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#RowingIreland: Twenty-two athletes have been invited to join the senior Rowing Ireland training group after the recent Ireland identification trial at the National Rowing Centre. Three athletes - Dave Neale, John Keohane and Cormac Folan - have been named as reporting sick for the trial and are required to show performance. The group will be split into training groups throughout Ireland.

 

HW MEN SENIOR
Aidan McEvoy
Finbar Manning
David Neale
Cormac Folan
John Keohane
 
HW WOMEN- SENIOR
Sanita Puspure
Monika Dukarska
Leonora Kennedy
Lisa Dilleen
Helen Walshe
Eimear Moran
Aifric Keogh
 
LW MEN SENIOR
Paul O'Donovan
Gary O' Donovan
Niall Kenny
Justin Ryan
 
LW- SENIOR
Sinead Jennings
Claire Lambe
Denise Walsh
Orla Hayes
Sarah dolan
Sinead Dolan
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Marine Notice No. 33 of 2013
This Marine Notice Supersedes Marine Notice No. 50 of 2008

Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Seafarers
Approved Training Course Providers under STCW 78/95

The Department of Transport Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) wishes to advise of the current list of Training Course Providers approved to provide training for the various ancillary courses under the provisions of STCW 78/95 as amended.

The Annex to this Marine Notice contains the names, addresses and contact details for the various approved training course providers. The Annex is available on request from the Maritime Safety Directorate or on our website at: www.dttas.ie

It is important to note that this annex is an evolving document and is therefore subject to change. It is recommended that the website is used to see the most recent copy.

Director General,
Maritime Safety Directorate,
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport,
Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, Ireland.

09/07/2013
Encl. : Annex

For any technical assistance in relation to this Marine Notice, please contact:
The Marine Survey Office, Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, tel: +353-(0)1-678 3400.
For general enquiries, please contact the Maritime Safety Policy Division, tel: +353-(0)1-678 3418.
Written enquiries concerning Marine Notices should be addressed to:
Maritime Safety Directorate, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, Ireland.
email: [email protected] or visit us at: www.dttas.ie

Annex

Training Course Providers approved by Ireland under STCW 78/95 Chapters IV, V and VI

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/I and STCW Code Section A-VI/I Paragraph 2.1.1

BIM Marine Services Division, Tel: 353 (0) 1 214 4100
P.O. Box No 12, Fax: 353 (0) 1 284 1123
Crofton Road, Web: www.bim.ie
Dun Laoghaire, Email: [email protected]
Co. Dublin.

B.I.M. National Fisheries College, Tel: + 353 (0) 77 81068 / 81099
Greencastle, Fax: + 353 (0) 77 81278
Co. Donegal. Email: [email protected]

B.I.M. Regional Fisheries Centre, Tel: + 353 (0) 27 70450
Castletownbere, Fax: + 353 (0) 27 70858
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

Sea & Shore Safety Services Ltd., Tel: + 353 (0) 1 295 5991
"Happy Valley", Fax: + 353 (0) 1 295 7705
Glenamuck Road, Email: [email protected]
Dublin18 Web: www.seaandshore.ie

Bow Waves, Tel: + 353 (0) 91 560 560
Galway Sailing and Powerboat School, Email: [email protected]
Harbour Enterprise Park, Web: www.bowwaves.com
Galway.

SeaTec Maritime Training Tel: + 353 (0)98 27772
Tawneyamon, Email: [email protected]
Westport,
Co. Mayo.

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency in Elementary First Aid STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/I and STCW Code Section A-VI/I Paragraph 2.1.3

Bord Iascaigh Mhara, (BIM) Tel: + 353 (0) 1 214 4100
P.O. Box No. 12, Fax: + 353 (0) 1 284 1123
Crofton Road, Web: www.bim.ie
Dun Laoghaire,
Co. Dublin.

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

B.I.M. National Fisheries College, Tel: + 353 (0) 77 81068 / 81099
Greencastle, Fax: + 353 (0) 77 81278
Co. Donegal. Email: [email protected]

B.I.M. Regional Fisheries Centre, Tel: + 353 (0) 27 70450
Castletownbere, Fax: + 353 (0) 27 70858
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]

Sea & Shore Safety Services Ltd, Tel: + 353 (0) 1 295 5991
"Happy Valley", Fax: + 353 (0) 1 295 7705
Glenamuck Road, Email: [email protected]
Dublin18 Web: www.seaandshore.ie

Irish Sailing Association, Tel: + 353 (0) 1 280 0239
3 Park Road, Email: [email protected]
Dun Laoghaire,
Co. Dublin.

