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Jehan Ashmore

Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

 Lecture: Liffey Ships and Shipbuilding
The Maritime Institute of Ireland (M.I.I.) hosts a Winter lecture series. The next lecture of the season is next Thursday (18 November) and is entitled 'Liffey Ships and Shipbuilding' by Pat Sweeney. The lecture starts at 8pm and is held…
Research Vessel Employment Opportunity at Marine Institute
The Marine Institute has published an opportunity for a recent graduate with a minimum of a degree in a relevant business or administration related subject under their current Stagiaire Programme (Marine Institute Student Programme for recent graduates). The Stagiaire Programme…
Drifting Irish-Cargo Vessel Rescued by ETV
An Irish cargo-vessel, Red Duchess got into difficulties when the ship broke down off the Isle of Rhum on Tuesday, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 1,285grt coaster owned by Coast Lines, was bound for Stornoway with a cargo of coal when…
Table Quiz fundraiser for Maritime Museum
A Table Quiz is to be held at 8.00 pm on Thursday 11 November, at the Kingston Hotel, Dun Laoghaire in aid of the Maritime Museum Development Fund. Join in the fun with quiz master Seamus O'Connor. Entrance fees for…
Drilling of Test Boreholes in Dublin Bay
A jack-up rig barge has been positioned off the South Wall, Dublin Port, writes Jehan Ashmore. The barge is contracted to Dublin City Council for the drilling of test boreholes in the approaches to and within Dublin Bay in relation…
Lecture: "The Fascinating World of Ocean Waves"
A lecture on 'The Fascinating World of Ocean Waves' is to be held on Wednesday 3 November at Alliance Française, 1 Kildare Street in Dublin 2. The evening lecture is to be presented by Professor Frederic Dias from UCD, an…
'Open Day' at National Maritime College of Ireland
An 'Open Day' is to be hosted by the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) on Wednesday 3 November. The Open Day is between 10-15.00hrs. Activities include: talk on careers at sea, entry requirements to academic courses and tours of…
Lecture: "The Newfoundland Cruise"
The Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association are holding their annual Winter /Spring lecture programmein the Poolbeg Yacht Boat Club & Marina (PYBC). The next lecture is "The Newfoundland Cruise" byPaddy Barry which is to held on Tuesday 2 November (1930…
Bulker Becomes Largest Vessel to dock at Foynes
The 61,000 dwt bulker Sibulk Prosperity became the largest ship to date to dock at Shannon Foynes recently according to The Limerick Leader. The Panamanian registered vessel carrying a cargo from Santo in Brazil. At 200 meters long and a…
Winter's French 'Ferry' Connections
Direct continental ferry services between Ireland and France will be reduced as of this weekend, writes Jehan Ashmore. Brittany Ferries last sailing for this year on the Cork-Roscoff route ends today. The 11-hour route is normally served by 'flagship' Pont-Aven…
More Tall Ships Head for Waterford
So far 23 Tall Ships are registered to be sailing into Waterford next year for the prestigious Tall Ships Races. Most of the entrants had participated in the previous race that was last held in the south-eastern city in 2005.…
Cadets Celebrate 150 Years with Royal Visit
The Cadet Forces in Northern Ireland celebrated their 150th anniversary this year. At a reception to mark the occasion which was held at Hillsborough Castle, Queen Elizabeth II accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh met the various cadets forces to…
Plans for Belfast Historic Maritime District
Plans to develop a £250m project in the heart of Belfast's historical maritime district have been announced by Belfast Harbour Commissioners. The 'City Quays' project is designed to link the 185-acre Titanic Quarter Development with the City-Centre.The 20-acre scheme is…
Ferry Passenger Boost Recorded for First Half of 2010
Ferry passenger numbers through ports in the Republic of Ireland rose by 16% in the first 6 months of 2010, according to the latest analysis published by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO). The 16% rise posted in passenger ferry…
Howth Yacht Club… Needs You!
Howth Yacht Club had a particularly busy season and is looking forward to an equally active sailing schedule in 2011. Already in situ the club has secured a full calendar of sailing events for the year ahead and will be…
Hello 'Halloween' Sailors
As the mid-term break looms, need something to do? The Irish National Sailing School & Club have some remaining places available on their Halloween Multi Activity Camp week (Tuesday 26-Friday 29 October) between 9am-5pm daily. The week is for 7-18…
Notice to INSS sailors: Bank Holiday Arrangements
The Irish National Sailing School & Club would like to remind sailors that there will be No sailing this weekend due to the Bank Holiday Monday (25 October). Please note that, as per our schedule, there wiill no Junior Club…
Report Released on Marine Leisure Conference
In a report on the Marine Leisure Conference, which took place in New Ross in September, the event was received with a great response. The conference was part of the fifth annual Ireland Newfoundland Festival with over 60 participants and…
Fishermen Rewarded with Prestigious Marine Stewardship Certificates
Fishermen in the south-east have achieved the much sought after Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Certification. Certification of this Mackerel fishery indicates the use of sustainable fishing practices and can be used to strongly promote continued market share and future development…
Dun Laoghaire Replaces Malahide as Relief Lifeboat Base
Dun Laoghaire Harbour has replaced Malahide as the new location for a relief lifeboat base which is to serve the RNLI's Irish Division, writes Jehan Ashmore. The RNLI had signed a one-year contract with Dun Laoghaire Marina Marketing & Management…
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