Notice To All Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen, Seafarers And Chandlers
The Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources has been advised by the Defence Forces that the Flying Training School, Irish Air Corps, will conduct live Air to Surface firing practices on the following dates;
Ranges active from: 07th to 12th March 2005 Inclusive.
14th to 16th March 2005 Inclusive.
Time: 08:00 to 18:00 Hours daily
The danger area comprises the lands of Gormanston Aerodrome and the Air and Sea areas contained within a radius of 3 nautical miles centred on Gormanston Aerodrome with an additional area contained within a segment centred on Gormanston Aerodrome and bearing of 015º degrees true, through Mosney Railway Station and 106º degrees true, through Gormanston Railway Station seawards for a distance of 10 nautical miles. For the periods whilst the Range is active the sea zone within the danger area is excluded to all vessels.
Surface area to be engaged will be the beach area inside the D1 at Gormanston.
A Naval Service patrol vessel will enforce the exclusion zone. The exclusion zone D1 is indicated on British Admiralty Chart No. 44.
All vessels are advised that they are required to remain outside of the exclusion zone whilst the Range is active.
All vessels in the area are recommended to carefully monitor the Radio Navigation Warnings that will be broadcast during the firing period.
Maritime Safety Directorate
Department of Communications, Marine
And Natural Resources
25th January 2005
For any technical assistance in relation to this Marine Notice please contactthe Marine Surveyors Office, Leeson Lane Dublin 2 +353 1 678 3400For information in relation to technical specification/type approval of radio equipment contact the Radio Surveyors +353 1 678 2363/2364/2365/2367.For general enquiries please contact the Maritime Safety Division at +353-1-678 3418Any enquiries concerning Marine Notices should be addressed to:Maritime Safety Directorate, Leeson Lane, Dublin 2Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at: www.dcmnr.ie