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Guard Vessels at Corrib Umbilical Installation, North-West Mayo

28th June 2013
Guard Vessels at Corrib Umbilical Installation, North-West Mayo

Marine Notice No. 27 of 2013

Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Seafarers
Umbilical Installation between Corrib Gas Field and Broad Haven Bay, North-West County Mayo, Ireland

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised by Shell E&P Ireland Limited that two offshore guard vessels have been deployed to protect the umbilical installation at the location below:

From: 54°20.34'N, 011°03.51'W (Corrib Offshore Field location)
To: 54°17.00'N, 009°49.24'W (landfall).
The area of activity stretches along the route of the existing Corrib offshore gas pipeline.

The guard vessel details are as follows:
Neptun 10 ZDJQ8
Neptune Mariner ZDIW8

The Neptun 10 is on location west of Erris Head and will remain there until Mid-September. The Neptune Mariner is in the Corrib Field and will also remain until Mid-September..

All mariners are reminded of their responsibilities under the International Collision Regulations and are reminded of Marine Notice No. 17 of 2007 , which gives general advice in relation to the activities of vessels engaged in survey work for hydrographic, seismic, fishing research and underwater operations.

The International Regulations for Prevention of Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) are implemented in Irish law by the Merchant Shipping ( Collision Regulations) (Ships and Water Craft on the Water) Order 2012 [S.I. No. 507 of 2012], and the Signals of Distress (Ships) Rules 2012 [S.I. No.170 of 2012] . See Marine Notice No. 06 of 2013 . These Statutory Instruments may be purchased by mail order from Government Publications, Office of Public Works, 52 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Tel: (01) 6476834/1890-213434. They are also available online at: .


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