The new Belview Container Terminal started in September 1993 at a cost of 25 million pounds . Belview is a state-of the-art container terminal which has lead to reductions in the sailing times between Waterford and the U.K. and Continental ports.
Facts about the terminal
Waterford has many different
parts to its port .
It handles Bulk solid and Break Bulk traffic .
Waterford is Irelands closest deep water , multi-purpose port to mainland Europe .With the improving road access to the port , Waterford is a very attractive location for Irelands importers and exporters .
Bulk traffic is handled in the inner port which is the traditional Port of Waterford where nine hundred and sixteen metres of quay are avaiable.
By Alan Walsh.