Notice of Intention to Remove and Dispose of a Wreck situated at Ballinagoth Quay, Ballinagoth, County Kilkenny

KILKENNY COUNTY COUNCIL

Section 52 Merchant Shipping (Salvage and Wreck) Act 1993

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REMOVE AND DISPOSE OF A WRECK

Re:- "The Ferry King", situated at Ballinagoth Quay, Ballinagoth, County Kilkenny.

WHEREAS: Kilkenny County Council is the local authority for the County of Kilkenny (hereinafter called "The Council")

AND WHEREAS: There is located at Ballinagoth Quay, Ballinagoth, County Kilkenny a vessel known as "The Ferry King" (hereinafter called "the Wreck") which the Council is of the view constitutes a wreck for the purpose of the Merchant Shipping (Salvage and Wreck) Act 1993 (hereinafter called "the Act")

AND WHEREAS: The Council is of the opinion that the Wreck constitutes a threat of harm to the marine environment or to related interests (as defined in the Act)

NOW TAKE NOTICE that the Council, after the lapse of thirty days from the date of this Notice, intend to take, do the following:

1. Take possession of the Wreck and remove the Wreck from Ballinagoth Quay,
2. Sell or otherwise dispose of the Wreck,
3. Retain out of the proceeds of sale the expenses incurred by the Council in relation to the
removal of the Wreck.

Dated this 18th day of April 2017

Tim Butler
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For and on behalf of Kilkenny County Council
County Hall,
John Street,
Kilkenny.

 


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