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Marine Notice: Pipeline/Subsea Structure Inspection and Nearshore Survey at Corrib Gas Field

15th May 2024
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Vermillion Energy are operators of the Corrib Gas Field

The Department of Transport has been advised by Vermilion Exploration & Production Ireland Limited of a maintenance campaign that will include an offshore pipeline and subsea structure inspection at the Corrib Gas Field subsea infrastructure.

This maintenance work was due to commence on Tuesday 14 May and will last for approximately 30 days.

A nearshore survey of the pipeline and umbilical of the Corrib subsea infrastructure will also take place. These works are due to commence on Friday 17 May and will last for approximately 10 days. All work dates are subject to weather and operational constraints.

Visual and acoustic surveys will be conducted by means of vessel- and ROV-mounted sensors. Electrical fault-finding will be conducted by ROV-mounted equipment.

The vessel EDT Jane (callsign 5BXW3) will undertake the subsea scope of work as part of the offshore pipeline and subsea structure inspection. All equipment used will be vessel and/or ROV mounted.

Elsewhere, the nearshore survey scope will be undertaken by the vessel Leah C (callsign EIQS5) while the vessels Macbel” (callsign EIHL5) and the Blue Eagle (callsign EI6808) will both provide safety and welfare support to Leah C. The vessels will be listening on VHF Channel 16 throughout the project.

Further information, including a map, coordinates and contact details, can be found in Marine Notice No 23 of 2024 attached below.


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