Notice to Mariners No. 11 of 2022

To all ship owners, shipmasters, agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers, fishery organisations and general port users.

Brexit Temporary Fleet Tie Up Scheme – requirements for berthing at Cork County Council harbours or piers

Masters or owners of vessels who wish to avail of the Brexit Temporary Fleet Tie Up Scheme and tie up at a Cork County Council harbour are required to contact the Harbour Master in advance and no later than 48 hours prior to the beginning of tie up period. Subject to availability, the Harbour Master may allocate a berth.

Mariners are also advised that, due to a sunken vessel at Keelbeg pier, tie up under the scheme may not be possible in Union Hall.

Furthermore, the master or owner of a vessel who wishes to disable a vessel means of propulsion or otherwise render a vessel unseaworthy for a period of more than 4 hours is required get written approval from Cork County Council prior to taking such an action. Contact details for Cork County Council Harbour Masters are listed in Notice to Mariners no 6 of 2021.

Published 20-05-2022

Julian Renault   
Máistir Cuain Sinsearach 
Snr Harbour Master