SeaTec Maritime Training Tel: + 353 (0) 98 27772
Tawneyamon, Email: [email protected]
Westport,
Co. Mayo.

Firstaider.ie Tel: + 353-(0)1- 2022428
IDEA House Email: [email protected]
Killarney Road Business Park Web: www.firstaider.ie
Killarney Road,
Bray,
Co. Wicklow

Effective Offshore Tel: +353-(0)74-9135999
Unit 3 Ballyconnell Industrial Estate Email: [email protected] Falcarrach,
Co. Donegal

Heartbeat Safety Ltd, Tel: +353-(0)59-8623975
Unit 3, Crookstown Business Park, Email: [email protected]
Crookstown, Web: www.heartbeat.ie
Co. Kildare

Chris Mee Safety Engineering (CMSE) Tel: + 353 (0) 21 4978100
Euro Business Park, Email: [email protected]
Little Island.
Co.Cork

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency in Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/I and STCW Code Section A-VI/I Paragraph 2.1.4

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

Sea & Shore Safety Services Ltd, Tel: + 353 (0) 1 295 5991
"Happy Valley", Fax: + 353 (0) 1 295 7705
Glenamuck Road, Email: [email protected]
Dublin18 Web: www.seaandshore.ie

Bow Waves, Tel: + 353 (0) 91 560 560
Galway Sailing and Powerboat School, Email: [email protected]
Harbour Enterprise Park, Web: www.bowwaves.com
Galway.

SeaTec Maritime Training Tel: + 353 (0) 98 27772
Tawneyamon, Email: [email protected]
Westport,
Co. Mayo.

Training for the issue of Certificates in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/I and STCW Code Section A-VI/I Paragraph 2.1.2

Cantwell Keogh & Associates, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 486 4044
Castlewarren Safety Centre, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 437 0934
Barnahely, Email: [email protected]
Ringaskiddy,
Co. Cork

Chris Mee Safety Engineering (CMSE) Tel: + 353 (0) 21 437 5021
Unit 1, Portgate Industrial Park Fax: + 353 (0) 21 437 5060
Raffeen, Email: [email protected]
Ringaskiddy, Web: www.cmse.ie
Co. Cork

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci

B.I.M. National Fisheries College, Tel: + 353 (0) 77 81068 / 81099
Greencastle, Fax: + 353 (0) 77 81278
Co. Donegal. Email: [email protected]

Training for the issue of Certificates in Advanced Fire Fighting STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/3 and STCW Code Section A-VI/3

Cantwell Keogh & Associates, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 486 4044
Castlewarren Safety Centre, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 437 0934
Barnahely, Email: [email protected]
Ringaskiddy, Web: www.cmse.ie
Co. Cork.

Chris Mee Safety Engineering (CMSE) Tel: + 353 (0) 21 437 5021
Unit 1, Portgate Industrial Park Fax: + 353 (0) 21 437 5060
Raffeen, Email: [email protected]
Ringaskiddy,
Co. Cork

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie
B.I.M. National Fisheries College, Tel: + 353 (0) 77 81068 / 81099
Greencastle, Fax: + 353 (0) 77 81278
Co. Donegal. Email: [email protected]

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency in Medical First Aid aboard Ship STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/4 and STCW Code Section A-VI/4 Paragraphs 1 to 3

B.I.M. National Fisheries College, Tel: + 353 (0) 77 81068 / 81099
Greencastle, Fax: + 353 (0) 77 81278
Co. Donegal. Email: [email protected]

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

Cantwell Keogh & Associates, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 486 4044
Castlewarren Safety Centre, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 437 0934
Barnahely, Email: [email protected]
Ringaskiddy,
Co. Cork.

