MARINE NOTICE 112 of 2014

Lough Neagh Entrance and Toome  Canal; © esri; click to "Lough Neagh Entrance and Toome  Canal Map "
Lough Neagh; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 112 of 2014

Lower Bann Navigation

Restricted Navigation

Lough Neagh Entrance and Toome Canal

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that there will be restricted navigation from the Lough Neagh entrance to the Lower Bann Navigation and along the Toome Canal to Toomebridge / B18 road bridge from Mon 1st. to Thurs 4th. Sep. 2014 to facilitate an event taking place in the navigation. Available airdraft will be 4.5m ordinary summer level.

  • Masters will be facilitated with a transit through this section of the navigation between 1900 hrs and 2000 hrs each day, by prior arrangement, by contacting +44(0)7876032891.
  • Masters should also note that Waterways Ireland moorings and slipway at Toome will be unavailable during the period.
  • Master are requested to travel at slow speed and with minimum wash during their passage as there will be pontoons and small craft with equipment onboard which can be easily upset on the moorings.
  • Masters are further requested to take heed of any advice or requests from the crew of safety craft associated with the activity which will include swimmers in the water.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter and regrets any inconvenience that this may cause.

Further information may be had by contacting Waterways Ireland’s Coleraine office at +44(0)7876032891.

C.J.Lawn, Lt Cdr (rtd), Inspector of Navigation, 14 Aug 2014.

Lough Neagh; © Wasserrausch; click picture to
Lough Neagh; © Wasserrausch

Lough Neagh; © Wasserrausch; click picture to "enlarge"
Lough Neagh; © Wasserrausch

 

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