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Posted: 01/12/2017

Shannon Navigation - Removal of Objects from the River Shannon

Notice Number 1,333 of 2017

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that consequent to a recent Health and Safety Audit a number of unsafe jetties, ancillary walkways, practices and services have been identified in the vicinity of the Railway Bridge on the West Bank of the River Shannon, (Watergate, Accommodation Road (R446)),  on Waterways Ireland property.

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that consequent to a recent Health and Safety Audit a number of unsafe jetties, ancillary walkways, practices and services have been identified in the vicinity of the Railway Bridge on the West Bank of the River Shannon, (Watergate, Accommodation Road (R446)),  on Waterways Ireland property. 

As a result of the Health and Safety Audit it has been decided to remove all un-safely moored vessels, dangerous access platforms, walkways, electrical cables and any other fittings deemed to be unsafe.   

Works will commence as operationally convenient after 20 December 2017.  Removed items may be stored at owner's expense in accordance with Shannon Navigation Bye-Laws.  

 

 

Shane Anderson

Assistant Inspector of Navigation

01 December 2017 

Tel:  353 90 6494232

Fax: 353 90 6494147


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