UL leads marine role to tackle major crisis.
The University of Limerick is leading a European wide marine exercise to deal with the possibility a major environmental disaster.
The Shannon Esturay, has beacome a key European test site for a range of highly advanced "smart technologies", marine robots and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Exercices recently took place in the estuary, involving over 200 personal from a range of marine bodies, to replicate the exact scenario if a 43,ooo tonne container ship floundered and impacted with rocks due to loss of steering.
Published by Limerick Leader
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