Rossaveal pontoons collision risk

The government is to go ahead with plans to instal pontoons for ferries using Rossaveal Harbour in Co Galway, despite a consultants' report that warns of the risk of collisions with other boats in high winds.

27th November, 2004

The government is to go ahead with plans to instal pontoons for ferries using Rossaveal Harbour in Co Galway, despite a consultants' report that warns of the risk of collisions with other boats in high winds.

The managing director of Island Ferries Teo, Paddy O'Brien, said the proposed pontoons were “far from safe for vessels, crew or passengers'‘.

The €6million development is being funded by the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs...

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