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Posted: 09/05/2017

Removal of Vessels from Navigations

Notice Number 24 of 2017

Canal Act 1986 (Bye-Laws) 1988

Available for download at: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/1988/si/247

​Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that all:


a. Non permitted vessels, Article 6(8)
b. Non attended and apparently abandoned vessels, Article 6(8)
c. Doubled moored and causing obstruction (sunk/sinking), Article 27 (3) and Article 31. 
d. Vessels deemed to be/likely to cause a hazard to navigation, Article 33(3) e. Vessels moored in contravention of Article 25(1) (d). will be moved from their current location and may be removed from canal property within two (2) weeks of this notice.  Removed vessels may then be subsequently disposed of in accordance with Article 34(2). 

Classes of vessels mentioned above will have a notice placed on them and then moved/removed from navigation in order to clear berths for both visiting and cruising vessels in key areas. 

Waterways Ireland wishes to thank their customer for their cooperation in this matter.

C.J.Lawn
Inspector of Navigation
9  May 2017
Tel:  353 90 6494232


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