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 in 2013 exceeding £50m for the first time in the Port’s history

  • Operating Profit of £26.2m in 2013

  • Total tonnes handled of 23 million in 2014

  • 1.4 million passengers in 2014

  • 476,000 Freight Vehicles through the Port’s Ferry Terminals in 2014

  • A record 112,000 cruise passengers in 2014