In a judgment last month, Mr Justice Denis McDonald rejected Arklow’s case saying it had failed to establish causation for the accident. Photograph: iStock

The High Court has formally dismissed an action by one of the country’s largest cargo shipping companies over an accident in which one of its vessels (...)

The High Court. Arklow Shipping claims it cannot operate in any port without reliable information about depth, readings of which it says should be taken on a daily basis. Photograph: iStock

A pilot boat captain in Drogheda harbour told the High Court “we all underestimated” the underwater clearance a cement-laden ship needed before it ran(...)

Arklow Shipping Group has taken the High Court action against Drogheda Port Company claiming €1.4 million over losses and damage to a cement-laden ship on December 13th, 2018. Photograph: iStock

The harbour master of Drogheda Port has told the High Court it was not his role to advise what depth a cement-laden ship should have been loaded to be(...)

A file image of Port of Ramsgate in the  south east England. Seaborne  was awarded a €15. 7m contract  to run ferries from Ramsgate  to Ostend in Belgium. The  company has no ships. Photograph: AFP

An Irish shipping business that the UK government claimed pulled support from a company contracted to provide ferries in the event of a no-deal Brexit(...)

Transport secretary Chris Grayling’s decision to award Seaborne Freight a contract worth £13.8 million had attracted widespread criticism. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

A controversial no-deal Brexit ferry contract awarded to a firm with no ships has been cancelled by the UK’s department for transport. Transport secr(...)