Marine Survey

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 Caitríona Lucas was described as “talented, hardworking” and a “deeply committed” member of the Doolin unit.

Minister for Transport Shane Ross says he has broadened a review of the State’s search-and-rescue framework in response to the highly critical finding(...)

The EU sent a mission to Ireland in mid-March, as part of what it describes as a routine audit. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The European Commission is investigating the State regulator’s system of monitoring some of the largest and most successful fishing vessels in the Iri(...)

The International Transport Federation has called on Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan to suspend a scheme allowing non-EEA fishermen to crew Irish boats. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

KITTY HOLLAND Social Affairs Correspondent Sixteen fishermen from outside the EU, who gardaí suspect have been trafficked for exploitation in the i(...)

From January next year all mariners will be required to have completed a programme of refresher training courses. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A dispute between the National Maritime College of Ireland and marine authorities is putting the livelihoods of up to 400 seafarers and over 20 lectu(...)

Skellig Michael is located in the Atlantic Ocean, 11.6km west of the Iveragh Peninsula in Co Kerry. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Office of Public Works has announced changes to what it claims is “an out of date” and “anti-competitive” ferrying system to the Unesco World Heri(...)

Union Hall in west Cork. Photograph: Irlchrism/Wikimedia Commons

Gardaí on Wednesday arrested an Egyptian fisherman in west Cork for failing to produce identification and work permit papers. The arrest came as a new(...)

The Irish Coast Guard claims Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has “not been sufficiently advised” of the full consequences of reorganisation proposals. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Irish Coast Guard has warned that the lives of both rescue staff and volunteers could be put at risk by a reorganisation of maritime safety which (...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy of Waterford highlighted the deaths of brothers Shane, Paul and Kenny Bolger last June, when their boat capsized in Tramore Bay.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Department of Transport will contact the owners of all vessels required to have a safety beacon to warn them of the possibility that the devices (...)

Minister Leo Varadkar has initiated an internal inquiry into the circumstances surrounding reported identification of faulty marine emergency radio beacons. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has initiated an internal inquiry into the circumstances surrounding reported identification of faulty marine emer(...)