards

Belfast Harbour is delighted to announce the latest organisations supported through the second round of their Community Awards. Belfast Harbour is delighted to announce support for a range of exciting community programmes and projects funded by the second round of their Community Awards. Launched in Spring last year, the Belfast Harbour Community Awards provide community […]

Belfast Harbour Reports Buoyant Trading Performance in 2021

Trade through Belfast Harbour has benefitted from an increase in global trade, the restart of domestic travel and cruise tourism and investment in new infrastructure projects during 2021.  Releasing its annual trade figures, Belfast Harbour has reported a record year, with 25.6m tonnes handled by the Port in 2021, an increase of 9% on the previous […]

Belfast Harbour celebrates successful Time to Code partnership

More than 2,000 pupils from over 100 schools across Northern Ireland have taken part in Time to Code, a programme developed and delivered by Business in the Community NI in partnership with Belfast Harbour and the Department for Education. The programme, which improves computer coding skills among pupils aged 7 to 11, is continuing to […]

Belfast Harbour Connects Communities with Arts during Belfast International Arts Festival

Continuing their support for the Belfast International Arts Festival for the second year, Belfast Harbour provided free tickets for this year’s Festival events to a wide variety of local community groups. Providing support for Belfast International Arts Festival for the second year, Belfast Harbour provided free tickets for this year’s Festival events to a wide […]