Removal of vessels – Royal Canal – Nov 9

Marine Notice No 94 of 2020 – Royal Canal – Canal Act 1986 (Bye-Laws) 1988

MARINE NOTICE No 94 of 2020 Posted 14/10/2020

Royal Canal

Removal of vessels

Canal Act 1986 (Bye-Laws) 1988

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that:

  1. Vessels with no permit, Bye Law 6(8)
  2. Vessels non-attended and apparently abandoned, Bye Law 6(8)
  3. Vessels doubled moored and causing obstruction (sunk) , Bye Law 27 (3)
  4. Vessels deemed to be / likely to cause a hazard to navigation, Bye 33(3),

will be removed from the Royal Canal on Monday 9nd November 2020 or shortly thereafter as operationally convenient. Removed vessels may then be subsequently disposed of in accordance with Bye Law 34(2). 

Classes of vessels mentioned above have been stickered (given suitable access). Owners (where known) have received communication. A copy of this Marine Notice will be left on board all non-compliant vessels (given suitable access).

Waterways Ireland wishes to thank their customers for their cooperation in this matter.

P Harkin

Inspector of Navigation,

Waterways Ireland,

The Docks,


Co Westmeath

00 353 (0) 90 6435693

Dated: 14 October 2020

“Waterways Ireland, managing and promoting the inland waterways for the benefit of all…”