More than 2,000 pupils from over 100 schools across Northern Ireland have taken part in Time to Code, a programme developed and delivered by Business in the Community NI in partnership with Belfast Harbour and the Department for Education. The programme, which improves computer coding skills among pupils aged 7 to 11, is continuing to support schools throughout the 2021/22 academic year.
Work to achieve our net zero target is already well underway. We have trialled the use of Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil in one of our vehicles. With an estimated 90% carbon emission reduction compared with diesel, HVO represents an opportunity to our reduce carbon footprint
Following a successful 2020, trade at Belfast Harbour remains strong, with an increase in passenger traffic on last year. This has been supported by on-going investment in the Port, including at Victoria Terminal 2 and Victoria Terminal 3.
Continuing their support for the Belfast International Arts Festival for the second year, Belfast Harbour provided free tickets for this year’s Festival events to a wide variety of local community groups.