MARINE NOTICE, No. 49 of 2019

Lower Bann Portglenone Forest Section; click to Lower Bann Map
Portglenone Forest Section, © esri

Lower Bann Navigation

European Coarse Angling Competition 29th and 30th June

Waterways Ireland wishes to inform all water users on the Lower Bann Navigation that the European Coarse Angling Competition will take place on 29th and 30th June 2019.

Anglers should note that in advance of the competition on the dates stated above that there will be an angling exclusion zone in place from 10th June to 30th June (incl) from Portglenone bridge to the upstream extent of angling stands on the western bank in place to host the competition (approx. 2.5 km).

This exclusion has been endorsed by the fishery owner The Honourable The Irish Society.

European Coarse Angling Competition 29th and 30th June; © esri; click to NCFFI Webside
NCFFI Webside © esri

Boaters should note the following; From 10th to 28th June boaters are asked to proceed through the stretch at low wash and keep to the east bank side of the river. During the competition on 29th and 30th June access will be controlled by Community Rescue service and boaters must follow a lead boat to take them through the zone.

Waterways Ireland welcomes the European Coarse Angling Championships to the Lower Bann Navigation and would take this opportunity to thank all waterway users and stakeholders for their co-operation in helping the organisers to host such a prestigious competition in Northern Ireland for the first time.

P. Harkin, Inspector of Navigation, 27 May 2019

Europäischer Wettbewerb für Friedfischangeln am 29. und 30. Juni
Waterways Ireland möchte alle Wassernutzer auf der Lower Bann Navigation darüber informieren, dass der Europäische Friedfischangeln wettbewerb am 29. und 30. Juni 2019 stattfinden wird.
Angler sollten beachten, dass vor dem Wettkampf zu den oben genannten Terminen vom 10. Juni bis 30. Juni (inkl.) von der Portglenone-Brücke bis zum stromaufwärts gelegenen Umfang der Angelstände am Westufer, die den Wettkampf ausrichten, eine Angelsperrzone eingerichtet wird (ca. 2,5 km).
Dieser Ausschluss wurde vom Fischereibesitzer The Honourable The Irish Society gebilligt.
Die Bootsfahrer sollten folgendes beachten: Vom 10. bis 28. Juni werden die Bootsfahrer gebeten, die Strecke bei geringer Waschung zu durchlaufen und am Ostufer des Flusses zu halten. Während des Wettbewerbs am 29. und 30. Juni wird der Zugang vom Community Rescue Service kontrolliert und die Bootsfahrer müssen einem führenden Boot folgen, um sie durch die Zone zu bringen.
Waterways Ireland begrüßt die Europameisterschaften im Grobangeln in der Lower Bann Navigation und dankt an dieser Stelle allen Wasserstraßennutzern und Interessenvertretern für ihre Zusammenarbeit bei der Unterstützung der Organisatoren, die erstmals einen so prestigeträchtigen Wettbewerb in Nordirland veranstalten.

MARINE NOTICE, No 040 of 2019

Lower Bann; © esri; click to Esri Map lower Bann
Lower Bann; © esri

Reference – No. 37 of 2019

Lower Bann Navigation

Cutts Lock reopened to navigation

Waterways Ireland wishes to inform masters of vessels on the Lower Bann Navigation that the Cutts Lock has been reopened to navigation.
Waterways Ireland thanks it customers for their cooperation in relation to this matter.
P. Harkin, Inspector of Navigation, 03 May 2019

Cutts Lock wieder geöffnet für die Navigation
Waterways Ireland möchte die Kapitäne von Schiffen auf dem Lower Bann Navigationssystem darüber informieren, dass die Cutts Lock wieder für die Navigation geöffnet wurde.
Waterways Ireland dankt seinen Kunden für die Zusammenarbeit in dieser Angelegenheit.

MARINE NOTICE, No 101 of 2017

Locks Lower Bann North Ireland; "click pictur to ArcGis Map Lower Bann Northern Ireland"
Locks Bridges Lower Bann NI ©esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 101 of 2017

Lower Bann Navigation

Lock Closures

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that Portna locks will be closed for essential maintenance works and lock gate replacement from Mon:
2nd October for approximately 2 weeks“

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

Shane Anderson, Assistant Inspector of Navigation, 3 October 2017

River Bann Colaraine; © Copyright Albert Bridge
Lock at the Cutts, © Albert Bridge
Carnroe Lock with Weir on The Lower Bann © kingdomcomms
Carnroe Lock Lower Bann © kingdomcomms

MARINE NOTICE, No 084 of 2017

Locks Lower Bann North Ireland; "click pictur to ArcGis Map Lower Bann Northern Ireland"
Locks Bridges Lower Bann NI ©esri

MARINE NOTICE, No 84 of 2017

Lower Bann Navigation

High Water Levels

Lock Closures and General Hazards

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that all locks on the Lower Bann are inoperable due to high water levels following recent heavy rainfall with the exception of The Cutts.

Masters should be aware of the following non-exhaustive list of hazards related to the current high water levels:XXX

  • – Reduced air-draft at bridges
  • – Increased flow rates
  • – Difficulties discerning the navigation channel
  • – Submerged obstacles including navigation markers
  • – Submerged jetties

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 25 August 2017

River Bann Colaraine; © Copyright Albert Bridge
Lock at the Cutts, © Albert Bridge
Carnroe Lock with Weir on The Lower Bann © kingdomcomms
Carnroe Lock Lower Bann © kingdomcomms

MARINE NOTICE, No 087 of 2016

Camroe Lock River Bann; © esri; click picture to esri maps "Camroe Lock River Bann"
Camroe Lock River Bann; © esri;

MARINE NOTICE, No 87 of 2016

Lower Bann Navigation

Carnroe Lock

Closed for Emergency Repair

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all users that due to unforeseen emergency works being required, Carnroe Lock has been closed.
It is anticipated that repair works should be completed within two weeks.
Further updates will issue
Waterways Ireland regrets any inconvenience that this may cause it customers.

Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 11 Jul 2016

River Bann Colaraine; © Copyright Albert Bridge
Lock at the Cutts, © Albert Bridge
Carnroe Lock with Weir on The Lower Bann © kingdomcomms
Carnroe Lock Lower Bann © kingdomcomms