Harbours and Marinas

Notices to Mariners

Carrickfergus Special Mark 3 Not In Position

Notice no.12 of 2024
Issue Date: 6 April 2024

Mariners are advised that Carrickfergus Special Mark 3 is presently not in position.

All vessels should exercise caution when transiting in the area.

AtoN Details
Name: Carrickfergus Special Mark 3
Type: Beacon (unlighted)
Mark: Special Mark
Lat: 54°43.000'N
Long: 005°48.018'W
AtoN Number: LA0218.8300

A further Notice to Mariners will be issued when the mark is back in position.


Carrickfergus Outfall Special Mark Back In Position

Notice no.11 of 2024
Issue Date: 15 March 2024

Mariners are advised that Carrickfergus Outfall Special Mark is back in position.

AtoN Details
Name: Carrickfergus Outfall
Type: Beacon (unlighted)
Mark: Special Mark
Lat: 54°42.919'N
Long: 005°48.004'W
AtoN Number: LA0218.8200

NtM No.05 of 2024 is hereby cancelled with immediate effect.


Glenarm Marina Port Beacon Repaired and Operational

Notice no.10 of 2024
Issue Date: 23 February 2024

Mariners are advised that Glenarm Marina Port Beacon has been repaired and is operational.

AtoN Details
Name: Glenarm Port
Type: Lighted Beacon
Mark: Lateral Port
Characteristic: Fl R 3s
Lat: 54°58.221'N
Long: 005°56.990'W
AtoN Number: LA0240.1200

NtM No.09 of 2024 is hereby cancelled with immediate effect.


Glenarm Marina Port Beacon Non-Operational

Notice no.09 of 2024
Issue Date: 23 February 2024

Mariners are advised that Glenarm Marina Port Beacon is presently non-operational.

All vessels should exercise caution if entering or exiting the Marina during the hours of darkness or if visibility is poor.

AtoN Details
Name: Glenarm Port
Type: Lighted Beacon
Mark: Lateral Port
Characteristic: Fl R 3s
Lat: 54°58.221'N
Long: 005°56.990'W
AtoN Number: LA0240.1200

A further Notice to Mariners will be issued when the beacon is relighted.


Ballylumford Harbour Navigation Light Repaired and Operational

Notice no.08 of 2024
Issue Date: 14 February 2024

Mariners are advised that Ballylumford Harbour Navigation Light has been repaired and is once again operational.

NtM no.04 of 2024 is hereby cancelled with immediate effect.


Carrickfergus Marina Starboard Beacon Operational

Notice no.07 of 2024
Issue Date: 6 February 2024

Mariners are advised that Carrickfergus Marina Starboard Beacon has been repaired and is now operational.

AtoN Details
Name: Marina East Breakwater Head
Type: Lighted Beacon
Mark: Pier Light
Characteristic: QG
Lat: 54°42.587'N
Long: 005°48.687'W
AtoN Number: LA0218.4000

NtM no.03 of 2024 is hereby cancelled with immediate effect.


Glenarm Marina Berthing Permitted on Hammerhead

Notice no.06 of 2024
Issue Date: 5 February 2024

Mariners are advised that berthing is once again permitted on the Hammerhead at Glenarm Marina.

This hereby cancels NtM No.24 of 2023 with immediate effect.


Carrickfergus Outfall Special Mark - Not In Position

Notice no.05 of 2024
Issue Date: 24 January 2024

Mariners are advised that Carrickfergus Outfall Special Mark is presently not in position.

All vessels should exercise caution when transiting in the area.

AtoN Details
Name: Carrickfergus Outfall
Type: Beacon (unlighted)
Mark: Special Mark
Lat: 54°42.919'N
Long: 005°48.004'W
AtoN Number: LA0218.8200


Ballylumford Harbour Navigation Light - Non-Operational

Notice no.04 of 2024
Issue Date: 23 January2024

Mariners are advised that Ballylumford Harbour Navigation Light is presently non-operational.

All vessels should exercise caution if entering or exiting the Harbour during the hours of darkness or if visibility is poor.


Carrickfergus Marina Starboard Beacon - Non-Operational

Notice no.03 of 2024
Issue Date: 23 January 2024

Mariners are advised that Carrickfergus Marina Starboard Beacon is presently non-operational. 

All vessels should exercise caution if entering or exiting the Marina during the hours of darkness or if visibility is poor.

AtoN Details
Name: Marina East Breakwater Head
Type: Lighted Beacon
Mark: Pier Light
Characteristic: QG
Lat: 54°42.587'N
Long: 005°48.687'W
AtoN Number: LA0218.4000


Kilroot Power Station East Cardinal Buoy (1) Back In Position

Notice no.02 of 2024
Issue Date: 22 January 2024

Mariners are advised that Kilroot Power Station East Cardinal Buoy (1) is back in position.

AtoN Details
Name: Kilroot Power East 1
Type: Lighted Beacon (buoy)
Mark: East Cardinal
Characteristic: Q (3) 10s
Normal Lat: 54°43.252'N
Normal Long: 005°45.315'W
AtoN Number: LA0219.4000