Research Vessels Marine Notices

The Marine Institute research vessels (Celtic Explorer and Tom Crean) operate all year round in Irish waters conducting a variety of research surveys. Specific surveys issue Marine Notices to inform stakeholders of our activities and contain information on the survey dates, activities, locations and contact details.

The current Marine Institute Marine Notices in place are listed below and can be viewed by clicking on the links:

Irish Anglerfish and Megrim Survey (IAMS) -12th - 21st April 2024

INFOMAR Hydrographic and Geophysical Surveys - 2024 Various Dates

The Irish Groundfish Survey (IGFS) will take place on dates 1st November - 12th December 2024. The Marine Notice will be available here when published and on the Department of Transport's Marine Notices page.

For further information on the Annual Demersal Surveys Schedule(IAMS & IGFS) see the image below and click on the QR codes for more details.

Annual Demersal Survey Locations 2024