For Written Answer on : 02/06/2022
Question Number(s): 194 Question Reference(s): 28544/22
Asked by: David Stanton T.D.
To ask the Minister for Transport the number of marine recreational very-high frequency radio licences, call signs and maritime mobile service identity numbers that are currently outstanding; when these are expected to issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
There are currently 210 VHF radio licences and 60 call signs and maritime mobile service identity numbers (MMSI) in-hand for all vessel types including recreational craft. The Mercantile Marine Office are processing these applications and expects a processing time of four weeks per application.