Marine Licensing Public Register

The Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs' Marine and Fisheries Division maintains a register of Marine Licensing Information under section 101 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. The table below provides a register of all our ongoing and issued marine licences in Northern Ireland. Please scroll across at the bottom of the table to view all content.


 

Public register

This page is currently being updated.  Meanwhile if you wish to view any licence documents please contact us at the Marine Strategy and Licensing Branch.

Marine licence reference and Type Applicant name Application description Application address Date application received Status Date licence valid Date licence expires Links to application documents

ML 16_14 Marine Renewable

SeaGeneration Ltd. Continued placement, operation, decommissioning of Marine Tidal Turbine Strangford Lough Narrows, Co. Down 17.2.12 Issued 23.4.14 18.4.14 17.4.19 ML 16_14 - 
ML 28_12 Marine Renewable Islandmagee Storage Ltd. Gas Storage Project Islandmagee, Co. Antrim 22.10.12 Ongoing     ML 28_12 - 
ML 38_13 Construction Ocean Veg Ireland Kelp growing and harvesting Killaney Bay, Rathlin Isalnd, Co. Antrim 24.3.14 Issued 30.7.14 30.7.14 29.7.19 ML 38_13 - 
ML 27_14 Construction Minesto (UK) Ltd. Placement and operation of Quarter Scale (Deep Green Oceankite) device Strangford Lough Narrows, Co. Down 24.3.14 Issued 2.11.14 2.12.14 1.12.19 ML 27_14 - 
ML 33_12 Construction Frazer Ferries Ltd. Construction of Ferry terminal facilties and anchoring of navigational marker bouys 80 Greencastle Pier Road,
Greencastle,
Carlingford Lough
25.6.14 Issued (Variation 1) 30/6/2016 01/09/16 21/08/17 ML 33_12 - Please click to view the application form and issued and varied licences. The Environmental Statement and Supporting Documents with this application are available by request to the Licensing Authority during normal office hours or through the NI planning portal http://epicpublic.planningni.gov.uk/publicaccess/ by searching for application number P/2013/0434/F
ML 75_14 (Variation 1) Maintenance Dredge Moyle District Council Dredging of inner harbour Ballintoy Harbour, Co. Antrim 24.3.14 (Variation Request 5.9.14) Issued 11.11.14 19.5.14 20.5.17 ML 75_14 (Var 1) - 
ML 81_14 Sea Disposal (Maintenance Dredge) Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority Disposal of dredged material from outer harbour area Portavogie Harbour (Outer) Co. Down 22.10.14 Issued 1.6.15 1.6.15 31.5.18 ML 81_14 - 
ML 52_13 Construction Moyle Interconnector Ltd. Installation of two conductor cables within the NI inshore region Moyle Interconnector, Portmuck South, Islandmagee, Co. Antrim 8.12.14 Issued 17.6.15 17.6.15 31.12.16 ML 52_13 - 
ML 96_15 Construction Belfast City Council Installation of temporary platforms, remedial works to river banks, removal of stone revetments (post dredge) and weir Beersbridge Road Bridge to Sydenham Road Bridge, Connswater River, Belfast 7.1.15 Issued 17.8.15 17.8.15 22.12.17 ML 96_14 - 
ML 97_15 Maintenance Dredge Belfast City Council Dredge of downstream reaches of river above base revetments Newtownards Road Bridge to Sydenham Road Bridge, Connswater River, Belfast 7.1.15 Issued 17.8.15 17.8.15 22.12.17 ML 97_15 - 
ML 115_15 Marine Renewable Tidal Ventures Ltd. Marine Renewable Tidal Array Tidal Farm, Torr Head, Co. Antrim 30.4.15 Issued 19.12.16 09.12.16 Estimated 25 years from date of commissioning ML 115_15 - 
ML 53_15 Sea Disposal (Maintenance Dredge) Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority Disposal of dredge material from the harbour area Kilkeel Harbour, Co. Down 6.5.15 Issued 7.10.15 7.10.15 6.10.18 ML 53_15 - 
ML 128_15 Construction Belfast Harbour Commissioners Construction of containment bund for storage of contaminated marine dredge spoil Musgrave Channel, Belfast Harbour Estate, Belfast Lough 12.5.15 Issued 10.2.16 10.2.16 9.2.17 ML 128_15 - 
ML 133_15 Capital Dredge Belfast Harbour Commissioners Dredge of material from within the channel and relocation at purpose built storage area Musgrave Channel, Belfast Harbour Estate, Belfast Lough 22.5.15 Issued 12.2.16 15.2.16 15.2.17 ML 133_15 - 
ML 98_14 Construction Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council New Ferry Docking Pier Rathlin Harbour, Church Bay, Rathlin Island, Co. Antrim 21.5.15 Variation 4 Issued

