MARINE NOTICE 007 of 2013

Sarsfield’s Lock Limerick
Sarsfield’s Lock Limerick

Shannon Navigation
Limerick

Sarsfield’s Lock

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels and boats that Sarsfield’s Lock will be operated on restricted service from Thurs 28th Feb to Sat 9th Mar 2013. During this time the lock will operate from 10am to 12.30pm daily.

Masters and owners are requested to ring the lockkeeper on 353 (0)87 7972998 one day prior to making their passage.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Charles Lawn, Lt Cdr (rtd), Inspector of Navigation, 15 Feb 2013

MARINE NOTICE 006 of 2013

Shannon Navigation & Shannon Erne Waterway;© IBRA & ECBA; click to "enlarge"Erne System and

Shannon-Erne Waterway

Major Emergency Exercise

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters of vessels and the public that the Emergency Services will conduct major water based exercise centred on Upper Lough Erne and the Shannon –Erne Waterway on Sat 16 Feb 2013. The timings and locations for the exercises are as follows:

Upper Lough Erne:
from 1000hrs until 2200hrs.
Event Rescue Areas:
Geaglum, Derryadd, Kilmore, Corradillar and Naan Island

Shannon Erne Waterway:
at 1400 hrs and at 1800hrs.
Event Area: Ballyconnell

C.J.Lawn, Lt Cdr (RTD), Inspector of Navigation, 7 Feb  2013

MARINE NOTICE 005 of 2013

Royal Canal Lock 12 Blanchardstown © esri; click to ArcgisMap
RC Lock 12 Blanchardstown © esri

ROYAL CANAL

LOCK 12  CLOSURE

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters of vessels that the Royal Canal will be closed to navigation at Lock 12 Blanchardstown from 23rd January 2013 for 4 weeks to facilitate repairs to the lock gates.

Waterways Ireland regrets any inconvenience that this may cause its customers.

C.J.Lawn,,Lt Cdr (RTD), Inspector of Navigation, 25th January 2013

MARINE NOTICE 004 of 2013

Lock1 Corraquill; Powered bei ESRI; © ArcGIS; click picture to"ArcGIS/Webmap"
Lock1 Corraquill; © esri

SHANNON –ERNE WATERWAY

Lock 1  Corraquill closure

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all masters of vessels and users of the waterways that the Shannon – Erne Waterway will be closed to navigation at Lock 1 Corraquill from 29th January 2013 to 31st March 2013 to facilitate repairs to lock gates.

Waterways Ireland regrets any inconvenience that this may cause its customers.

C.J.Lawn, Lt Cdr (RTD), Inspector of Navigation, 25th January 2013

Corraquill Lock 1
Corraquill Lock 1

MARINE NOTICE 003 of 2013

Rings End Dublin; © esri; click to ArcGis Map Dublin Rings End
Rings End Dublin; © esri

GRAND CANAL

RINGSEND BASIN

Remedial Works and Restrictions to Navigation

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all masters and users of Ringsend Basin that major renovations of Ringsend Basin will commence on 14 January 2013.  It is expected that these works will continue until mid May
Diving operations will commence on 14 January which will involve strengthening quay walls at Charlotte Quay, replacement of slipway and installation of stop planks at Camden Lock (Large Sea Lock).
All works will take place from pontoons adjacent to area of works.  Warning markers will be placed as required to advise all users of the basin.
As a result of the planned works water levels in the basin may fluctuate.  Owners and masters of vessels moored on both Charlotte and Hanover Quays are advised to tend their mooring lines as required.  Vessels may be required to move to facilitate works on Charlotte Quay.  Advance notice will be given where possible.
Masters are requested to keep vessels clear of all works and comply with instructions from safety craft in the works areas.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Charles Lawn, Lt Cdr (rtd), Inspector of Navigation,  10Jan 2013