Sea & Shore Safety Services Ltd, Tel: + 353 (0) 1 295 5991
"Happy Valley", Fax: + 353 (0) 1 295 7705
Glenamuck Road, Email: [email protected]
Dublin18 Web: www.seaandshore.ie

Bow Waves Tel: +353-(0)91-560560
Galway Sailing and Powerboat School Email: [email protected]
Harbour Enterprise Park Web: www.bowwaves.com
Galway

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency for persons in charge of Medical Care on board Ship STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/4 and STCW Code Section A-VI/4 Paragraphs 4 to 6

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/2 and STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Paragraphs 1 to 4

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency in fast rescue boats STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/2 and STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Paragraphs 5 to 8

Sea & Shore Safety Services Ltd, Tel: + 353 (0) 1 295 5991
"Happy Valley", Fax: + 353 (0) 1 295 7705
Glenamuck Road, Email: [email protected]
Dublin18 Web: www.seaandshore.ie

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency in Crisis Management and Human Behaviour STCW 78/95 Regulation V/2 paragraph 8 and STCW Code Section A-V/2 Paragraph 5

Sea & Shore Safety Services Ltd, Tel: + 353 (0) 1 295 5991
"Happy Valley", Fax: + 353 (0) 1 295 7705
Glenamuck Road, Email: [email protected]
Dublin18 Web: www.seaandshore.ie

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency in Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety and Hull Integrity on board Ro-Ro Passenger Ships STCW 78/95 Regulation V/2 paragraph 7 and STCW Code Section A-V/2 Paragraph 4

Sea & Shore Safety Services Ltd, Tel: + 353 (0) 1 295 5991
"Happy Valley", Fax: + 353 (0) 1 295 7705
Glenamuck Road, Email: [email protected]
Dublin18 Web: www.seaandshore.ie

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency in Tanker Familiarization STCW 78/95 Regulation V/1 paragraph 1.2 and STCW Code Section A-V/1 Paragraphs 1 to 7.

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

Oil Tanker Training Programme STCW 78/95 Regulation V/1 paragraph 2.2 and STCW Code Section A-V/I Paragraphs 8 to 14

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

28 day On Board Oil Tanker and Gas Tanker Intensive Training in accordance with STCW 78.95 Regulation V/1 paragraph 2.1

BP Crewing Services Limited, Tel: + 44 (0) 1624 614460
Thornton House, Fax: +44 (0) 1624 631833
Belmont Hill, Email: [email protected]
Douglas,
Isle of Man IM1 4RE

Training for the issue of Certificates of Competency in GMDSS Radiocommunications STCW 78/95 Regulation IV/2 and Section A-IV/2

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0) 21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0) 21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

B.I.M. National Fisheries College, Tel: + 353 (0) 77 81068 / 81099
Greencastle, Fax: + 353 (0) 77 81278
Co. Donegal. Email: [email protected]

Bord Iascaigh Mhara, (BIM) Tel: + 353 (0) 1 214 4100
P.O. Box No. 12, Fax: + 353 (0) 1 284 1123
Crofton Road, Web: www.bim.ie
Dun Laoghaire,
Co. Dublin

B.I.M. Regional Fisheries Centre, Tel: + 353 (0) 27 70450
Castletownbere, Fax: + 353 (0) 27 70858
Co. Cork. Email: rf[email protected]

Training for the issue of Certificates of Proficiency for Ship Security Officers STCW 78/95 Regulation VI/5 and STCW Code Section A-VI/5

National Maritime College of Ireland, Tel: + 353 (0)21 497 0600
Ringaskiddy, Fax: + 353 (0)21 497 0601
Co. Cork. Email: [email protected]
Web: nmci.ie

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#VOR - Team SCA have been posting some record-breaking times in their training runs off Lanzarote as of late, as the official Volvo Ocean Race website reports.

Most recently the all-female team set a new record from Puerto Calero to La Palma Marina last weekend. This achievement followed their victory in the Round Lanzarote Race last month - their first competitive event sailing together as a team.

"It was a fairly big milestone in our preparations and we were lucky to have great conditions, which enabled us to get the race record," said Vendee Glone veteran Sam Davies, who captains a squad of world-class racing women eager to jump into their next challenge - the Rolex Fastnet Race in August.

Meanwhile, the Volvo Ocean Race is currently celebrating its 40th anniversary, and put together the short film above "about the spirit and the people behind sport's ultimate test of character".

