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Dredging Works In Dublin Port Berths & Fairway
The Dublin Port Company has given notice that maintenance dredging will take place between Alexandra Basin and the Dublin Bay Buoy from tomorrow, Thursday 10 September. Four weeks of dredging works are scheduled in the fairway and berth pockets from…
Dredging of shipping channels and berths in Cork Harbour will proceed from Wednesday 19 August to late September
The Port of Cork reminds mariners that maintenance dredging will be taking place in Cork Harbour on all main shipping channels and berths from this Wednesday 19 August. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the dredging campaign by the TSHD Taccola…
The TSHD Taccola will conduct dredging of berths and navigation channels in the Port of Cork from next week
Maintenance dredging of all main navigation channels and berths within the Port of Cork is set to begin, with various stages between now and late September. A survey of the harbour by the vessel Norse is scheduled to commence this…
Wicklow Port based tug AMS Retriever with a split hopper-barge B302 offshore of Kilmore Quay on the south Wexford coast to where the small craft arrived yesterday afternoon from The Netherlands to begin a dredging project of the harbour shared by trawlers and boats from the local marina.  On the horizon are the Saltees Islands.
A Wicklow Port based tug has completed a six day towage operation from Rotterdam, The Netherlands when it arrived off the coast of Kilmore Quay in Co. Wexford yesterday afternoon, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 18.5 tonnes bollard pull AMS Retriever…
Irish Dredging which is a a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster nv, has the use of their trailing suction hopper dredger Shoalway which is currently conducting operations on the Waterford Estuary.
A maintenance dredging campaign has begun in recent days at the Port of Waterford where activities will involve the waters of Duncannon Bar, Cheekpoint, and at the port's main terminal at Belview, writes Jehan Ashmore Prior to the operations at…
The Movanagher Canal on the Lower Bann
Navigation on the Movanagher Canal, part of the Lower Bann system, will be substantially closed to boating traffic from next Monday 20 January for around five week due to essential dredging maintenance works along the navigation channel. Some passage on…
A dredging campaign for this year is currently underway as the Dublin Port Company was granted a loading and dumping permit at sea, writes Jehan Ashmore. Back in September 2016, a Dumping at Sea Permit was issued to DPC by…
Dredging and Quay Wall Construction Works at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbour Centre, Co. Donegal
Dredging and quay construction works will be underway at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbour Centre from late October 2019 until July 2020. Plant on site shall include the Capall Mara Backhoe Dredger (Callsign: MBSF3), modular pontoon dredgers, split hopper barges,…
Boskalis Westminster's trailing suction hopper dredger 'Freeway' (4,500m3) recently alongside Belview container terminal at the Port of Waterford which is undergoing dredging operations to maintain sufficient depths at all stages of tide for ships calling along the estuary.
#Irishports - The Port of Waterford have issued a Marine Notice in recent days to advise all ship owners, shipmasters, agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers and fishery organisations of a dredging campaign, writes Jehan Ashmore. The dredging operation…
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s detailed proposal for key dredging areas and spoil infill at Howth Harbour
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has updated local Fingal councillors on its proposals for the dredging of Howth Harbour. On his Facebook page, Cllr Cian O’Callaghan says the meeting with the department and the Howth Harbour Master…
#DublinBay - A dredger docked in Dun Laoghaire Harbour just days before Christmas Day, remains in port due to space restrictions in neighbouring Dublin Port, writes Jehan Ashmore. The hopper dredger Freeway which Afloat tracked upon arrival to Dublin Port…
Clare Guinness, CEO, Warrenpoint Port
Warrenpoint Port will no longer pursue proposals to change how it deals with dredged material. Authorities at the Port had been considering the feasibility of a new placement site in the mouth of Carlingford Lough between Cranfield Point and Greencastle.…
Howth's fishing fleet along with other stakeholders will find out what plans are in store in the new year for dredging in the harbour
Monday 12 November is the final date for receipt of tenders for engineering services for the long-awaited dredging of Howth Harbour. Howth Yacht Club Commodore Joe McPeake has confirmed the date after contact with the Department of Transport, Tourism and…
Proposals to move material collected during dredging at Carlingford Lough to within the bay. AFLOAT adds above cruiseship Saga Pearl II is seen off Warrenpoint Port
#Ports&Shipping - On both sides of the border, The Irish News writes campaigners are objecting to plans to deposit dredged material within Carlingford Lough, claiming it would bring nuclear substances into the bay. As covered on Afloat.ie, Warrenpoint Port is…
A new date has been set by Warrenpoint Port on a public open day (15 Oct) event consultation on proposed dredging plans on Carlingford Lough, for further details read below.
#Ports&Shipping - A new date has been set by Warrenpoint Port (Monday 15th October) for a public drop-in event to allow members of the public and other stakeholders to learn more about proposed changes to how dredged material from the…
Warrenpoint Port, Co. Down is inviting members of the public and stakeholders to make comments and views on a dredging proposal. Above Afloat adds is Seatruck's newly introduced Seatruck Performance a FSG / 'Heysham-max' class ro-ro freightferry which operates to the Lancashire port. Ahead of the ro-ro ferry is an Arklow Shipping R class short-sea trader.
#Ports&Shipping - The second largest port in Northern Ireland, Warrenpoint Port, is inviting members of the public and other key stakeholders to comment on proposed changes to how dredged material from the harbour is dealt with. The Co. Down port…

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