Mariners off the Mayo coast are advised to be on the lookout for two separate undersea operations from next week.
From Sunday 17 May, America Europe Connect 2 will be installing a subsea fibre optic cable in Irish waters to Oldhead, near Westport.
The works from the CS Responder involve a pre-lay grapnel run until Tuesday 19 May, followed by the cable installation from Wednesday 20 May to Tuesday 16 June, weather permitting.
Three other vessels will also be involved in these works, fun details of which are included in Marine Notice No 21 of 2020 attached below.
Meanwhile, Vermillion Ireland will begin a near shore inspection survey of the Corrib gas pipeline and umbilical from next Wednesday 20 May.
Details of the locations and vessels involved can be found in Marine Notice No 20 of 2020, also attached below.