The Port of Cork Company have welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr. Shane Ross TD on the re-appointment of Mr. John Mullins as Chairman of the Port of Cork.
Mr. John Mullins said: ‘I am grateful of the trust placed in me by Minister Shane Ross on my reappointment as Chairman of the Port of Cork. The next there years promise to be the most transformational period for the Port of Cork in its history. The transition from a River Port to a Sea Port will be substantially completed over this period. Land made available by this transition will provide Cork City with the ability to address an exciting commercial and municipal future by enabling the development of the Docklands and Tivoli.’
Welcoming the re-appointment, Mr Brendan Keating, Port of Cork Chief Executive said: ‘On behalf of the Port Management and Board of Directors, I would like to congratulate Mr. Mullins on his re-appointment as Chairman. Having this continuity on the board is vital as the Port of Cork enters a critical stage of the Ringaskiddy Port Redevelopment.’
Mr. Mullins will continue as Chairman of the Port of Cork for a further three years.