Notices to Mariners
Completion of Diving Operations at Carrickfergus Harbour & Revocation of Notice to Mariners no.02 of 2023
Notice no.3 of 2023
Issue Date: 17 January 2023
Mariners are advised that diving operations are now complete in Carrickfergus Harbour and all relevant restrictions are hereby lifted.
Notice to Mariners no.02 of 2023 is therefore revoked with immediate effect.
Diving Operations at Carrickfergus Harbour
Notice no.2 of 2023
Issue Date: 13 January 2023
Mariners are advised that divers will be carrying out sub-surface surveys of Carrickfergus Harbour piers from 9am Monday 16 January 2023.
A dive support / safety boat will be in attendance and Flag ‘Alpha’ will be displayed at all times during operations.
All movements in the Harbour must be authorised by the Harbour Master or Marina Staff while this Notice to Mariners is in effect. This can be arranged either on VHF Channel 80 or by telephone T: 028 9336 6666.
The surveys will be carried out both inside and outside the Harbour and extreme caution and vigilance should be exercised when entering or exiting the Harbour.
Vessels must follow the instructions of the dive support vessel at all times noting that on hearing 5 short blasts from their foghorn all vessels must immediately cease movement and await clearance to resume.
The surveys will take approximately 2 days and a further Notice to Mariners will be issued to advise of completion of same and cancellation of this Notice.
Annual Summary of Notices to Mariners 2022
Notice no.1 of 2023
Issue Date: 3 January 2023
Mariners are advised that the following Notices to Mariners 2022 are cancelled, no longer in effect or are considered sufficiently promulgated:
No.01 of 2022 Closure of Carrickfergus Marina for Dredging 17.01.2022
No.02 of 2022 Tug ‘Afon Lligwy’ Operating in Carrickfergus 17.01.2022
No.03 of 2022 Partial Re-Opening of Carrickfergus Marina 30.05.2022
No.04 of 2022 Closure of Carrickfergus Harbour for Dredging 30.05.2022
No.05 of 2022 Vessel ‘Otterbank’ Operating in Carrickfergus 01.06.2022
No.06 of 2022 Re-Opening of Carrickfergus Marina 06.06.2022
No.07 of 2022 Closure of Ballygally Slipway 30.06.2022
No.08 of 2022 Re-Opening of Carrickfergus Harbour 12.07.2022
No.09 of 2022 Carrick Model Boat Club Annual Regatta 06.08.2022
No.10 of 2022 Chaine Memorial Tower Nav Light Defective 10.12.2022
No.11 of 2022 Chaine Memorial Tower Nav Light Re-Lit 12.12.2022
Chaine Memorial Tower Navigation Light Re-Lit
Notice no.11 of 2022
Issue Date: 12 December 2022
Mariners are advised that the navigation light at Chaine Memorial Tower is now re-lit and fully operational.
This Notice to Mariners herby cancels No.10 of 2022
Chaine Memorial Tower Navigation Light Defective
Notice no.10 of 2022
Issue Date: 10 December 2022
Mariners are advised that the navigation light at Chaine Memorial Tower is presently defective and to exercise caution if navigating in this area.
This will be rectified as soon as possible.
This notice will be cancelled once the repairs have been completed.
Carrickfergus Model Boat Club Annual Regatta
Notice no.9 of 2022
Issue Date: 6 August 2022
Mariners are advised that Carrickfergus Model Boat Club will be holding their annual Regatta from approx.6pm until 9pm on Friday 12 August 2022.
Mariners are to exercise caution when entering or departing Carrickfergus Marina.
Carrickfergus Marina staff will monitor VHF Channel 80 throughout the event and Mariners are advised to do the same in case safety related communication is required.