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Ireland’s €35m Floating Data Centre Sails Into Opposition

The Limerick project was building up support, but now companies who use the docks that it will be located at are claiming it will crowd out their own activities on the water.

A proposed €35m floating data centre at Limerick Docks in Ireland is facing business opposition, with claims that it could impinge on the activities of other users at the docks. An opening for the vessel is slated for 2020, creating a promised 24 permanent jobs and a further 100 in construction.

As part of the project, Shannon Foynes Port Company is partnering with California’s Nautilus Data Technologies to moor a vessel at Ted Russell Dock, just outside Limerick city centre….Read More

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