We have been told that the Victoria lock is now operational again and boats once more can enter the Albert Basin.
We believe that the Victoria Lock is not operation at the moment. This information did not come from the council and confirmation will be sought tomorrow.
The Victoria Lock is working ok now.
It has been confirmed that the Victoria Lock is not operatioal at the moment. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council hope to have the problem fixed within the next day or two.
We have an unconfirmed report that there is a fault with the gate operating mechanism at Victoria Lock. We will update this page when we get more info.
Newry,Mourne and Down District Council have informed us that the Victoria Lock is back in service and boats may pass into the Albert basin,
Newry,Mourne and Down District Council have informed us that the Victoria Lock will be closed for repairs from and including 13th July 2015 for a period of about 20 weeks. Boats will not be able to enter or leave the Newry Ship Canal during this time.
Contact NMDDC for more info.
Newry and Mourne District Council have informed us that they will be dropping the level in the Ship Canal from Thursday 15th Jan. to carry out a suvey. Be sure and check the length of your mooring lines.
Contact NMDC for more info on water depths.
Newry and Mourne District Council have told us they will be carrying out work on the Victoria Lock at the end of September. This may involve stoppages and/or restictions.
We will keep you informed of the situation.
Newry and Mourne District Council will be lowering the level of the Ship Canal by approx. 400mm commencing Thursday 1st Nov. Levels should return to normal by Monday 5th Nov. Please check your mooring lines.
Newry and Mourne District Council will be lowering the level of the Ship Canal by approx. 400mm commencing Thursday 25th Oct. Levels should return to normal by Monday 29th Oct. Please check your mooring lines.
Newry and Mourne District Council informed us today that the restriction on the number of boats allowed in the Albert Basin has been removed. Bookings are now being accepted through Newry Tourist Information Centre. +44(0)28 3031 3170
WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED BY NMDC THAT A MAXIMUM OF TEN BOATS WILL BE ALLOWED TO BERTH FOR THE WINTER IN THE ALBERT BASIN.
NO REASON FOR THIS RESTICTION HAS BEEN GIVEN.
WE HAVE NOT BEEN INFORMED OF ANY EXISTING OR PLANNED STOPPAGES ON THE NEWRY SHIP CANAL OR THE VICTORIA LOCK.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT NEWRY TIC. +44(0)28 3031 3170