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WARNING TO THE PUBLIC AIR CORPS FIRING EXERCISES
WARNING TO THE PUBLIC AIR CORPS FIRING EXERCISES On Monday 28th August to Saturday 9th September (inclusive) 2017 (excluding Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September) From 09.00hrs to 17.00hrsAT GORMANSTON, CO. MEATH IT IS DANGEROUS FOR PERSONS, SHIPPING, LIVESTOCK OR AIRCRAFT ETC., TO BE WITHIN THE DANGER…
Mariners Beware Of Seabed Obstruction Off South Coast
#MarineWarning - PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd advises that, that following a recent survey of the Kinsale Head Gas Field pipeline, it has identified a possible seabed obstruction off the South Coast of Ireland. The nature of the obstruction, south-east of…
The Skandi Olympia is carrying out the visual survey for the next three weeks
#MarineNotice - Sailors and other mariners off the South West Coast should keep on the lookout for a visual survey by remote operated vehicle currently being undertaken by PSE Kindle Energy Ltd. The survey, which was set to commence on Tuesday…
The Fugro Searcher (call sign: 3EUY6) is scheduled to carry out the work
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Orbis Energy Ltd on behalf of Providence Resources PLC will commence a Geophysical survey which will be undertaken approximately 220 kilometres off the South West Coast of Ireland, involving…
FV Oileán an Óir
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has moved to highlight a recent report published by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board of the fatal incident on board “FV Oileán an Óir” as reported on Afloat.ie The fatalities occurred due to…
M/V Northern Wind is currently on a seabed mapping operation off the East Coast
#MarineNotice - All vessels on the East Coast, particularly those engaged in fishing, are requested to give a wide berth to a survey vessel carrying out seabed mapping operations on behalf of Clinton Marine Survey AB. M/V Northern Wind (Callsign…
Inis Mór in the Aran Islands
#MarineNotice - Repair works are currently ongoing on the Inis Mór–Inis Meáin cable weeks after a fault left the Aran Islands without power for a number of days. The works, which began last Saturday 10 September and will continue for…
The tsunameter being deployed near the M4 buoy
#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that marine scientists from the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies (DIAS) are deploying a tsunameter close to the new location of the M4 weather…
Fishing boats around the coast are advised of dredging works in Rossaveal till January
#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises of the of the dredging of soft material and disposal at sea, drilling and blasting and removal of bedrock, construction of breakwater and revetment…
An example of one of Techworks Marine's data buoys
#MarineNotice - Shell E&P Ireland were scheduled to commence flowline installation works between two existing subsea wells at the Corrib gas field this week. This work will be followed by placement of rock protection along the length of the exposed flowline…
Weever fish
As we approach the Bank Holiday Weekend, CEO of Irish Water Safety John Leech reminds swimmers, surfers and all beach users of the little sandy coloured fish that lives in the sea on our beaches. It spends most of the…
The Lions Mane Jellyfish
The potentially dangerous Lions Mane Jellyfish which is being washed up on Irish beaches can cause anaphylactic shock. So far this summer the jellyfish has washed up on beaches at Portmarnock, Malahide, Sutton and Bettystown. The Irish water safety CEO, John…
The RV Oceanic Endeavour will carry out two separate 3D seismic surveys in the Porcupine Basin from the third week of June
#MarineNotice - CGG Services SA is scheduled to carry out an extensive multi-client 3D seismic survey in the Porcupine Basin off the southwest coast of Ireland. The seismic survey, named Ireland 2016 MC3D MSS, is further sub-divided into two areas…
Lobster Pot Fishermen Reminded of Obligation to Other 'Users of the Sea'
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has received reports of vessels’ propellers becoming entangled in ropes of Marker Buoys used to indicate the position of pots used for fishing Lobster, Crab, or other fish or shellfish. This can occur…
Coast Guard, RNLI & Irish Water Safety Issue Caution
The Irish Coast Guard, the RNLI and Irish Water Safety advise caution to those engaged in recreational activities in or near water during the current spell of good weather and throughout the summer months. There has been a significant rise…
Aerial view of Castletownbere Harbour
#MarineNotice - The latest Marine Notice from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) advises that site investigation works are to be carried out at Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre in West Cork. The work will comprise of drilling multiple…

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