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The Skandi Olympia is carrying out the visual survey for the next three weeks
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - Sailors and other mariners off the South West Coast should keep on the lookout for a visual survey by remote operated vehicle currently being undertaken by PSE Kindle Energy Ltd. The survey, which was set to commence on Tuesday…
The Fugro Searcher (call sign: 3EUY6) is scheduled to carry out the work
Marine Warning
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Orbis Energy Ltd on behalf of Providence Resources PLC will commence a Geophysical survey which will be undertaken approximately 220 kilometres off the South West Coast of Ireland, involving…
Ireland's fishing fleet is advised of continued works in Rossaveal till July
Irish Harbours
#MarineNotice - Marine Notice No 4 of 2017 advises of the continued drilling and blasting of bedrock, construction of breakwater and resentment, installation of piles and pontoons and other associated works at Rossaveal Fishery Harbour Centre. As previously reported on…
Severe windy weather approaching Ireland’s North West on Wednesday 21 December
Weather
#Weather - Met Éireann has announced a Status Yellow small craft warning for strong gales in effect today (Wednesday 21 December) ahead of Storm Barbara’s expected arrival at the weekend. Southwest winds will reach Force 8 at times this evening…
FV Oileán an Óir
Marine Warning
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has moved to highlight a recent report published by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board of the fatal incident on board “FV Oileán an Óir” as reported on Afloat.ie The fatalities occurred due to…
A Portuguese man o’ war beached in the Bahamas
Marine Wildlife
Irish Water Safety (IWS) is alerting the public to exercise caution on our south, west and northwest coastline over the next few days due to jellyfish arriving on our shores, as previously reported by Afloat.ie.  IWS says Ireland has experienced tropical…
A Portuguese man o’ war beached in the Bahamas
Marine Wildlife
#MarineWildlife - Sightings of the deadly Portuguese man o’ war along the West Coast have prompted calls for caution among coastal users, especially surfers and other beachgoers. TheJournal.ie yesterday reported that as many as 15 of the toxic sea organisms…
M/V Northern Wind is currently on a seabed mapping operation off the East Coast
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - All vessels on the East Coast, particularly those engaged in fishing, are requested to give a wide berth to a survey vessel carrying out seabed mapping operations on behalf of Clinton Marine Survey AB. M/V Northern Wind (Callsign…
Inis Mór in the Aran Islands
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - Repair works are currently ongoing on the Inis Mór–Inis Meáin cable weeks after a fault left the Aran Islands without power for a number of days. The works, which began last Saturday 10 September and will continue for…
The tsunameter being deployed near the M4 buoy
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that marine scientists from the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies (DIAS) are deploying a tsunameter close to the new location of the M4 weather…
The FV Napier before it was lost in a sudden flooding incident of the Saltee Islands on 30 January 2014
Fishing
#Fishing - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport reminds fishing vessel operators to monitor their bilge spaces prior, during and after voyages. It is also essential that bilge alarms are tested regularly, to determine…
Fishing boats around the coast are advised of dredging works in Rossaveal till January
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises of the of the dredging of soft material and disposal at sea, drilling and blasting and removal of bedrock, construction of breakwater and revetment…
An example of one of Techworks Marine's data buoys
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - Shell E&P Ireland were scheduled to commence flowline installation works between two existing subsea wells at the Corrib gas field this week. This work will be followed by placement of rock protection along the length of the exposed flowline…
Weever fish
Marine Warning
As we approach the Bank Holiday Weekend, CEO of Irish Water Safety John Leech reminds swimmers, surfers and all beach users of the little sandy coloured fish that lives in the sea on our beaches. It spends most of the…
The Lions Mane Jellyfish
Marine Warning
The potentially dangerous Lions Mane Jellyfish which is being washed up on Irish beaches can cause anaphylactic shock. So far this summer the jellyfish has washed up on beaches at Portmarnock, Malahide, Sutton and Bettystown. The Irish water safety CEO, John…
The RV Oceanic Endeavour will carry out two separate 3D seismic surveys in the Porcupine Basin from the third week of June
Marine Warning
#MarineNotice - CGG Services SA is scheduled to carry out an extensive multi-client 3D seismic survey in the Porcupine Basin off the southwest coast of Ireland. The seismic survey, named Ireland 2016 MC3D MSS, is further sub-divided into two areas…

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