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Hibernia Segment C - Abandoned Gear

Hibernia Segment C - Abandoned Gear

Incident involving a fishing vessel snagging its gear. GMSL's understanding is the MCA advised the vessel (Siobhan 3) to slip it's gear due to the proximity of the Hibernia Segment C subsea cable


The position given was 53°50.340N:004°55.832W, south of the Isle of Man, although it cannot be confirmed if the gear was snagged on the cable.

  • 1. N Sea North
  • 2. N Sea Central
  • 3. N Sea South / E Channel
  • 4. SW Approaches / W Channel
  • 5. Irish Sea
  • 6. NW Approaches
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