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Roadmap to develop Ireland’s first marine spatial plan

A three-year process to create a ‘coherent framework’ for Ireland’s marine space in an ‘efficient and sustainable’ manner, aims to balance differing stakeholder demands while protecting the marine environment, according to the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.

GSI inshore boats

Geological Survey Ireland INFOMAR vessels. Seabed mapping is integral to developing Ireland's MSP 

Towards a Marine Spatial Plan for Ireland is intended to become a ‘decision-making tool’ for regulatory authorities and policy-makers on issues relating to individual consent applications and informing future sectoral policies and objectives.

Read more: Roadmap to develop Ireland’s first marine spatial plan

Future governance of Dún Laoghaire Harbour required before redevelopment decision

Proposed development plans for the old ferry terminal at St Michael’s Pier, Dún Laoghaire Co Dublin, require “detailed scrutiny” according to a former director of Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company.

The Harbour Innovation Campus vision, brainchild of Dublin-based businessman Philip Gannon, comprises a shared innovation space for technology, marine and design business, and could support up to 1,000 jobs, according the Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company.

DL St Michaels Wharf

The main hall of the old ferry terminal on St Michael's Pier, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin

Senator Victor Boyhan however highlights acceptability, viability and sustainability, as concerns he will outline in a submission to the planning authority.

Read more: Future governance of Dún Laoghaire Harbour required before redevelopment decision

‘Floating homes’ proposal for Dún Laoghaire Harbour

Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company is proposing to develop a cluster of floating homes,  it describes as ‘an exciting, innovative and affordable-living initiative’, at a cost of €250,000-€300,000 per unit.

DLHC floating homes

The development on a gated pontoon is planned on the weather side of Traders’ Wharf, ‘with views of the west pier, Dublin Bay and the marina in the harbour’.

Read more: ‘Floating homes’ proposal for Dún Laoghaire Harbour

Cross-border ferry service links Ireland north and south

A one mile ferry journey across Carlingford Lough is being heralded as a major tourism boost for the north-east region of Ireland.Carlingford ferry

The 20-minute transit, saving passengers almost 35 miles and up to 90 minutes by road, connects the Mourne Coastal Route in the Ancient Kingdom of Mourne to the Carlingrford & Cooley Peninsula through a gateway to Ireland’s Ancient East.

Read more: Cross-border ferry service links Ireland north and south

GRP patrol vessel for auction

PUBLIC AUCTION
(if not previously sold)
July 6, 2017
12 NOON
MALAHIDE MARINA, CO DUBLIN

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Owner Inland Fisheries Ireland | Vessel Name Bradán Beatha | Vessel type GRP Patrol vessel

This Information relates to MV Bradán Beatha. It has no external warranty if disposed of to a third party for any purpose. All details will be given in good faith in the belief that they are accurate but no warranty of accuracy or completeness or suitability for purpose is either stated or implied. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. Any interested party must satisfy themselves re the condition and specification of the vessel before making any commitment.
Name               Bradán Beatha
Type                GRP Patrol vessel
Official N0        403204
Built                1995 Cork, Ireland
LOA                 15.8m
Beam               4.2m
Tonnage           23.55 GT / 16.01 NT
Engine             2x Volvo Penta 6 Cyl esn. 270049 / 270050
Power               Total power 638 kW

Former survey vessel goes under the hammer

PUBLIC AUCTION 
(if not previously sold)
July 6, 2017
12 noon
MALAHIDE MARINA, CO DUBLIN

CB 1

This description is provided for information only. All details are given in good faith in the belief that they are accurate but no warranty of accuracy or completeness or suitability for purpose is either stated or implied. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. Any interested party must satisfy themselves re the condition and specification of the vessel before making any commitment. This document is personal and confidential with warranty of any sort.

Type                      GRP Research & Patrol Vessel
Official No              403203
Built                      1996 Cork, Ireland
LOA                      17.2m
Beam                    4.5m
Tonnage                31.79 GT / 21.62 NT
Engine                  2x Caterpillar 3176B.. Each of 450 hp
Power                   Total power 671.4 kW
 

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