Marine Notice No. 54 of 2017

Wednesday, 08 November 2017

Marine Notice No. 54 of 2017

Nearshore Survey Operations off Ballinwilling Strand, Co. Cork

 
Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishers and Seafarers

 

 

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have been advised by RMS Submarine Ltd., that they will be conducting nearshore survey operations associated with the Celtic Interconnector on behalf of Eirgrid, within coastal waters off Ballinwilling Strand, Co. Cork.

The Survey Vessel ‘Dulra na Mara’ (Callsign: EIFS6) will be conducting the survey. The Vessel will operate on a 12 hour daily basis, in daylight hours only, commencing from the 4th November 2017 for approximately 1 week.

The aim of the survey is to collect geophysical data utilising vessel mounted sensors only. The survey will be conducted under Foreshore Licence FS006722, as per the below foreshore licence map.

 

 

 

The nearshore survey activities will be conducted on the Western most branch of the above licence map area, and extend no more than 5km from the shoreline, within a 1km area or corridor centred on the below coordinates;

Ballinwilling Strand:

ID

Latitude

Longitude

1

51° 51.96' N

007° 58.76' W

2

51° 50.16' N

007° 58.26' W

3

51° 49.6079'N

007° 57.8183'W

4

51° 48.6009'N

007° 57.8703'W

 

Approximate area of activity for ‘Dulra na Mara’ - Ballinwilling Strand

Enlargement of area of operation within ‘Fishing Box’

 

The ‘Dulra na Mara’, is a 12m coastal multi-purpose vessel, common frequency VHF CH 16 shall be used throughout the survey.

For further information on the Celtic Interconnector project, please email celticinterconnector@eirgrid.com, call +353 (0)1 237 0472 or send a letter to c/o Celtic Interconnector Project Manager, EirGrid Plc, The Oval, 160 Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin, D04 FW28.

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) 6476834/1890213434. They are also available online at: www.irishstatutebook.ie.

 

Marine Notices are issued purely for maritime safety and navigation reasons and should not be construed as conferring rights or granting permissions.

Irish Maritime Administration,

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport,

Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, D02 TR60, Ireland.

08/11/2017

 
 

For any technical assistance in relation to this Marine Notice, please contact:

The Marine Survey Office, Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, D02 TR60. tel: +353-(0)1-678 3400.

For general enquiries, please contact the Maritime Safety Policy Division, tel: +353-(0)1-6783418.

Written enquiries concerning Marine Notices should be addressed to:

Maritime Safety Policy Division, Dept. of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, D02TR60 Ireland.

email: marinenotices@dttas.ie or visit us at: www.dttas.ie

 

 
 

 

 


Nearshore Survey Operations off Ballinwilling Strand, Co. Cork

 
Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishers and Seafarers

 

 

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have been advised by RMS Submarine Ltd., that they will be conducting nearshore survey operations associated with the Celtic Interconnector on behalf of Eirgrid, within coastal waters off Ballinwilling Strand, Co. Cork.

The Survey Vessel ‘Dulra na Mara’ (Callsign: EIFS6) will be conducting the survey. The Vessel will operate on a 12 hour daily basis, in daylight hours only, commencing from the 4th November 2017 for approximately 1 week.

The aim of the survey is to collect geophysical data utilising vessel mounted sensors only. The survey will be conducted under Foreshore Licence FS006722, as per the below foreshore licence map.

 

 

 

The nearshore survey activities will be conducted on the Western most branch of the above licence map area, and extend no more than 5km from the shoreline, within a 1km area or corridor centred on the below coordinates;

Ballinwilling Strand:

ID

Latitude

Longitude

1

51° 51.96' N

007° 58.76' W

2

51° 50.16' N

007° 58.26' W

3

51° 49.6079'N

007° 57.8183'W

4

51° 48.6009'N

007° 57.8703'W

 

 

Approximate area of activity for ‘Dulra na Mara’ - Ballinwilling Strand

Enlargement of area of operation within ‘Fishing Box’

 

The ‘Dulra na Mara’, is a 12m coastal multi-purpose vessel, common frequency VHF CH 16 shall be used throughout the survey.

For further information on the Celtic Interconnector project, please email celticinterconnector@eirgrid.com, call +353 (0)1 237 0472 or send a letter to c/o Celtic Interconnector Project Manager, EirGrid Plc, The Oval, 160 Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin, D04 FW28.

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) 6476834/1890213434. They are also available online at: www.irishstatutebook.ie.

 

Marine Notices are issued purely for maritime safety and navigation reasons and should not be construed as conferring rights or granting permissions.

Irish Maritime Administration,

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport,

Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, D02 TR60, Ireland.

08/11/2017

 
 

For any technical assistance in relation to this Marine Notice, please contact:

The Marine Survey Office, Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, D02 TR60. tel: +353-(0)1-678 3400.

For general enquiries, please contact the Maritime Safety Policy Division, tel: +353-(0)1-6783418.

Written enquiries concerning Marine Notices should be addressed to:

Maritime Safety Policy Division, Dept. of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leeson Lane, Dublin 2, D02TR60 Ireland.

email: marinenotices@dttas.ie or visit us at: www.dttas.ie

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