MARINE NOTICE, No 090 of 2015

Long-Islands-Shannon; © esri; click picture to "esri Map Long-Islands-Shannon"
Long-Islands-Shannon; © esri

MARINE NOTICE, No. 90 of 2015


Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that river based research will take place in the Mid Shannon at the area of White’s Ford and the adjacent island cluster (Long & Portland islands approx. 3 to 4 Km North of Portumna Bridge).
The river based research will be conducted from the vessel M/V JAMES AND MARY and its tenders. The vessel will be lying at anchor in charted waters off and within the marked navigation. Research will take place at various times throughout the summer period based on the results of the ongoing research.

Masters and owners of vessels operating in the area should navigate with caution in the vicinity of M/V JAMES AND MARY.
Waterways Ireland wishes to thank its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

C.J.Lawn, Lt Cdr (rtd), Inspector of Navigation, 01 July 2015

James & Mary at Meelick Quay; © Captain’s Handbook
James & Mary at Meelick Quay; © Captain’s Handbook