Irish Continental Group (ICG) is the leading shipping, transport and leisure group. We carry passengers and cars, Roll On Roll Off freight and container Lift On Lift Off freight, on routes between Ireland, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. We also operate container terminals in the ports of Dublin and Belfast.
The Group operates through two divisions: the Ferries Division comprising Irish Ferries and ship chartering activities, and the Container & Terminal Division, which includes the intermodal shipping line, Eucon, and two container terminals, Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) and Belfast Container Terminal (BCT), within the two main ports on the island of Ireland.
The Ferries division comprises Irish Ferries, the leading ferry operator to and from the Republic of Ireland and the Group’s ship chartering activities. Irish Ferries operates five modern ferries on international routes between Ireland and the UK and between Ireland and France. The principal revenue streams are passenger revenue (travelling with or without vehicles), Ro-Ro freight, on board and ancillary sales.
The division includes the intermodal shipping line Eucon as well as our strategically located container terminals in Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) and in Belfast Container Terminal (BCT). Within the division we operate a fleet of time chartered container vessels ranging in size from 400 – 1,000 teu capacity (teu = twenty foot equivalent unit, the standard measure in the container industry).