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Marine Notice: 2D Seismic Survey On Continental Shelf
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#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that ENI Ireland BV, in conjunction with DCENR/PAD, is scheduled to conduct a 2D seismic survey in the Atlantic waters of the Irish Designated…
Marine Notice: Drilling in Corrib Gas Field
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#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that a drill ship will begin intervention work for Shell E&P Ireland Ltd on the Corrib Gas Field from late June to early July.…
Marine Notice: 2D Seismic Survey Over Celtic Basin in June-July
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#MarineNotice - The busy waters of the Celtic Sea will next month see yet another seismic survey. Marine Notice No 23 of 2013 advises that Seabird Exploration, on behalf of Spectrum Geo Limited, is scheduled to carry out a 2D…
Marine Notice: 3D Seismic Survey in Celtic Sea Update
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#MarineNotice - CGG, on behalf of Fastnet Oil & Gas, is scheduled to carry out a full 3D seismic survey at Mizzen Basin in the Celtic Sea off the south-west coast beginning this month. Details of this survey - as…
Marine Notice: Kinsale Pier Extension
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#MarineNotice - Cork County Council is due to commence a 15-metre extension of the Town Pier in Kinsale in Co Cork. The works are due to take place from this week till early December 2013, and will comprise the excavation…
Marine Notice: Umbilical Installation At Corrib Gas Field
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#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that umbilical installation and associated works between the Corrib Gas Field and the mainland and Broad Haven Bay in Co Mayo will commence tomorrow…
Marine Notice: Hydrographic Survey Off South Coast Till 4 June
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#MarineNotice - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) has issued a Marine Notice advising that a hydrographic and geophysical survey operation is taking place off the south coast till 4 June. The RV Celtic Voyager (Call sign EIQN)…
Irish Water Safety Warn of Bank Holiday Drowning Risks
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There are 140 drownings in Ireland every year - that's more than five per fortnight. As we approach the May Bank Holiday weekend, water safety should be prioritised by anyone coming close to coastline or inland waterways and when pursuing…
Wearing a Lifejacket. What is the Law in Ireland?
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A life-jacket is a Personal Flotation Devices (PFD's) and is a statutory requirement for pleasure craft in Ireland.  There must be suitable PFDs for everyone on board any pleasure craft and must be worn in the following situations: 1.      By anyone…
Marine Notices: Hydrographic Survey Off Clare Coast; Waverider Buoy Off Mayo
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#MarineNotice - Marine Notice No 15 of 2013 from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises mariners that a hydrographic and geophysical survey operation is being undertaken by INFOMAR for the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland till 25…
Marine Notice: 3D Seismic Surveys In Celtic Sea
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#MarineNotice - Further to the recent notice of a 2D seismic survey in the Atlantic waters of the Irish continental shelf, Marine Notice No 14 of 2013 advises mariners of two full 3D seismic surveys in the Celtic Sea off…
Marine Notice: New Seismic Survey Of Continental Shelf
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#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport advises mariners that ENI Ireland BV is scheduled to conduct a 2D seismic survey in the Atlantic waters of the Irish Designated Continental Shelf. The planned…
Marine Notice: Deepwater Well Drilling Off South-West Coast
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#MarineNotice - Marine Notice No 11 of 2013 from the DTTAS advises all seafarers that a deepwater exploration well will be drilled off the south-west coast of Ireland from the end of March 2013. ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Ireland (Offshore)…
Three People May Drown Over St Patrick's Day Festival – Safety Near Water Appeal
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#watersafety – On average three people drown every week in Ireland and with St. Patrick's Day 2013 festivities approaching, Irish Water Safety is appealing to all members of the public to ensure that they wear a well maintained and correctly…
Marine Notice: Clare Coast Hydrographic Survey
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#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport advises of a hydrographic and geophysical survey operation being presently undertaken off the Clare coast till Tuesday 19 March. The RV Celtic Voyager (Call sign EIQN)…
Marine Notice: Offshore Trenching Works At Corrib Gas Field
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#MarineNotice - Marine Notice No 9 of 2013 advise of preparatory works for the installation of an offshore umbilical at the Corrib Gas Field development off Co Mayo. Works are set to commence in early March along the route of…

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