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 £61.9m in 2017, up 6.5% on 2016.

  • Operating Profit of £34m in 2017, up 5.6% on 2016.

  • 23.7 million tonnes handled in 2017.

  • 1.51 million passengers in 2017.

  • 514k Freight Vehicles through the Port’s Ferry Terminals in 2017.

  • 94 cruise calls in 2017.

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Port of Belfast Plan 2018.pdf

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