Marine and Fisheries Division carries out licensing and enforcement functions in Northern Ireland territorial waters, under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA) Part 4. You can view details of the active marine licences in the table below, which also has links to further information and documents relevant to each of the licences (available by clicking on the reference number).

This is the new version of the Marine Licensing Public Register. If you can't find the application that you are looking for on this register, it may be on the old register which you can view via the following link;

Marine Licensing Public Register (old version)

Reference number and type

Location

Description

Expiry Date

 

ML 3_18

Dredge

Cushendun, Co. Antrim

Dredging of slipway at Cushendun

06/12/2021

ML 18_17

Capital Dredge

Rathlin Island

Dredge of Church Bay Harbour

18/04/2020

ML 18_18

Sea Disposal

Rathlin Island

Disposal of dredged material Church Bay Harbour

18/04/2020

ML 16_18

Sea Disposal

Kilkeel, Co. Down

Disposal of dredged material from Kilkeel Harbour

05/02/2022

ML 14_17

Construction

Strangford Lough, Co. Down

Deployment of a gravity based foundation platform for tidal renewable devices

29/02/2020

ML 21_17

Capital Dredge

Red Bay, Co. Antrim

Dredge of Red Bay Harbour

05/03/2020

ML 21_18

Sea Disposal

Red Bay, Co. Antrim

Disposal of dredged material from Red Bay Harbour

05/03/2020

ML 16_17

Construction

Belfast, Co. Antrim

Linkspan replacement

10/03/2020

ML 37_18

Construction

Belfast, Co. Antrim

Replacement of rock armour on Belfast –Bangor railway line

14/03/2020

ML 32_18

Construction

Portstewart

Repair work to Portstewart Harbour

28/02/2022

ML 31_18

Construction

Dunseverick, Co. Antrim

Repair work to Dunseverick Harbour

28/02/2022

ML 26_18

Construction

Newcastle, Co. Down

Removal of sandbar at Newcastle Harbour

31/08/2021

ML 36_18

Construction

Larne, Co. Antrim

Maintenance on the Larne railway line at Inver River

15/04/2020

ML 30_18

Construction

Cushendall, Co. Antrim

Harbour and slipway repair

21/05/2022

ML 11_19

Construction

Murlough Bay, Co. Antrim

Construction of temporary filming set

22/05/2020

ML 23_18

Construction

Whitehead, Co. Antrim

Reinforcement of Blackhead coastal path

10/06/2020

ML 14_18

Dredge

River Lagan

Dredging within the impounded River Lagan

10/06/2020

ML 33_18

Disposal

River Lagan

Disposal of maintenance dredging material

10/06/2020

ML 4_19

Construction

Belfast, Co. Antrim

Construction of storm water outfall

24/06/2020

ML 3_19

Construction

Donaghadee, Co. Antrim

Jetty repair

31/10/2021

ML 48_13

Construction

Rathlin Island

Kelp Growing and Harvesting

30/06/2020

ML 6_19

Construction

Ballyholme, Co. Down

Repair and extend Southern slipway at Ballyholme Yacht Club

30/09/2020

ML 16_19

Construction

Dunluce, Co. Antrim

Construction of new outfall pipe

22/08/2020

ML 2_19

Construction

Bushmills, Co. Antrim

Diffuser Head Replacement

22/08/2020

ML 17_19

Construction

Northern Ireland Waters

Rock installation repairs to Western HVDC Link Sub Sea Cable

18/09/2020

ML 15_18
Construction
Dundrum, Co. Down Removal of abandoned motorboat in Dundrum Bay 01/10/2020
ML 13_19
Construction
Lagan Gateway Project Provision of new boat lock and mooring pontoons, a new footbridge and footpaths. Project includes the refurbishment of existing lagan weir, replacement of gates, lighting and timber piles 15/10/2022
ML 10_17
Construction
Larne, Co. Antrim Repair works to existing sea defences 29/02/2020
ML 8_19
Construction
Bangor, Co. Down Structural repairs to fishing platform 11/11/2020
ML 27_14
Construction
Ballyhenry, Co. Antrim Testing of Deep Green OceanKite 31/01/2025
ML 5_19
Construction
Warrenpoint Harbour (CO2) Construction of a Ship to Shore Transfer Facility Transfer Facility for a CO2 Storage at Warrenpoint Port 30/01/2021
ML 12_19
Construction
Ballyferris, Co Down Construction of new long sea outfall to discharge treated wastewater to Irish Sea 06/01/2021
ML 18_19
Construction
Carrickfergus Sailing Club Widening of Existing Slipway at Sailing Club 09/01/2021
ML 23_19
Construction
Drumenny Lane, Bready Construction of a new outfall headwall 03/02/2021
ML2020003
Construction
West Bay, Portrush Sea defence remedial works under consideration
ML 122_15  Construction, Dredging / Sea Disposal Belfast Harbour, Co. Antrim Construction of new berthing facilities at D3 under consideration
ML 1_17  Construction Fair Head, Co. Antrim Tidal renewable energy development under consideration
ML 28_12  Construction Islandmagee, Co. Antrim Gas energy storage under consideration
ML 149_16   Dredge Belfast Harbour Dredge work in Belfast Harbour under consideration
ML 150_16  Disposal Belfast Harbour Disposal of dredged material from Belfast Harbour under consideration
