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

MARINE NOTICE 002 of 2013

Carrick on Shannon; © esri; click to "ArcgisMap
Carrick on Shannon; © esri

Shannon Navigation

Carrick-on-Shannon

Head of River Race

Sat 23rd. Feb 2013

Masters and owners are advised that the Carrick-on-Shannon Rowing Club “Head of River” race will take place on Sat 23rd. Feb 2013 from 09.00 hrs until 17.00hrs.
Masters of vessels are requested to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when passing this stretch of the navigation and to heed any advice or instructions issued by the regatta officials.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Charles Lawn, Lt Cdr (rtd), Inspector of Navigation, 7 Jan 2013

Carrick on Shannon; © Captain’s Handbook
Carrick on Shannon; © Captain’s Handbook

MARINE NOTICE 001 of 2013

Shannon-Termonbarry; © esri
Shannon-Termonbarry; © esri

SHANNON NAVIGATION

Tarmonbarry Lock Gate Maintenance

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that work will commence on the lock gates at Tarmonbarry Lock on Monday 14th January and will be on-going for a period of approx. 8 weeks until Thursday 14th March 2013
An alternative passage maybe accessed via the Camlin river loop upstream of Tarmonbarry Lock and  the Clondra Canal downstream of the lock.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter and regrets any inconvenience that this may cause.

Charles Lawn, Lt Cdr(rtd), Inspector of Navigation, 4 Jan 2013

Tarmonbarry Weir and Lock
Tarmonbarry Weir and Lock

Shannon Navigation Prohibitionelectricity ACTS

Ardnacrusha to Limerick; © esri, click picture to "Esri-Map, Killaloe over Ardnacrusha to Sarsfield Lock"
Ardnacrusha to Limerick; © esri,

SHANNON NAVIGATION

SHANNON  NAVIGATION  Prohibition Electricity (Supply) ACTS 1927–1985

Waterways Ireland has been requested to advise masters and owners of the following notice issued by the ESB. The ELECTRICITY SUPPLY BOARD by virtue of the powers on that behalf vested in us by Section 106 of the Electricity (Supply) Act 1927, and all other enabling powers do hereby for the purposes of the operation of the Shannon Works and for the exercise of the powers and for the performance of the duties and functions conferred and imposed on us and notwithstanding any enactment declaring the River Shannon to be a public navigable river ORDER THAT navigation shall be and the same is hereby prohibited in or upon the navigation locks at Ardnacrusha Generating Station during the following period of time, that is to say, from Thursday November 1st 2012 to Sunday March 31st 2013 (both dates inclusive) being the period of time required by us for the purposes aforesaid and WE HEREBY DECLARE that the passage of any person with any boat, barge, lighter or other vessel in or upon the navigation locks as is hereinbefore specified shall be and the same is hereby prohibited during the period of time hereinbefore specified.

Charles Lawn, Lt Cdr (rtd), Inspector of Navigation, 7 Aug 2012.

Ardnacrusha Lock; Limerick
Ardnacrusha Lock, Limerick
Ardnacrusha Lock, Limerick
Ardnacrusha Lock, Limerick