Monday 30 November 2009
MSC Ireland Win Deep Sea Shipping Award Sponsored by the Port of Cork
The Port of Cork was delighted to sponsor the Irish Exporter Awards category, ‘Deep Sea Shipping’. The award was presented to MSC Ireland, a company which has made the most valuable contribution to the efficiency of the deep sea transport mode in Ireland, at an awards ceremony attended by An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, T.D. in Dublin’s RDS on Thursday 26th November 2009.
Captain Michael McCarthy, Commercial Manager Port of Cork said: As Ireland’s primary deep water port, the Port of Cork has a long term focus on meeting the needs of deep sea shipping lines and understands the importance of growing the export market.’
He continued: ‘This is the first year sponsoring such an award and we were delighted to sponsor the Deep Sea Shipping Line Award for 2009. We look forward to supporting the growth of international trade for both current and future economic prospects.’