Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Test Dredging Go Ahead

falmouth harbour1
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

8:15am 13th July 2012

Controversial plans to bring in super liners to Falmouth take a step closer.

Test dredging of the harbour has got the go ahead.

That is despite fears about the environmental impact.

Dave Ellis from the Harbour Commissioners reckons 850 jobs hang on the scheme: "With dredging, we're talking in excess of eight hundred jobs created in the next few years and many more jobs in the future. So, if we don't carry out this dredging, the port won't close immediately but the business will pass us by.

"There's a real opportunity to future-proof Falmouth for opportunities we don't even know about yet. All of the issues around the renewable energy sector, wave hub, wave power, we need a port to run that and this is the port it should be based in".

falmouth harbour2

8:15am 13th July 2012

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
rugby

Pirates 'Feeling Positive' Ahead Of Cup Clash

Cornish gearing up for Connacht Eagles match

jubilee pool geothermal energy

PHOTOS: Jubilee Pool Heating Gets The Go Ahead

Bosses say its the first of its kind to use geothermal energy

Most read
lorry stuck at pentewan

UPDATE: Narrow Cornish Road - Lorry Gets Stuck

It took almost 24 hours to move it at Pentewan

police line

UPDATE: Woman Dies After A30 Crash

A toddler suffered minor injuries after the collision involving a tractor

Top articles

UPDATE: Treliske Back On Highest Alert

Cornwall News: The Royal Cornwall declared a 'level four' over the weekend

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Car insurance costs rising 'five times faster than train fares'

National News: Ministers are being urged to accelerate plans for a crackdown on the compensation culture being partly blamed for a surge in insurance premium costs.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015

Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.

The Last Jedi: Name of Star Wars episode VIII revealed online

Showbiz News: The name for the hotly anticipated next installment of the Star Wars film franchise has been revealed as The Last Jedi.

Microplastics in seafood could be a health risk, experts fear

World News: Seafood eaters are absorbing tiny pieces of plastic into their bloodstream with unknown effects on their health, according to research exclusively shown to Sky News.

Bernie Ecclestone no longer in charge of F1

Sports News: Bernie Ecclestone is no longer in charge of Formula One (F1) after almost 40 years in the driving seat.

Finally! After years of trying, China celebrates ballpoint pen breakthrough

Strange News: China has finally produced its own fully home-produced ballpoint pen after years of trying to master the complex techniques involved in making the delicate tips.

Newer article

New Fears Over Newquay Exam Parties

Cornwall News: Police warn parents have no idea what scenario they are sending their children into

Older article

02 Mobile Misery

Cornwall News: Pirate FM's Facebook page flooded with complaints

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.