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Marine Warning – Gales Put Lives in Danger
#iws – The Chief Executive, of Irish Water Safety, John Leech is warning the public of the increased risk to drowning around our coastline for the next few days. 10% of all recorded drowning in Ireland are as a result…
Water Safety Survival Guide this Christmas
#watersafety – The Christmas season is a time when thousands of people around the country must take extra care when taking part in sponsored swims in support of many charitable causes. Thousands more are at risk when taking walks by…
Marine Notice: Works on Quay Wall at North Wall Quay
#MARINE NOTICE - The latest Marine Notice (No 61 of 2012) from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that J Murphy & Sons, on behalf of Dublin City Council, will construct a 600mm emergency overflow pipe from…
Marine Notice: Servicing and Maintenance of Launch Gear for Survival Craft
#MARINE NOTICE - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport (DTTAS) reminds all fishing vessel owners, agents, skippers and crew to service their launching and release gear for survival craft on their vessels. Marine Notice…
Irish Water Safety Issues Bank Holiday Warning
#watersafety – Water-related tragedies can happen in seconds and in the wake of 128 drownings last year, Irish Water Safety is drawing attention to the dangers that will put people's lives at risk this coming Bank Holiday weekend. Dry, crisp…
Marine Notice: Cable Laying in Irish Sea Between Wales and Portmarnock
#MARINE WARNING - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises mariners of cable laying operations in the Irish Sea from next week onwards. The cable laying operations between Wales and Portmarnock Beach in…
Operating Pleasure Craft Under the Influence of Alcohol
#warning – The Department of Transport has issued a Marine Notice to highlight the dangers inherent in excessive alcohol consumption whilst on board or operating a vessel. While operating a pleasure craft, it is against the law to be under…
Marine Notice: Rock Installation Works Along Corrib Pipeline
#MARINE WARNING - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) has been advised that subsea rock installation works will shortly commence along a pipeline route from the Corrib Gas Field in Broad Haven Bay off Co Mayo. Works will…
Marine Notice: Firing Exercises Off Gormanston & Survey Equipment in Galway Bay
#MARINE WARNING - Seafarers are advised to steer clear of upcoming surface-to-air firing exercises off north Co Dublin, as well as a survey equipment deployment operation in Galway Bay. Marine Notice No 51 of 2012 outlines that the Defence Forces…
Marine Notice: Rock Placements Off Co Dublin & Buoy Deployments Off West Cast
#MARINE WARNING - The latest Marine Notices from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advise mariners to keep a look-out for rock placement off north Co Dublin and buoy placements off Co Mayo and Co Clare. Operations were…
Marine Notice: Undersea Cable Repairs Off Kilmore Quay
#MARINE WARNING - In its latest Marine Notice to mariners in the Irish Sea, the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises of cable repairs being carried out east of Kilmore Quay in Co Wexford. Operations commenced yesterday 6…
Marine Notice: Construction Work in Dingle Harbour
#MARINE WARNING - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises on construction works at An Daingean Fishery Harbour Centre in Co Kerry scheduled to commence today 3 September 2012, weather permitting. The works…
Met Eireann Issue Weather Warning
#weatherwarning – Met Eireann has issued a small craft warning tonight with a forecast combination of high winds, heavy rainfall, abnormally low pressure and high tides will cause dangerous conditions in south Munster and east Leinster during Wednesday 15th August.…
New Marine Notices on Small Vessel Safety
#MARINE WARNING - Two recent Marine Notices from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) highlight the safety recommendations made in reports by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) earlier this year into separate small vessel accidents, one of…
Marine Notice: Recall of Mullion COMPACT 150N Lifejackets
#MARINE NOTICE - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) has issued a Marine Notice (No 37 of 2012) advising of the recall of certain lifejackets manufactured by Mullion due to a potential problem with their inflation. In order…
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