Marine Notices

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  • Marine Notice No.07 of 2022

    SHANNON ESTUARY

    Aughinish Jetty maintenance plough dredging operations.   Aughinish Alumina Ltd. intends to complete maintenance plough dredging operations during the period 14th to 28th August 2022. For more information Click here
  • Marine Notice No.06 of 2022

    SHANNON ESTUARY 

    REPORTING REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO THE CONDUCT OF MARINE RELATED ACTIVITY WITHIN PORT LIMITS

    Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has Statutory Authority for all commercial activities within Port Limits, and is responsible for regulating all commercial marine based activities. For more information  Click here  
  • Marine Notice No.05 of 2022

    Sanctions on Russian Flagged Vessels

      This is a decision set out in Council Regulation (EU) 2022/576 amending Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014 in response to the Russian Federation’s military incursion into the Ukraine. For more information   Click here.  
  • Marine Notice No.04 of 2022
    Attention is drawn to ships Masters to ensure that arrangements for the boarding and disembarkation of pilots meet the required standards.   A Pilot may refuse to use an improperly rigged pilot boarding arrangement until such time as it is made safe to do so. This will incur delay to vessels as a result. Attached for guidance is the International Maritime Pilots Association (IMPA) pilot ladder and equipment rigging diagram. For more information  Click here
  • Marine Notice No.03 of 2022
    Reporting procedures related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)   This notice should be read in conjunction with: • DTTAS Marine Notice No. 6 of 2020 • HSE Guidance: www.hspc.ie and www.hse.ie. For more information  Click here.
  • Marine Notice No.02 of 2022
    TO ALL MASTERS, AGENTS, SHIP OPERATORS, SHIP OWNERS Update on Crew Shore Leave   Reporting procedures related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) This notice should be read in conjunction with: • DTTAS Marine Notice No. 6 ( as Amended) of 2020 • HSE Guidance: www.hspc.ie and www.hse.ie FOR THE SPECIFIC ATTENTION OF ALL VESSEL MASTERS AND AGENTS For mor information Click here.
  • Marine Notice No.01 of 2022
    AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS (AIS) WITHIN PORT LIMITS Mariners are advised of the requirement for all vessels entering the Shannon Estuary to maintain their Automatic Identification System (AIS) operational at all times. This includes vessels at the designated anchorage and vessels under pilotage For more information click here.
  • Marine Notice No.11 of 2021
    TEMPORARY CHANGE TO LIGHT CHARACTERISTICS.   Buoy in now back in position. Please be advised that the Light Characteristics for this buoy is Quick Flash Green. This will be amended in the coming week to Quick flash White and further Notice will issue when complete. For more information Click here.
  • Marine Notice No.10 of 2021
    Northern Divers Engineering are planning on undertaking a hydrographic survey on the River Shannon to understand the burial depth of the gas pipeline that crosses the estuary to the West of Foynes. For more information Click here.
  • Marine Notice No.9 of 2021
    Mariners are advised that maintenance dredging operations are scheduled to commence at the Port of Limerick on Monday 20th September 2021 and will continue for a period of approximately 4 days. The operation will be conducted using the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) SOSPSAUN DAU – c/s PBAL. For more information Click here.

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