The heat is already on for the return of the race in October next year, with the new design VOR 65 coming together nicely.

In the latest video update following the new yacht's construction, VOR's Rick Deppe visits the Gottifredi Maffioli factory in Italy where the ropes are being made:

Published in Volvo Ocean Race

#Rowing - St Michael's Rowing Club in Dun Laoghaire has posted the above video giving an oar's eye view of one of their regular evening coastal rowing training sessions.

As the description says, the three-and-a-half-minute clip was shot with a miniature GoPro camera attached to the end of an oar which "caught they action from warm-up to interval training to clubhouse".

It's certainly a unique perspective - though maybe not suitable for anyone prone to motion sickness!

Published in Coastal Rowing

#Coastguard - Howth Coast Guard has blogged about its recent medical exercise with the Irish Red Cross.

The multi-casualty medical training exercise involved lowering a number of qualified and trainee emergency medical technicians (EMTs) into Whitewater Brook by the heights rescue team.

These EMTs served as serious trauma victims who were then retrieved through the joint effort of over 40 personnel between the two organisations who worked together to triage, treat and evacuate.

Another recent training exercise, as featured in the video above, involved the safe evacuation of a casualty with a lower limb fracture.

"One of the more common callouts we receive are for people enjoying walking or running in the area who slip and fracture a lower limb or ankle injury," said the North Dublin-based unit of the Irish Coast Guard.

"The team regularly train for this scenario, ensuring all members are able to stabilise, package, and evacuate by stretcher a casualty in this situation."

Published in Coastguard

#Kayaking - Beginners are more than welcome to the Sligo Kayak Club as it prepares to host a series of training courses for anyone new to canoes this spring and summer, according to the Leitrim Observer.

This Level 2 training course will provide prospective kayakers with the basic skills and safety practices they need to get paddling on the water.

And on completion of the course, participants can become full members of the Sligo Kayak Club and avail of further training opportunities.

The €80 course - the first of which begins next Tuesday 9 April - will run for two hours every Tuesday evening over six weeks, with a Level 2 skills assessment on the final week. Gear rental is covered by the price (except for wetsuits and suitable footwear).

The Leitrim Observer has more on the story HERE.

Published in Kayaking

#VOR - The first candidates for places on Team SCA's all-female team for the next edition of the Volvo Ocean Race are currently sailing on a training leg from Southampton to Lanzarote.

The Volvo Ocean Race website spoke to one of the hopefuls, Vendee Globe veteran Sam Davies, who described the team's plans to field the first women-only team in the VOR as "an amazing opportunity for me and woman's sailing in general, especially for women ocean racers."

She's joined on the VOR 70 training vessel - which sports the team's recently unveiled livery ahead of the completion of their VOR 65 yacht - by fellow Brit sailor Annie Lush, Carolijn Brouwer and Klaartje Zuiderbaan from the Netherlands, Jeanne Gregoire from France, and Liz Wardley and Stacey Jackson from Australia.

Davies said of the team selection that it's "a two-way process... the managers are looking at all of us and we're testing it out to see if it is really what we want to do."

Team SCA managing director Richard Brisus said of the first trainee voyage to the team's base at Puerto Calero: "We have set out to work with the world’s best female offshore sailors and create a strong group of women that also has the ability to work well together as a high-performing team."

A second group of candidates will head out to sea shortly, and Team SCA coach Magnus Olsson said it "would be fantastic if we could find our team from these two groups.

“They are a remarkable group of women and each brings a very high level of skill sets to a potential team."

Published in Volvo Ocean Race

#FastnetRace - UK-based Global Sailing is offering what it calls a "unique opportunity" to race in the 2013 edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race.

"Forget the concept of 'just taking part' and join a team dedicated to racing hard," says the company's website. "We do not require any previous experience but we need enthusiasm, commitment and fitness."

Full training in racing and sailing techniques comes with the race package, from helming and sail trim to boat handling and preparation, tactics and navigation.

For a crew berth fee of €3,840 (€4,489), prospective crew will take part in a training weekend in the Solent in April, as well as four qualifying races - including the Cervantes Trophy between Cowes and Le Havre - and the Fastnet Race itself.

The fee also covers a sea survival course, return passage to Cowes, use of all safety equipment and foul weather clothing, all food and drink on board during training and racing, and other general expenses.

