Notice to Mariners

Notice to Mariners No 10 of 2019

Maintenance Dredging Works at Drogheda Port

To all Ships Masters, Pilots, Fishermen, Yachtsmen, Ships Agents and water users on the river Boyne estuary.

Drogheda Port hereby gives notice that maintenance dredging works are scheduled to commence on or about Monday the 1st April 2019 (actual day to be confirmed subject to the dredgers eta).

Dredging operations will be concentrated at the river entrance and port approaches (ref: British Admiralty Chart 1431).

Daylight dredging operations only, Monday to Friday.

The dredging vessel TSD Argus will be maintaining a listening watch on VHF channels 11 & 16. The vessel will exhibit the appropriate lights and shapes as prescribed in the International Collision Regulations.

Vessels entering and leaving Drogheda Port during the period of the works should exercise extreme caution when passing the dredger and should reduce their speed to a safe minimum manoeuvering speed.

Capt. Martin J. Donnelly
Harbourmaster & Pilotage Superintendent