Port of Cork

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Mouth of Cork Harbour
Outline map of Cork Harbour

The Port of Cork[1] is the main port serving the South of Ireland, County Cork and Cork City. It is the second busiest port in Ireland and offers all six shipping modes i.e. Lift-on Lift-off, Roll-on Roll-off, Liquid Bulk, Dry Bulk, Break Bulk and Cruise. In 2012 9.05m tonnes of freight was shipped through the Port of Cork.


The port has over 10 berths, mostly privately owned.[2]


The Port of Cork is a vast area and is the second biggest port in the world after Port Jackson in Sydney Australia.

Passenger ferries[edit]

Ro Ro routes to/from the Ringaskiddy Ferry Terminal (Cork).

MV Pont-Aven operates the Cork to Roscoff service


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