Full details are available at the Global Sailing website HERE.

Published in Fastnet

#MARINE SCIENCE - The Strategic Marine Alliance for Research and Training (SMART) has opened the call for applications for [email protected] research vessel-based training courses aimed at students of marine-related sciences

[email protected] courses have been running since 2008 and are recognised by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) as a means of contributing towards a student’s professional development and career.    

The two-day training courses will be held between 7 and 12 November 2012 in waters off Cork and will offer students the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience onboard the national research vessel RV Celtic Voyager.

"[email protected] is unique in that it gives students of marine related sciences a complete guide to working at sea," said SMART national co-ordinator Dr Paulha McGrane. "This not only increases national capacity in carrying out research survey operations but provides graduates with a competitive edge on the national and international jobs market.”

Dr McGrane explained that [email protected] focuses on practical, cross-disciplinary skills such as sample collection and processing, operation of equipment and instrumentation, and data acquisition and processing.

"Other areas we look at, which are essential to working at sea, include survey design and planning, safety at sea, and post-survey analysis and assessment. To date, students who have participated in [email protected] have found the course of enormous benefit in securing employment."

Course dates are as follows:

  • Postgraduates: 7-8 November 2012
  • Undergraduates 1: 9-10 November 2012
  • Undergraduates 2: 11-12 November 2012

Applications for [email protected] and posters advertising the course are available online HERE. Completed applications should be received no later than Friday 5 October 2012.

Please note an administration fee of €50 applies and participants are liable for their own transportation and accommodation costs in Cork. For queries relating to any aspect of the course, contact [email protected]

[email protected] is provided by SMART, a marine science partnership programme that provides quality offshore training for students of marine science, technology and engineering. The programme is carried out under the Sea Change strategy with the support of the Marine Institute and the Marine Research Sub-programme of the National Development Plan 2007–2013. Core partners include the National University of Ireland, Galway; University College Cork; Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology; Cork Institute of Technology; the National Maritime College; and the Marine Institute; with additional funding by the Higher Education Authority.

Published in Marine Science

#CANOEING - With Ireland's schoolkids well into their summer holidays, a great way to keep them amused is to get them enrolled in Canoeing Ireland's junior summer camps.

Junior camps run every week at Canoeing Ireland's purpose-built training centre at Strawberry Beds from Monday to Friday over five two-hour sessions from 10am-12om or 2pm-4pm, teaching basic canoeing skills mixed with lots of fun and games.

The camps cost just €60 per child per week and are suitable for all. No experience is necessary, and all equipment can be provided.

For more information contact Canoeing Ireland at 01 625 1105 or e-mail [email protected]

Published in Canoeing
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Coastal Notes Coastal Notes covers a broad spectrum of stories, events and developments in which some can be quirky and local in nature, while other stories are of national importance and are on-going, but whatever they are about, they need to be told.

Stories can be diverse and they can be influential, albeit some are more subtle than others in nature, while other events can be immediately felt. No more so felt, is firstly to those living along the coastal rim and rural isolated communities. Here the impact poses is increased to those directly linked with the sea, where daily lives are made from earning an income ashore and within coastal waters.

The topics in Coastal Notes can also be about the rare finding of sea-life creatures, a historic shipwreck lost to the passage of time and which has yet many a secret to tell. A trawler's net caught hauling more than fish but cannon balls dating to the Napoleonic era.

Also focusing the attention of Coastal Notes, are the maritime museums which are of national importance to maintaining access and knowledge of historical exhibits for future generations.

Equally to keep an eye on the present day, with activities of existing and planned projects in the pipeline from the wind and wave renewables sector and those of the energy exploration industry.

In addition Coastal Notes has many more angles to cover, be it the weekend boat leisure user taking a sedate cruise off a long straight beach on the coast beach and making a friend with a feathered companion along the way.

In complete contrast is to those who harvest the sea, using small boats based in harbours where infrastructure and safety poses an issue, before they set off to ply their trade at the foot of our highest sea cliffs along the rugged wild western seaboard.

It's all there, as Coastal Notes tells the stories that are arguably as varied to the environment from which they came from and indeed which shape people's interaction with the surrounding environment that is the natural world and our relationship with the sea.

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