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New Port: Proposal 2017-08-31T02:21:05+00:00

New Port of Galway Redevelopment: Proposal

New Port of Galway Redevelopment
New Port of Galway Redevelopment

The Development proposed as part of the planning application will allow the following to be available to Galway Harbour Company:

  • 23.89ha reclaimed as quays and back-up land and consolidated during construction and available for industries such as those listed in the introduction of this report.

  • -8m C.D. channel depth and a -8m C.D. depth, 400m diameter turning circle.

  • 660m of shelterd quays with berths of -12m C.D. depth.

  • Western Marina with 216 berths.

  • Fishing Pier and Slipway.

  • Nautical Centre Slipway.

  • Freight rail link to enable freight and cargo to be efficiently transported to and from the harbour resulting in positive road traffic and environmental benefits.

  • Commercial Port formed.

The above proposal meets the following requirements:

  • Sheltered quays and craft stability while berthed.

  • Rail Requirement addressed in design from initial construction with consequent Environmental benefits.

  • The implementation of sustainable practices in design, construction, operation and administration of the proposed Port.

  • Removal of the current constraints restricting the size of vessels that can be received in Galway.

  • Remove oil vessels and oil terminal from the existing docks.

The New Land Area proposed in the Planning Application will provide the following area breakdowns in yards, quays, open space etc:

Commercial Port back up Yard Areas 6.45ha
Commercial Quay Area 1.72ha
Harbour Company Warehouse and Yard Areas 1.53ha
Future Oil and Bitumen Yards Area 1.86ha
ESB & Security Yard & Fire Water Storage Area 1.08ha
Marina Boat Yard, Quay & Village Areas 1.83ha
Fishing Pier & Yard Area 0.55ha
Roads & Access Area 3.97ha
Rail Line & Embankment Area 2.2ha
Nautical Centre & Slipway Area 0.82ha
Passenger Terminal Yard Area 0.34ha
Landscaped Areas 5.44ha
Wave Wall Area 0.28ha
Total New Land Use 28.07ha

(Entails 23.89ha of new land)

Proposal

The Development proposed as part of the planning application will allow the following to be available to Galway Harbour Company:

  • 23.89ha reclaimed as quays and back-up land and consolidated during construction and available for industries such as those listed in the introduction of this report.

  • -8m C.D. channel depth and a -8m C.D. depth, 400m diameter turning circle.

  • 660m of shelterd quays with berths of -12m C.D. depth.

  • Western Marina with 216 berths.

  • Fishing Pier and Slipway.

  • Nautical Centre Slipway.

  • Freight rail link to enable freight and cargo to be efficiently transported to and from the harbour resulting in positive road traffic and environmental benefits.

  • Commercial Port formed.

Requirements

The above proposal meets the following requirements:

  • Sheltered quays and craft stability while berthed.

  • Rail Requirement addressed in design from initial construction with consequent Environmental benefits.

  • The implementation of sustainable practices in design, construction, operation and administration of the proposed Port.

  • Removal of the current constraints restricting the size of vessels that can be received in Galway.

  • Remove oil vessels and oil terminal from the existing docks.

Area Breakdowns

The New Land Area proposed in the Planning Application will provide the following area breakdowns in yards, quays, open space etc:

Commercial Port

Back-Up Yard Areas

6.45ha
Commercial

Quay Area

1.72ha
Harbour Company

Warehouse and Yard Areas

1.53ha
Future Oil and

Bitumen Yards Area

1.86ha
ESB & Security Yard &

Fire Water Storage Area

1.08ha
Marina Boat Yard,

Quay & Village Areas

1.83ha
Fishing Pier

& Yard Area

0.55ha
Roads

& Access Area

3.97ha
Rail Line &

Embankment Area

2.2ha
Nautical Centre

& Slipway Area

0.82ha
Passenger Terminal

Yard Area

0.34ha
Landscaped

Areas

5.44ha
Wave Wall

Area

0.28ha
Total New

Land Use

28.07ha

(Entails 23.89ha of new land)