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Marine Notice 25 of 2020: Two Separate Fatal Boarding Incidents

Marine Notice 25 of 2020: Two Separate Fatal Boarding Incidents

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport wishes to bring to the attention of all fishing vessel owners/operators, skippers, fishers and seafarers two recent reports published by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board into two marine casualties involving fatal...

COVID-19: LÉ Eithne Departs Cork’s Albert Quay

COVID-19: LÉ Eithne Departs Cork’s Albert Quay

At 10am tomorrow, Wednesday the 24th of June, the Naval Service Flagship LÉ Eithne (P31) will depart Albert Quay, Cork City and return to Haulbowline Naval Base. This completes an unbroken presence by the ship in Cork City since the 20th of March, where it has...

Ireland and Wales: Coastal Communities and Climate Change

Ireland and Wales: Coastal Communities and Climate Change

Coastal Communities are the focus this week on the Marine Institute’s Oceans of Learning series. The Marine Institute and partners are celebrating our world’s shared ocean and our connection to the sea in a 10-week series, sharing news and offering online interactive...

Skerries RNLI tow fishing boat with fouled propeller to safety

Skerries RNLI tow fishing boat with fouled propeller to safety

Last Thursday, June 18th, Skerries RNLI towed a fishing boat with four men on board to safety after their propeller was fouled near Skerries islands. Shortly after 11am, Dublin Coast Guard tasked Skerries RNLI volunteers following a call from a fishing vessel which...

Commission takes stock of the Common Fisheries Policy

Commission takes stock of the Common Fisheries Policy

The Commission has published its yearly Communication outlining progress on the management of fish stocks in the EU and launching a public consultation on the fixing of fishing opportunities for next year, inviting Member States, Advisory Councils, the fishing...

Explore Ireland’s Coastal Communities with Oceans of Learning

Explore Ireland’s Coastal Communities with Oceans of Learning

In Ireland, 1.9 million people live within 5km of the coast and many communities along the Irish coast depend on industries such as tourism, fishing and aquaculture. Furthermore, there is now mounting evidence that the ocean plays a key role in the general wellbeing...

UK: Mk3 FishSAFE unit now available

UK: Mk3 FishSAFE unit now available

The latest version of the FishSAFE unit, the essential safety information tool for fishermen working near offshore oil and gas infrastructure in the UK Continental Shelf, is now available. FishSAFE Mk3 includes major improvements such as a high-resolution touch screen...