MARINE NOTICE No 97 of 2020 Shannon Navigation & Shannon-Erne Waterway Winter Mooring Period 2020-2021

MARINE NOTICE No 97 of 2020

Shannon Navigation & Shannon-Erne Waterway

Winter Mooring Period 2020-2021

 

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters that the winter mooring period for public harbours on the above navigations will commence on 1 Nov 2020 and will end on 31 Mar 2021.

Masters wishing to avail of Winter Mooring are required to pay the winter mooring fee of €63.50 prior to 1 Nov 2020.

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 when the Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions are eased.

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 2021 boating season. A further advisory Marine Notice will be issued at that time.

Owners please note that vessels berthed in public harbours are 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.

P Harkin

Inspector of Navigation

The Docks,

Athlone,

Co. Westmeath

30 October 2020

Tel:  353 90 6494232