18th December

Marine Notice No 47 of 2016

 

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Notice to all Seafarers, Seafarers Representative Organisations, Shipowners, Ship Operators, Recognised Organisations and Charterers

The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) was adopted at the 94th International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Maritime Session in Geneva, on 23rd February 2006. The Convention seeks to ensure that the employment and social rights of seafarers are fully implemented. Please see Marine Notice No. 30 of 201515 for details of Flag State Inspection and Certification of Irish seagoing ships.

Read more: Marine Notice No 47 of 2016

Marine Notice 43 of 2016

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Marine Notice No 42 of 2016

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

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have been advised that Sea Power Ltd and Atlantic Towage & Marine Ltd are due to install a wave energy device and associated moorings at the Marine Institute’s ocean energy test site in Galway Bay, located within the following co-ordinates:                

                      Latitude           Longitude

                      53°13.90’N      009°15.55’W

                      53°13.90’N      009°16.15’W

                      53°13.60’N      009°15.55’W

                      53°13.60’N     009°16.15’W

Sea Power wave energy site

The Ocean Bank (Callsign EIHO7) is scheduled to arrive at the ocean energy test site in Galway Bay on the 10th October 2016 to commence installation of four moorings for the wave energy device. The moorings will be mobilised from Galway Docks and installed at the ocean energy test site over a period of three days.

Read more: Marine Notice No 42 of 2016

Marine Notice 41 of 2016

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

NOTICE OF DEMERSAL GROUNDFISH SURVEY OFF THE NORTHWEST COAST OF IRELAND

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised by the Marine Institute that the annual Irish Groundfish Survey (IGFS2016) will be carried out off the North-west coast of Ireland between the 25th of September and 6th of October 2016 in fulfilment of Ireland’s Common Fisheries Policy obligations.

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                                           Map of IGFS2016 survey stations (red circles) labelled with Prime Station number

The IGFS is a demersal trawl survey consisting of a minimum of 45 fishing hauls of 30 min duration each. The approximate location for the hauls is given in Fig 1 and Appendix 1. Fishing in 2016 will take place within a 2 nautical mile radius of these indicative positions.

Read more: Marine Notice 41 of 2016

Marine Notice 40 of 2016

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

Seabed Mapping Operations off the East Coast of Ireland

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Clinton Marine Survey AB, will be carrying out seabed mapping operations off the East Coast of Ireland. The work will start on 22nd September 2016 and will last for approximately 15 days, weather permitting, within the following co-ordinates:

                               Latitude                      Longitude                                       

                               53°48’N                      005°36’W                      

                               53°39’N                      005°11’W

                               53°20’N                      005°15’W

                               53°20’N                      005°36’W

The work will be carried out by the Survey Vessel Northern Wind (Callsign: 2IOX2).

Read more: Marine Notice 40 of 2016

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