Fishing Vessel sunkPosted: January 12 2021
Aztec, a fishing vessel from West Cork, sunk near Duncannon, Co Wexford on Monday (11th Jan 2021). All persons on board were rescued by another fishing vessel.
Marine Specialists Ltd are due to conduct a dive to examine the vessel later this afternoon (Tues).
Pollution and contingency plans will be assessed and approved by Irish Coast Guard before the salvage operation takes place.
A wreck marker buoy will be in place before nightfall to mark the location of the wreck and guide mariners to avoid the area. A Notice to Mariners to this effect has been issued by the Port of Waterford Harbour Master.