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Killybegs Bulk Handling

Killybegs Bulk Handling is a full service offering, delivering Ships Agency, Stevedoring and Storage facilities at Killybegs Harbour in County Donegal.

The best deep water port on Irelands west coast, Killybegs, home to a large portion of the Irish fishing fleet in the winter months, is ideal for affordable import / export and storage for a range of industries.

Killybegs Bulk Handling has a dedicated team with over 30 years experience available 24 hours a day 365 days a year.


Killybegs Port Service

Killybegs harbour
Killybegs Harbour

“Our promise to you is that we will professionally handle your cargo in the most efficient, productive and safest manner possible whilst ensuring a tailor made service solution to your satisfaction at a competitive cost.”

– John Boyle Chairman Killybegs Stevedoring

The service offered was exceptional, you guys are a credit to Ireland

Niall Flood Ward and Burke Civil Engineering

Pier stats at a glance

  • Commercial pier Operating 24/7
  • 150m pier – Max 9m draft
  • 300m pier Max 12m draft
  • 70 MT per / Msq loading
  • Open Ocean access
  • Arrival / Sailing 24/7
  • Secure open storage 70,000 m2
  • On site office accommodation
  • Turning circle 300m
  • Tide range 1.52 – 3.38m
  • No air draft restrictions
  • Operating ISPS Level 1
  • Customs control office stationed within new pier

Experience and Vision

The team at Killybegs Bulk handing have worked with everything from large specialised cargo to perishable food stuffs.

Areas of experience include:

  • Wind Turbines
  • Off shore exploration
  • Refrigerated Cargo
  • Containers
  • Specialised cargo
  • General Bulk

With our in depth knowledge of the renewables industry Killybegs Bulk Handling is specifically targeted at supporting the import and storage of wind turbines for  on shore sites.

Killybegs Bulk Handling is looking to the future and stands ready to work with the industry as it looks toward the development of Off Shore Floating wind off the West Coast of Ireland.

Killybegs Bulk Handling will be a support in both Research and Development Phase, Build Phase and ongoing Operations and Maintenance as Killybegs becomes the staging port for the Offshore Floating Wind Industry.


Our versatile and experienced team have assisted in the technical operations and loading of everything from dismantled oil & gas installations, jack-up-barges, pipes, transformers, generators, cable reels, anchors and autoclaves.

  • Ships agency
  • Stevedoring / cargo handling
  • Project and shore base operations
  • Secure project storage set down space
  • Towage / Barges / Workboats
  • Crane (15 – 20t available locally)
  • Crew travel / change / medivac
  • Bunkering, Fresh Water, Ships Chandelery
  • Port and customs clearance
  • Transport (planning, permits and route surveys)
  • Cargo laydown and uplifting

Refrigerated Cargo

Proven daily loading rates in excess of 1,200 metric tonnes.

Wind Turbines

Delivering affordable professional stevedoring, ships agency and storage

General Cargo

We strip and stuff containers and flat racks ensuring that each load is securely lashed by experienced personnel.