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The largest number of boats affected by dredging will be those berthed in Carrickfergus
Two marinas and two harbours in the Mid and East Antrim Council area will be dredged over the coming winter and following Spring. They are Carnlough Harbour and Glenarm Marina on the Antrim Coast Road and Carrickfergus Marina and Harbour…
The new boardwalk at Carrick on Shannon
Leitrim County Council has recently improved shoreside access to its Carrick on Shannon public marina, replacing its existing fixed boardwalk with a new 340m long by 2.4m wide floating walkway. Working with Deane Public Works, Inland and Coastal Marina Systems…
The new 120m pontoon at Glenarm Marina can accommodate 10-12 vessels
Glenarm Marina now has a new fully serviced pontoon increasing the berthing capacity of this Blue Flag popular spot to 50 within the picturesque village's historical limestone harbour on the east coast of County Antrim. Glenarm lies at the foot…
Dun Laoghaire sailors John Chambers (left) and Charlie Cullen have launched Park Turtle to help yacht clubs solve the problems of dinghy parking
Park Turtle is a new startup that has set out to simplify boat parking for yacht clubs and marinas. Developed by two Dublin Bay Waszp dinghy sailors and engineers John Chambers and Charlie Cullen, Park Turtle provides a mobile phone…
Headed up by Jon Challis, the Inland and Coastal Marina team received the trophy plus a Leatherman multi-tool each.
Eleven teams from across the UK marine industry set sail in RS 21 keelboats yesterday from Hayling Island Sailing Club (HISC) to compete in the 2021 Marine Industry Cup. The teams enjoyed breakfast and a pre-race briefing outside HISC’s club…
File image of Malahide Marina
Contradictory advice has emerged in the wake of the latest update to maritime travel restrictions from the Department of Transport. Following yesterday’s (Wednesday 23 June) update to Marine Notice No 16 of 2021, which can be downloaded below, Irish Sailing…
Inland and Coastal Marina Systems Port of Portland’s tugboat berth
Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) of County Offaly has designed and manufactured a bespoke berth for the Port of Portland’s new tugboat in the UK. The Irish firm has been completing projects across the UK, and as Afloat reported…
Kinsale Yacht Club is West Cork has retained its Blue Flag status for 2021
All 10 marinas awarded a Blue Flag in 2020 have been awarded a Blue Flag for the coming season. Of the 26 counties, four have two Blue Flags and two counties have one. The International Blue Flag and Green Coast Award…
The Floating Lodge means anyone visiting the marina for a sailing course, a paddle boarding adventure with the team at Wesup or dining at the onsite restaurant can extend their stay
Expanding its appeal as a staycation destination for boaters, guests and watersports enthusiasts, MDL Holidays introduces floating marine lodges to Mercury Yacht Harbour and Holiday Park’s growing list of attractions. Fully equipped with a capacity of up to four guests,…
File image of Dun Laoghaire Marina, which is currently turning down requests from yachts seeking to come in from abroad
Anyone wishing to bring a yacht into an Irish port from abroad will have to wait a little longer as the official line remains “essential travel only”. Despite last week’s slight relaxation of movement restrictions within Ireland — with people…
The 440-metre-long concrete public wave attenuator is amongst the longest built in Australia
County Offaly firm Inland and Coastal Marinas Ltd has delivered the longest public floating wave attenuator – or breakwater – now installed in Australia at the Geelong Waterfront Safe Harbour Precinct project in the state of Victoria. Working with local firm Poralu…
Inland and Coastal Marinas new heavy-duty workboat pontoons installed at Fraserburgh Harbour
County Offaly marine construction firm Inland and Coastal Marinas Ltd has installed heavy-duty workboat pontoons at Fraserburgh Harbour, in the North-East corner of Scotland providing new crew transfer vessel berthing facilities for the Moray East Offshore Windfarm. With electricity and…

A newly installed seabin, the device acts as a floating rubbish bin
The Seabin Project is providing funding for a Seabin and its installation in the UK, ideally in the London area to support cleaning up the capital’s waterways. This funding package is worth over £5,000. An award-winning piece of technology, the…
Ownership of Cork City Marina has passed from the Port of Cork Company to Tower Holdings Group
Cork City Marina is now in new hands, following the Port of Cork Company’s move from its now former corporate headquarters in the Customs House to Ringaskiddy on Cork Harbour. In a letter announcing the change, the Port of Cork’s…
The new berth for Dunmore East RNLI’s all-weather Trent class lifeboat
Working for the Department of Agriculture Food and Marine, Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre and liaising closely with the RNLI, Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS) has designed, manufactured and installed a new berth for Dunmore East RNLI’s all-weather Trent…
The 550 berth Bangor Marina on Belfast Lough
Bangor Marina on Belfast Lough is switching its electricity to a renewable source with immediate effect.  Marina Manager Kevin Baird said the marina takes its responsibility to the environment seriously and is constantly looking at ways in which it can reduce…
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