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Coast Guard investigating loss of cargo (logs) from vessel off south eastern coast
The Irish Coast Guard are currently investigating the loss of logs from a cargo vessel off the south eastern coast. The incident occurred early this morning.
The Waterford-based Coast Guard helicopter has already investigated and some of the cargo has washed up on the south east coast. The vessel was on passage from Portavadie (Scotland) to Youghal, when the incident occurred.
Weather conditions in the area are winds south westerly force 5/6 with moderate visibility. A navigation warning has been issued to vessels in the area.
In the event that a member of the public sights any of these logs, please contact the Coast Guard or Gardai on 999 or 112 or your local authority.
Press Office Department of Transport: (01) 604 1090 / (01) 604 1091.
Caroline Ryan: (086) 891 5570.