Nippon Gases to build £9.5m carbon dioxide hub in Warrenpoint Port


Japanese industrial gas company Nippon Gases will build a £9.5m ($12.1m) carbon dioxide (CO2) import and distribution terminal at Warrenpoint Port, Northern Ireland.

The 2,500 tonnes capacity facility will store liquid CO2 for the food and drinks industry across Ireland and aims to “significantly improve” security of supply for the gas on both sides of the border.

The establishment of the terminal is in response to the major CO2 shortage experienced in Ireland and the UK during the summer of 2018.

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