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Marine Notice: Well Intervention On Corrib Gas Field
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#MarineNotice - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that semi-submersible drilling rig Ocean Guardian (Call Sign V7FF7) will commence well intervention work for Shell E&P Ireland Limited on the Corrib Gas Field off the coast of Co…
Radio Surveyors Panel to Be Established By Irish Maritime Administration
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#radiosurveyor –The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport  is establishing a panel of radio surveyors for 2014 and the closing date for applications is in three weeks time. Surveyors will carry out statutory radio surveys on Irish sea-going vessels including fishing vessels.…
Passenger Ship Tendering Requirement Details
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#tender – The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport wishes to advise Shipowners, Ship Operators, Shipmasters, Harbour Masters and Ships' agents of the requirements for passenger ships engaged in the tendering of passengers between the ship and shore. All tender…
Marine Notice: Revisions To Performance Standards For Emergency Beacons On Small Fishing Vessels
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#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises on revisions to the performance standards for emergency beacons on small fishing vessels. The revision includes the carriage requirements of manual/automatic activation float-free Emergency…
Irish Water Safety Warns Public to Stay Away From Edge of Waterways
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#watersafety – Irish Water Safety is warning the public that to stay SAFE they must stay away from the edges of waterways during storm conditions that are even more dangerous due to heavy rain, strong gale force winds and high…
New Requirements For Certificates of Competency Under 'Manila Amendments' For ETOs and ETRs
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#MarineNotice - Marine Notice No 3 of 2014 provides guidance on the implementation of the Manila Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch-keeping for Seafarers 1978, as amended (STCW), with respect to Electro-technical Officers (ETO)…
Marine Notice: Well Site Surveys On Corrib Gas Field
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#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport advises that the survey vessel MV Fugro Searcher will commence well site survey work for Shell E&P Ireland Limited on the Corrib Gas Field, off the…
Construction Works to Commence at Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre
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#castletownbere –The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that construction works will commence at Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre, Co. Cork on or around 30th January 2014, weather permitting. The works will involve the installation of new piles,…
Marine Notice: Revision Of Code Of Practice For Small Fishing Vessels
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#MarineNotice - Marine Notice 14 of 2014 advises that a revised Code of Practice concerning the Design, Construction, Equipment and Operation of Small Fishing Vessels of less than 15 metres length overall (Revision 2 dated 20/01/14 with operative date of…
Damage to Westcove Perch & Leading Lights, Co. Kerry
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Marine Notice No. 13 of 2014 Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and SeafarersDamage to Westcove Perch and Leading Lights, Co. Kerry, due to recent storms The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been…
Marine Notice: Geophysical Survey of Killala Bay
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#MarineNotice - EGS International Ltd is scheduled to carry out a geophysical cable route survey involving multibeam echo-sounder bathymetry, side-scan sonar, magnetometer and sub-bottom profiling off the Irish coast at Killala Bay heading north to the 12nm limit. The survey…
Marine Warning
Marine Notice No. 01 of 2014 – STCW Convention and Code "The Manila Amendments" - Security Training. It was intended that Marine Notices No. 50 to No. 59 would be published as part of a series being issued concerning the changes to…
Storm Warning: Water Safety Says 'Stay Away from the Edge'
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#marinesafety – Irish Water Safety is warning the public that to stay safe they must stay away from the edges of waterways during storm conditions that are even more dangerous due to heavy rain, strong gale force winds and high tides.…
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    Marine Notice No. 67 of 2013     Notice To All Ship Owners, Managers, Agents, Masters, Seafarers, Approved Doctors, Medical Referees And Training Establishments   Amended Seafarer Medical Certificate - Form 3 (ENG11) from 1 January 2014  …
Important Safety Information for the Attention of Users of Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons
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The Irish Maritime Administration of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport wishes to bring important safety information to the attention of users of Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs). The purpose of this notice is:-• to highlight the importance of regular maintenance of EPIRBs…
Marine Notice: Construction Works At An Daingean Fishery Harbour Centre
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#MarineNotice - Marine Notice No 66 of 2013 concerns construction works at An Daingean Fishery Harbour Centre in Co Kerry, which were set to commence on or around last Friday 6 December 2013, weather permitting. These ongoing works will involve…

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