Permission for the proposed construction of ferry terminal facilities adjacent to Greenore Port and adjacent to 80 Greencastle Pier Road Greencastle County Down to allow operation of a vehicular ferry across the mouth of Carlingford Lough. The proposed works include: At Greenore construction of a reinforced concrete slipway (60m long) with 7 vertical tubular berthing & fender piles on the southern side to facilitate ferry berthing; relocation of existing Port entrance gates & weighbridge; realignment of existing boundary fence to northern side of Port; modification of entrance road layout, part demolition of gable walls of existing shed to allow through access for vehicles, use of existing hard stand area for parking & queuing, new lighting columns, new pedestrian footpath along the existing rock armour & replacement of existing fence on SE boundary with pedestrian bollards. • At Greencastle the construction of a reinforced concrete suspended pier (58m long), supported by vertical tubular piles & a reinforced concrete slipway (70m long) to allow vehicular access to the Ferry & 12 berthing piles with fenders & steel gangway to facilitate berthing & tying up of vessels overnight, new access & hardstanding for parking & queuing, kiosk for office & ancillary staff facilities, drainage & landscape proposals. Upgrade & widening to part of the Greencastle Pier Road & provision of passing bays. • Floating navigational marks anchored to the bed of the Lough & laid at the edges of the navigable channel to delineate appropriate channel boundaries or to mark shallow rock outcrops & provide for safety of navigation. An Environmental Impact Statement & a Natura Impact Statement have been prepared in support of the planning application. This application may have transboundary environmental effects. *The Transboundary Consultation process was completed and no submissions were received as per letter received from DOE NI 30/12/13. **Significant Further Information is therefore deemed as being received on 30/12/13.
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