Port

Belfast Harbour is Northern Ireland's principal maritime gateway and logistics hub, serving the Northern Ireland economy and increasingly that of the Republic of Ireland. Around 70% of Northern Ireland's and 20% of the entire island's seabourne trade is handled at the Harbour each year. 

The Port in Numbers

  • Turnover of £54.3m in 2015, up 3.4% on 2014.

  • Operating Profit of £28.7 in 2015, up 3.4% on 2014.

  • 23.06 million tonnes handled in 2016.

  • 1.51 million passengers in 2016.

  • 503k Freight Vehicles through the Port’s Ferry Terminals in 2016.

  • 82 cruise calls in 2016.