No 108 of 2023
Shannon Navigation & Shannon-Erne Waterway
Winter Mooring Period 2023-2024
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters that the winter mooring period for public harbours on the above navigations will commence on 1 Nov 2023 and will end on 31 Mar 2024.
Masters wishing to avail of Winter Mooring are required to pay the winter mooring fee of €63.50 prior to 1 Nov 2023.
Online registration must be made at:-https://www.waterwaysireland.org/online-services/winter-moorings-booking
Steps in the Winter Mooring process are:
1 – Apply online for Winter Mooring at a specific harbour
2 – Receive email approval / rejection / alternative location of application
3 – Follow link on approval email when received to pay winter mooring fee online
Masters are reminded that Bye-law 17 - the “5 consecutive days / 7 days in one month rule” - continues to apply for masters not availing of winter mooring.
Waterways Ireland will be disconnecting its electricity supply points and water supply at public moorings for the winter period (November - March). Both services will be reinstated prior to the commencement of the 2024 boating season. A further advisory Marine Notice will be issued at that time.
Owners should note that vessels are moored in public harbours at the owners risk at all times and may be directed to other harbours as operational exigencies require.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their co-operation.
Inspector of Navigation
03 October 2023