A clear future for Ireland’s blue economy

We are in a position to be a world leader in ship leasing, help feed the 8 billion people who will need seafood by 2030 and meet the growing demand for fish in China, say experts, writes Margaret O’Brien

26th February, 2017

Brexit looms large during most conversations about the future of our economy, and the marine sector is no exception. Neither is the fact that, where some see challenges, others see opportunities.

Liam Lacey, director of the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO), said: “Post-Brexit, Ireland’s success as a centre for international financial services may prove very attractive to businesses involved in maritime commerce wishing to continue to avail of EU passporting rights for ship finance and...

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