Keavney says officers for merchant shipping could be trained in Greencastle

Senator Cecilia Keavney has told the Seanad that more use could be made of the Fishery Training College in Greencastle to provide training for officers to serve on commercial and tanker shipping.

Speaking during a debate on the 2009 Merchant Shipping Bill, Senator Keavney said a conference in Norway was told recently that there are shortages in the number of trained cadets available across Europe.

She says this could be an opportunity for Inishowen.........