Freight volumes from Ireland to Britain plummet post-Brexit, new report reveals


 

Freight volumes from the Port of Dublin to Liverpool and Holyhead fell by 19% in the first nine months of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020, whilst volumes on routes from Rosslare in south-east Ireland to Pembroke and Fishguard dropped by 30%, according to a report from the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO). The IMDO report also reveals that Northern Irish hauliers are switching from the previously preferred Dublin-Holyhead route, post-Brexit, to Northern Ireland ports “to avoid the new […]