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Marine Notice: Near-Shore Survey of Corrib Gas Field Pipeline

5th July 2022
Map showing the location of the Corrib Gas Field and pipeline
Map showing the location of the Corrib Gas Field and pipeline

Vermilion Exploration & Production Ireland Limited will carry out a campaign of inspection of the Corrib Gas Field near-shore pipeline and umbilical.

Weather permitting, these works are due to commence on Thursday 7 July and will last for approximately 10 days.

The near-shore pipeline and umbilical sections will be inspected from the nearest point accessible inshore at high tide progressing to offshore until a suitable overlap with the offshore inspection is achieved. Landfall is at Latitude 54° 16’ 59.799” N, Longitude 09° 49’ 14.528” W.

The operation will be conducted by three vessels. The Leah C (callsign EIQS5) will undertake the near-shore survey scope. The Macbel (callsign EIHL5) and the Blue Eagle (callsign EI6808) will provide safety and welfare support to Leah C.

Visual and acoustic surveys will be conducted by means of vessel-mounted sensors, cameras, ROV and towed side-scan sonar. Please note that all the equipment used will be vessel deployed. All three vessels will be listening on VHF Channel 16 throughout the project.

Contact details are included in Marine Notice No 44 of 2022, attached below.

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