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Posted: 10/10/2018

Marine Notice 114 of 2018 - All Navigations - Dangers at Harbours, Jetties and Moorings during stormy weather

Notice Number 114 of 2018

MARINE NOTICE

No 114 of 2018

ALL NAVIGATIONS

DANGERS AT HARBOURS, JETTIES AND MOORINGS DURING STORMY WEATHER

1. Waterways Ireland advises all Masters and owners of Vessels berthed in public harbours, jetties and moorings to take additional precautions if visiting their vessels during the stormy weather and heavy rainfall that is forecast for later this week.

2. Strong winds are a hazard when walking on floating pontoons and when manoeuvring vessels. Heavy rainfall can result in slippery conditions along waterways.

3. Waterways Ireland advises that full personal protective equipment should be worn if it is deemed necessary to visit a vessel during stormy weather.

4. Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their co-operation in this matter. 

P Harkin
Inspector of Navigation
Waterways Ireland
10 October 2018



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