Marine Notice 109 of 2019 - All Navigations - Dangers at Harbour, jetties and moorings during stormy weather
Notice Number 109 of 2019
No 109 of 2019
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.
Inspector of Navigation
01 October 2019
“Waterways Ireland, managing and promoting the inland waterways for the benefit of all…”