MARINE NOTICE, No 078 of 2017

Limerick-Town, Sarsfield's Lock and Arthur's Quay; © esri; click to" esri-map Limerick-Town and Arthur's Quay"
Sarsfield’s Lock and Arthur’s Quay; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 78 of 2017

Shannon Navigation

Limerick – Sarsfield’s Lock

Opening Schedule

Waterways Ireland wishes advise masters and owners of vessels that Marine Notice No 74 is withdrawn and replaced by this Notice, with a revised schedule. The lock keeper can be contacted at the following number 087-7972998 only during the hours of operation as shown below.

Fri 4th August 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Tue 15th August 10:00am – 1:00pm
Fri 18th August 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tue 29th August 10:00am – 1:00pm

Masters are advised to contact the ESB Ardnacrusha hydroelectric power station (00353 (0)87 9970131) 48 hours in advance of commencing their journey to book passage through the locks at Ardnacrusha.

It is advised NOT to undertake a voyage if more than one turbine is operating (20MW), due to the increased velocity of flow in the navigation channel, which can be dangerous. To ascertain automatically in real time how many turbines are running, users can phone 00353 (0)87 6477229.

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 2 Aug 2017

Sarsfields Lock © CHB
Sarsfields Lock © CHB

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