Underwater Node Deployment

Our Mainport Cedar vessel was involved in an interesting project over the last few days which involved the deployment of 50 nodes to specific locations on the sea bed. These nodes will measure environmental conditions like temperature, sound, pollution and sediment levels etc.. for scientific data collection purposes. The nodes will be collected again by […]

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Remembering Jack Charlton

February 1987. Ireland had not yet qualified for Euro 88 in Germany. The Green army had yet to emerge. But Jack was in Cork and we were asked to host a lunch in Lovetts for Jack as the FAI were promoting a new national draw.  Jack was in great form as it was the week […]

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Rig Move in Turkmenistan

On 28/06/2020 and 01/07/2020, 3 tugs from Mainport’s sister company CMI Offshore Group helped with moving the rig “Saturn” in Turkmenistan. CM Rahil, CM Rose and CM Ruby (stand by) are reported to have completed the move safely and efficiently.

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Cork City Missing Persons Search and Recovery

Mainport are pleased that this very well worth while organisation, Cork City Missing Persons Search and Recovery continue to get support from fellow Port users . Irish Mainport have now been joined by Port of Cork, Lehane Environmental & industrial Services Ltd, CH Marine, Whelan Stores and Inver  to help provide a new rib .  […]

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Cork City Fire Brigade training onboard Mainport Pine

Cork City Fire Brigade took the opportunity to use the Mainport Pine, which is currently berthed in the Port of Cork for a marine training exercise this afternoon. The exercise involved around 8 firefighters from Anglesea St fire station practicing some stretcher and recovery drills and Captain Kevin Muir and Marine Superintendent Damien O’Sullivan gave […]

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Mainport Christmas jumper day in aid of Cork Simon Community

Every year Mainport hold a Christmas Jumper Day in support of Cork Simon Community. This year staff raised 217 Euros with their donations for wearing their festive outfits for the day and work outfit fines for those who didn’t. The company then topped up the donation to 500 Euros.  

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Mainport continue to support Cork Seaman’s Mission

The company continues to provide support to the local seafarer’s mission which is an invaluable service to those who are often a long way from home. Dear Dermot, Dave, Sean, Phil and friends in Ronayne Shipping, Thank you so much for your ongoing interest in our charitable work among the seafarers and your generous gift […]

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Mainport have busy summer 2017 with CGG

CGG were very busy in the South Porcupine basin off coast of Ireland during summer 2017 . CGG were using 2 seismic vessels Geo Coral and Geo Caspian  and  Ronayne Shipping handled 40 different port calls for their support ships Mariska G , Marianne G and Bourbon Tern and for their chase boat Stormbas 11 […]

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Maritime Training for Mainport staff!

In Mainport, we are fortunate to have the excellent National Maritime College right on our doorstep in Ringaskiddy. We know that our staff don’t all need to have seafaring experience to work with us, but as a maritime company, we felt that it was important that we all understand the daily activities of our colleagues […]

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