ML 27_18  Construction Cushendall, Co. Antrim Demolition of subsided coastal wall under consideration
ML 39_18  Construction Newry Ground investigation works in Newry River under consideration
ML 1_19  Construction Delamont / Strangford, Co. Down Construction of slipway 31/08/21
ML 35_18  Construction Faughan River, Co. Derry Infrastructural maintenance on Belfast to Derry rail line at the River Faughan. Extension of existing scour prevention measures under consideration
ML 7_19 Construction Belfast, Co.Antrim Installation of floating pontoons for pleasure craft use under consideration
ML 9_19 Construction Newcastle, Co. Down Construction repairs to steps on central promenade, Newcastle 11/03/2021
ML 15_19 Construction Belfast Flood Allevation Scheme (Revetment Works on River Lagan) 215m Stretch of in-river piling to prevent further collapse of Ravenhill Quay Wall. Installation of sheet piles. under consideration
ML 14_19 Disposal Warrenpoint Harbour, Co. Down Sea Disposal of maintenance dredging of Warrenpoint under consideration
ML 25_19 Construction West Bank Road, Belfast Harbour Installation of precast concrete outfall into existing stone revetment 20.12.2021
ML2020001 Fisherman's Quay, Carrickfergus Remedial works on Fisherman’s Quay, Carrickfergus under consideration
ML2020007
Construction
Holywood, Co Down Repairs to Sea Defences 31/01/2022
ML2020009
Construction
Glenarm Marina Pontoon Extension 25/01/2022
ML2020010
Construction
Ballywalter Harbour Replace Concrete Moorings 31/01/2022
ML2020011
Maintenance Dredging
Kilroot Power Station Maintenance Dreding of the Cooling Water Intake Lagoon & Coal Jetty 31/08/2021
ML2020012
Construction
LSS Jetty, Maydown, Lisahally Jetty Refurbisment Under Consideration
ML2020013 City of Derry Boat Club, Prehen Construction of pontoon 31/03/2024
ML2020002
Construction
Strangford Lough Yacht Club, Killinchy Repairs to Jetty, Slipway & Sea Wall 08/08/2022
ML2020004
Construction
Loughshore Road, Portaferry Sea Wall Repairs 30/09/2020
ML 19_19
Sea Disposal
Belfast Harbour Disposal of Maintenance Dredge Material 31/05/2023
ML 21_19
Dredge
White Harbour, Whitehead Dredge Work at White Harbour 31/05/2023
ML2020006
Sea Disposal
Ardglass Harbour Disposal of Maintenance Dredge Material 31/09/2023
ML2020005
Construction
Annalong Harbour Remedial Works at Harbour 31/12/2020
ML 38_18
Dredge
Knocknagoney, Belfast Dredge at rear of Ikea River at Translink Railway Bridge, Holywood Exchange 30/09/2020
ML2020008
Construction
Rathlin Island Kelp Cultivating & Harvesting 30/06/2023
ML 24_19
Construction
Between Ballycarry & Magheramorne Station, Larne Translink Culvert Repairs 31/07/2021
ML 2_18
Construction
Queen’s Quay, Belfast Demolition & Removal of timber quay and reconstruction with a reinforced concrete wall  30/10/2020
ML 124_15
Construction
Seaport Jetty, Portballintrae, Co Antrim Repairs to pier and rock armouring 31/10/2021
ML2020014
Construction
Belfast Boat Club, Stranmillis, Belfast Installation of Pontoon System 28/02/2022
ML2020015
Construction
Between Scotland and Donaghadee Replacement of BT subsea cable 31/08/2022
ML2020016
Construction
Between Scotland and Larne Replacement of BT subsea cable 31/08/2022
ML2021001
Construction
VT4 Ferry Terminal, Belfast Harbour Phase 1 - Scour Protection Repairs Under Consideration
ML2021001
Construction
VT4 Ferry Terminal, Belfast Harbour Phase 2 – Scour Protection Repairs Under Consideration
ML2020017
Construction
River Bann, Coleraine Replacement of a pontoon system Under Consideration
ML2021003
Construction
Impounded River Lagan, Belfast Revetmant Repairs 11/04/2024
ML2021006
Sea Disposal
Carnlough Disposal of harbour dredged material 03/09/2022
ML2021007
Maintenance Dredge
Glenarm Harbour & Marina Dredge of Harbour & Marina Area 03/09/2022
ML2021008
Sea Disposal
Glenarm Harbour & Marina Disposal of Harbour & Marina Dredged Material 03/09/2022
ML2021009
Maintenance Dredge
Carrickfergus Harbour & Marina Dredge of Harbour & Marina Area 03/09/2022
ML2021010
Sea Disposal
Carrickfergus Harbour & Marina Disposal of Harbour & Marina Dredged Material 03/09/2022
ML2021011
Construction
Strangford Narrows Tidal test 'Flex Marine Swimmer Turbine Demonstration Under Consideration
ML2021012
Construction
A20 Portaferry Rd, at Anne's Point, near Mount Stewart, Co Down DfI Road Improvements 31/10/2021
ML2021013
Construction
River Foyle, Strathfoyle Ground Investigation & Exploration Works 01/09/2022
ML2021014
Construction
Castle Ward Bay, Strangford Temporary Wooden Jetty 14/07/2021
ML2021015
Construction
Sketrick Island, Co Down Replacement of existing slipway and walkway 03/07/2022
ML2021016
Construction
Portballintrae Beach Repair works to the timber palisades Under Consideration
ML2021017
Construction
River Bann, Coleraine Replacement of a Pontoon System 24/08/2022
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