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 £65.9m in 2019, down 4% on 2018.

  • Operating Profit of £30.6m in 2019, down 15% on 2018.

  • 24.6 million tonnes handled in 2019.

  • 1.6 million passengers in 2019.

  • 542k Freight Vehicles through the Port’s Ferry Terminals in 2019.

  • 146 cruise calls in 2019.

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