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Developing Site Investigation Methodologies Survey In North Irish Sea From Next Monday

9th July 2020
The Ocean Navigator is one of two vessels conducting the DeSIRE Survey from 13-26 July The Ocean Navigator is one of two vessels conducting the DeSIRE Survey from 13-26 July Credit: Atlantic Towage

The latest Marine Notice from the Irish Maritime Administration advises that the Developing Site Investigation Methodologies (DeSIRE) Survey will be carried out in the North Irish Sea from next Monday 13 July.

This two-week survey will use seismic refraction and multichannel analysis of surface wave (MASW) equipment, as well as sparker seismic equipment, operated from the Ocean Navigator (Callsign EI018) and Fionn Mac Cumhall (Callsign EIDN2).

Work will be performed during daylight hours in accordance with safe operating practices regarding MMO procedures and cognisant of fishing gear. Both vessels will display appropriate lights and signals.

For further details, including co-ordinates for the survey area and contact information, see Marine Notice No 26 of 2020 attached below.


Published in Marine Warning Team

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