David Dobbin

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Belfast Harbour Film Studios: the plan is to capitalise on Northern Ireland’s growing reputation as a production location.

Belfast Harbour wants to develop six new purpose-built television and film studios in a £35 million investment project to capitalise on Northern Irela(...)

Belfast Harbour  grew its operating profit by 6 per cent last year to £36 million.

Belfast Harbour handled a record 24.6 million tonnes of trade for the first time in its 400-year history last year, latest financial accounts show. T(...)

Globally, the plant milk industry is estimated to be worth $16bn. Photograph: Getty Images

In the spring of 2018, New York was gripped by a sudden, very particular and, for some, calamitous food shortage. Gaps appeared on grocery shelves. Co(...)

Belfast Harbour’s operating profit increased by 5.6 per cent to £34 million last year.

Turnover at Belfast Harbour jumped by 6.5 per cent to £61.9 million (€70 million) last year, boosted by record numbers of freight vehicles and passeng(...)

Overall container traffic, agrifood and aggregates trade all increased through Belfast Harbour last year. Photograph: iStock

Belfast Harbour handled a record 23.7 million tonnes of trade and more than 1.5 million ferry passengers last year, according to latest figures. The (...)

Belfast Harbour was the main private funder of the popular Titanic visitor experience in the city

Belfast Harbour grew its operating profits by 12 per cent to a record £32.2 million (€36.6m) last year, its latest annual report shows. An increase (...)

Cameron Cuffe will star as Superman’s grandfather in Krypton

Superman’s grandfather is going to be spending the summer in Northern Ireland, it has been revealed. Belfast Harbour and NI Screen confirmed on Wedne(...)

Belfast Harbour has reported record pretax profits of £29.9 million (€37.8 million) for 2015 - up 3.5 per cent year on year. Turnover at the Harbour,(...)

One of Ireland’s all-time great fullbacks Hugo MacNeill. He will be a member of the oversight board

The IRFU’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup could, if successful, benefit the Irish economy to the tune of €800 million plus.The union has announ(...)

David Dobbin: “The sheer scale and breadth of the harbour’s business means that it plays a critical role in the economy in terms of being a major economic driver.”

It may be just a happy co-incidence that David Dobbin is an accomplished sailor. But it is an attribute that could prove to be extremely useful to the(...)

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