31.01.17

18.4.16 31.01.17 ML 98_14 - Please click to view the application form, issued licence and EIA Consent Decision document in support of this application.  These documents are also available by request to the Licensing Authority during normal office hours.
ML 124_15 Construction Mr Ross Sweeney Repairs to pier and rock armouring Leslie's Pier/Seaport Jetty, Portballintrae, Co. Antrim 17.6.15 Issued 29.4.16 28.4.16 28.04.21 ML 124_15 - 
ML 74_15 Sea Disposal (Maintenance Dredge) Warrenpoint Harbour Authority Long-term disposal of dredged material from Warrenpoint Harbour area Warrenpoint Harbour, Co. Down 13.7.15

Issued 3.6.16

Variation 1 Issued 7.3.17

3.6.16 2.9 19 ML 74_15 - 
ML 164_15 Construction Newry Mourne and Down District Council Relocation of sandbar from harbour entrance Newcastle Harbour, Co. Down 19.10.15 Issued 18.3.16 18.3.16 28.2.19 ML 164_15 - 
ML 135_15 Capital Dredge Department of Regional Development and Transport NI Dredge of material from harbour Rathlin Harbour, Church Bay, Co. Antrim 4.11.15 Issued 14.4.16 14.4.16 1.2.17 ML 135_15 - 
ML 136_15 Sea Disposal Department of Regional Development and Transport NI Disposal of dredge material from harbour Rathlin Harbour, Church Bay, Co. Antrim 4.11.15 Issued 14.4.16 14.4.16 1.2.17 ML 136_15 - 
ML 142_15 Construction AllState NI Alteration to existing slipway Lagan Embankment, Belfast 23.11.15 Issued 8.2.16 8.2.16 30.9.17 ML 142_15 - 
ML 144_15 Construction RPS Consulting Engineers Removal and reinstatement of gabions along beach Cushendall Caravan Park, Co. Antrim 14.12.15 Issued 14.09.16 12.09.16 11.09.17 ML 144_15 -
ML 145_16 Construction Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Repairs to footbridge Pan's Rock, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim 26.1.16 Issued 21.3.16 21.3.16 20.3.17 ML 145_16 - 
ML 140_15 Construction PONSA Coastal Repairs 61 Windmill Road, Cranfield, Co. Down 3.1.16 Licence Application Not Granted 13.6.2016     ML 140_15 - 
ML 147_16 Construction Royal National Lifeboat Institute Installation of temporary moorings and access steps Red Bay Harbour, Co. Antrim 19.2.16 Issued 6.5.16 1.5.16 5.4.18 ML 147_16 - 
ML 148_16 Construction Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Groundwater Investigation Portballintrae Harbour, Co. Antrim 2.3.16 Issued 16.6.16 13.6.16 31.7.17 ML 148_16 - 
ML 122_15 Construction Belfast Harbour Commissioners Cruise ship facility D3 Terminal, Belfast Harbour Estate 7.3.16 Ongoing     ML 122_15 - 
ML 149_16 Capital Dredge Belfast Harbour Commissioners Dredge of Channel at D3 D3 Terminal, Belfast Harbour Estate 7.3.16 Ongoing     ML 149_16 - 
ML 150_16 Disposal Belfast Harbour Commissioners Disposal of dredge material from D3 Channel D3 Terminal, Belfast Harbour Estate 7.3.16 Ongoing     ML 150_16 - 
ML 119_15 Construction Department for Infrastructure Coastal Repairs A2 Coast Road, Ballygally to Glenarm, Co. Antrim 16.2.16 Issued 04.07.16 22.6.16

22.12.16

ML 119_15 - 
ML 49_13 Construction Gaelectric Energy Storage (GEAS) Intake/Outlet pipe Islandmagee, Co. Antrim 13.4.16 Ongoing     ML 149_13 - 
ML 153_16 Construction Belfast City Council Installation of headwall and outfall pipe Dargan  Landfill Site, Dargan Road, Belfast 26.7.16 Issued 15.11.16 15.11.16 14.11.17 ML 153_16 - 

ML 157_16 Construction

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Repairs to Harbour Ballintoy Harbour, Co. Antrim 18.07.16 Issued 22.11.16 21.11.16 28.02.17 ML 157_16 - 

ML 146_16 Construction

Atlantis SeaGen Decommissioning of Marine Current Turbine Strangford Lough, Co. Down 05.10.16 Ongoing     ML 146_16 - 
ML 165_16 Construction Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Repairs to steps Portstewart Strand, Co. Londonderry 04.11.16

Issued

30.01.17

30.01.17 30.03.17 ML 165_16 - 
ML 160_16 Construction Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Replacement of gangway and pontoon Coleraine Marina, Co. Antrim 27.09.16 Issued 19.12.16 01.01.17 31.03.17 ML 160_16 - 
ML 166_16 Construction Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Repairs to slipway Portandhu Slipway, Portrush, Co. Antrim 09.11.16

Issued

30.01.17

30.01.17

30.03.17

ML 166_16 - 
ML 169_16 Construction Department for Infrastructure NI Repairs to sea defences

Portaferry Road, Greyabbey, Co. Down.

