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Closed Dublin Dry Dock’s Lead-In Jetty to Be Demolished As Part of ABR Project

4th April 2017
In this view taken from standing on the caisson of the entrance to Dublin's last drydock that closed in February is tallship Jeanie Johnston. The replica barque made history as the last vessel to use the shiprepair facility from where afterwards berthed at the Lead-In Jetty which is to demolished. In this view taken from standing on the caisson of the entrance to Dublin's last drydock that closed in February is tallship Jeanie Johnston. The replica barque made history as the last vessel to use the shiprepair facility from where afterwards berthed at the Lead-In Jetty which is to demolished. Photo: JEHAN ASHMORE

#ABRnotices - As part Dublin Port's Alexandra Basin Regeneration ABR Project, the existing Lead in Jetty located outside Graving Dock Number 2 that closed in February, is to be demolished.

Afloat adds tallship Jeanie Johnston made history as the last dry-docked vessel that also used the jetty following the closure of the unique facility in the capital.

It is expected that the works of Notice to Mariners No. 19 at the Jetty will take place from the 20th March 2017 to the 31st October 2017. (Circa 7 months’ duration)

The works consist generally of the demolition of an existing Lead in Jetty located at the entrance to the existing Graving Dock No. 2. It is required to demolish the existing lead in Jetty in order to provide access to future Berths No. 27 and No. 28 to the North West corner of the Alexandra Basin.

The Lead in Jetty is 120m long x 10m wide x 10m deep and is constructed of concrete caissons filled with gravel.

The following Vessels will be utilized for the demolition works to the Lead in Jetty:
1. 14 CD Spud Leg Dredger “Aoibheann”.
2. 25 TBP Single Screw Tugboat “M.T. Gargal”
3. Work Pontoon “Sandfisher”.

All craft will monitor Channel 12 continuously and show the required lights and shapes. All vessels should pass at slow speed and make due allowance for this operation.

VTS will keep all vessels updated and advised of any relevant information.

Further information on the ABR project can be found by clicking on the following link: http://dublinportabr.ie/

All Notice to Mariners among them further related ABR project developments are outlined below with links to open and download in PDF format.

No. 20 of 2017 New Quay Wall Works - Alexandra Quay West/Ocean Pier, Berths 31/32 click here 

No. 21 of 2017 New Quay Wall Works - Alexandra Quay West, Berth 28 click here

For other Notice to Mariners they can be consulted here

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