17.11.16 Issued 28.04.17 28.04.17 30.06.17 ML 169_16 - 
ML 170_16 Construction
 
Department for Infrastructure NI Shingle removal along coastal sea wall A2 Coast Road, Carnlough, Co. Antrim 28.11.16 Ongoing     ML 170_16 - 
ML 167_16 Construction Transport NI Construction of headwall for SUDS project College Park, Belfast 2.3.17 Ongoing     ML 167_16 -
ML 1_17 Fair Head Tidal Energy Park Ltd Marine Renewable Tidal Array Fair Head, Co. Antrim 1.2.17 Ongoing     ML 1_17 -
ML 117_15 Transport NI Coastal defence repair works Seafront Road Cultra Co. Down 6.2.17

Issued

7.4.17

1.4.17 30.09.17 ML 117_15 -
ML 2_17 Transport NI Coastal defence repair works Miners Road, Minerstown Co. Down 6.2.17 Ongoing     ML 2_17 -
ML 3_17 Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Replacement of sheet pile wall and slipway Portballintrae Harbour 2.3.17 Issued 27.7.17     ML 3_17 -
Disposal Licence Warrenpoint Harbour Authority Creation of new disposal site in Carlingford Lough Harbour Warrenpoint Harbour Co.Down N/A Ongoing N/A N/A Please click to view the EIA Screening Opinion in support of this application. This document is also available by request to the Licensing Authority during normal office hours.

ML 162_16 Construction

Firmus Energy Installation of gas pipeline in river Foyle

Lough Foyle

31.8.17 Ongoing N/A N/A ML 162_16 - Please click to view the EIA Screening Opinion in support of this application. This document is also available by request to the Licensing Authority during normal office hours.
ML 6_17 Royal Portrush Golf Club Extension of rock armouring at Curran Strand, Portrush Dunluce Road, Portrush, BT56 8JQ N/A N/A N/A N/A ML 6_17 - Please click to view the EIA Screening Opinion in support of this application. This document is also available by request to the Licensing Authority during normal office hours.

ML 169_16 Construction

Department for Infrastructure (DfI Roads)

Coast Repairs

Portaferry Road, Greyabbey

17.11.16

Issued 28.4.17

 

 

 

ML 10_11 Construction

Prysmian PowerlinkSRL Reg & NGET/SPT Upgrades Ltd

Western HVDC Link Electric Cable

Northern Irish Sea Territorial Waters

30.9.11

Variation 1 Issued 16.5.17

     

ML 5_17

Construction

Newry Mourne & Down Council

Installation and removal of pontoons

Delamont Country Park

16.3.17

Issued 5.7.17

Variation 1 Issued 1.8.17

     

ML 11_17 Construction

Ards and North Down Council

Regina Caelis Boat Dismantling

Cook Street, Portaferry

3.7.17

Issued 5.7.17

     

ML 4_17 Construction

BSG Civil Engineering on behalf of NI Water

Remedial work to existing outfall pipe

Benone Strand

13.3.17

Issued 27.7.17

     

ML 134_15 Construction

Belfast City Council

Lagan Gateway Project

Penstock Weir, Stranmillis

28.3.17

Ongoing

     

ML 8_17 Dredge

Belfast City Council

Lagan Gateway Project

Penstock Weir, Stranmillis

10.7.17

Ongoing

     

ML 20_17 Sea Disposal

Belfast Harbour Commissioners

Disposal of Maintenance Dredge Material

Port of Belfast

2.8.17

Ongoing

     

ML 22_17

Construction

Department of Infrastructure (DfI Roads)

Bridge Repairs

Bonamargy Bridge, Ballycastle

23.8.17

Ongoing

     

ML 9_17

Construction

Causeway Coast and Glens Council

Re-instatement of sea wall

Portrush Harbour (North Pier)

11.8.17

Ongoing

     

ML 14_17

Construction

QED Naval

Full Scale Tidal Test Device

Strangford Lough

29.8.17

Ongoing

     

ML 161_16

Capital Dredge

Causeway Coast & Glens Council Dredge of Material at Marina Coleraine Marina, Co. Antrim 10.10.17 Ongoing      

ML 23_17

Capital Dredge Disposal

Causeway Coast & Glens Council Disposal of Capital Dredge Material from Marina Coleraine Marina, Co. Antrim 10.10.17 Ongoing      

 

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