Cyprus sinks cargo ship to make artificial reef
Cyprus began creating the area's first artificial reef on Saturday, sinking a 63-metre cargo ship that had been destined for scrap.
Ship sinking of Kerynia in Ayia Napa by Cyprus from Above and Oramatech
The sinking of the Kerynia at Agia Napa to become a diving reef!
It started with 3 beaufort and went up to 5, even so we managed to take it up and get this footage.
Hope you enjoy it as it was an 8 hour wait on a boat!
The Kyrenia Wreck is the 5th Wreck to become part of the Islands artificial reef program organised by the the Ministry of Fisheries and the CDCA. The wreck itself was donated by the Department of Defense, Cyprus and was finally laid to rest on 28th February 2015. She now lies perfectly upright on the sea bed at 23m.
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Protaras Artificial Reefs
Sunk at the end of 2015 to create a protected, sheltered area for the marine life here in Cyprus, these are the new artificial reefs out from the Golden Coast Harbour.
Lucy and Scuba Tech Diving Centre Cyprus dived these reefs and were amazed at the fish life already beginning to accumulate in the area after just 6 months. Imagine how it could be if the no fishing rule is enforced.
Amberjack infestation, Liberty Artificial Reef, Cyprus
I know I put tuna! great amberjacks on the liberty shipwreck in Cyprus.
The sinking of War Ship ''Kerynia'' (Cyprus Navy) in Ayia Napa ''Pernera'' (28 February 2015)!!!!!!!
the sinking of War ship ''Kerynia'' (Cyprus Navy) in Ayia Napa ( Live ) ''Pernera''( Marine protected area with artificial reefs ) 28 February 2015 Saturday..!!!!!!! ( for scuba diving !! )
The Elpida wreck on Cyprus sinking
Sinking a Cargo ship at Cyprus coast
Cyprus creates an artificial reef off its coast by sinking a cargo ship. The structure is expected to allow marine life to flourish and draw divers to drive tourism
Making an Artificial Reef: The Sinking of YOGN 82
On March 23rd, 2018, YOGN 82 was sunk on the Malaspina Strait--creating an artificial reef. The sinking took roughly twelve minutes from detonation to full submersion.
Paradise Coast Artificial Reef
The Reef Project funded entirely through grants and private donors, with no taxpayer funds, will have major impacts on Collier County’s ecology and economy. The recreational ecosystem will include 36 artificial reefs, creating marine life habitats, increasing fish populations, and impacting the local fishing industry
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F Reef Artificial Reef Georgia
Materials deployed on F Reef include landing craft, concrete rubble, pallet balls, barges, and tire units.
Viking Divers, Our new site for rib divers Nemesis III Werck new wreck in Cyprus
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Nemesis III Werck
new wreck in Cyprus
The first of four boats to be used to create artificial reefs off the Cyprus coast is due to be sunk on Friday, December 20.
The Cyprus Dive Centre Association (CDCA) said the Nemesis III has been cleaned up according to the UN Environment Programme Mediterranean Action Plan relevant guidelines, as part of the establishment of marine protected area with artificial reefs in Protaras.
The vessel is being deployed by the Department of Fisheries and Marine Research of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, CDCA said.
The vessel will be sunk as part of the establishment of marine protected area with artificial reefs in Paralimni (Protaras), Cyprus. Artificial Reefs (AR) are constructions that have the same characteristics as natural reefs and act as areas for reproduction, growth, feeding and refuge for marine organisms. The materials used for AR vary from marine cement, steel, limestone to clay. Once appropriate shapes, sizes and design are selected, the different modules, including vessels, are deployed on the seabed in accordance to specific special planning.
The sinking will take place at 11am, the CDCA said, adding that the AR project was co-funded by the EU through its European Fisheries Fund 2007-2013: Investing in sustainable fisheries, with the support of Cyprus Tourist Organisation (CTO) and CDCA.
Meetings between all the involved parties throughout 2012 led to the CDCA purchasing four disused shipping and live-a-board vessels using its own funds as well as contributions from municipalities and the CTO and donating them to the Ministry of Agriculture—under which's jurisdiction the Fisheries Department falls.
The process put the Ministry in a position to use EU funding to properly clean and sink the vessels amongst other necessary procedures in creating the artificial reefs--two in Limassol and one each in Paphos and Protaras. Reef poles and other suitable materials will also be used to create the fifth reef in Ayia Napa.
Thousands of holidaymakers and residents of Cyprus enjoying scuba diving at a wide variety of sites around the island and dives to wrecks are often the most popular. The Zenobia wreck off the coast of Larnaca is also considered to be one of the world's best.
Wrecks have the added advantage of quickly turning into artificial reefs which attract a wide variety of marine life, particularly if fishing is outlawed at the sites which will be the case for the new reefs.
חברים יקרים ביום שישי 20 לדצמבר אנחנו יורדים לפרוטראס לחזות בהטבעת ספינה טרופה נוספת
בשם נמסיס השלישי, ומקווים כבר לרדת ולצלול לאתר המתוכנן לעומק של 26 מטר.
אני מקווה להביא לכאן תמונות בקרוב, ומקווה שהקבוצות הבאות לקפריסין החל מהעונה הבאה
ייהנו מצלילה לספינה זו.
הנה לכם תמצית של מאמר בעניין :
ארגון הצלילה הקפריסאי (CDCA) הודיע כי הספינה נמסיס השלישי כבר נוקתה על פי ההנחיות הרלוונטיות של האום לאיכות הסביבה לתכנית הפעולה לים תיכון , ותושקע כחלק מהקמת האזור מוגן ימי בשוניות המלאכותיות ב Protaras.
התכנחת נערכת על ידי המחלקה לדיג ולמחקר ימי במשרד החקלאות ןמשאבי טבע והסביבה,
הספינה תושקעכחלק מהקמת האזור מוגן ימי בשוניות מלאכותיות בParalimni Protaras , קפריסין.
שוניות מלאכותיות (AR) הן מבנים שיש להם את אותם מאפיינים כמו שוניות טבעיות וואמורות לפעול כאזורי לרבייה, גידול, האכלה ומקלט ליצורים ימיים. החומרים המשמשים לAR עשויים ממלט ימי, פלדה, אבן גיר לחימר.
נציג CDCA אמר הוסיף כי פרויקט AR היה במימון האיחוד האירופי באמצעות הקרן האירופית דיג 2007-2013
השקעה בדיג בר קיימא, עם התמיכה תיירות ארגון של קפריסין (CTO) וCDCA .
פגישות בין כל הצדדים המעורבים בכל 2012 הובילו לרכישת ארבע ספנות שאינה בשימוש בתרומות של עיריות וCTO
ותקציב למשרד חקלאות תחת מינהל הדיג .
בתכנון להטביע את ספינות ביצירת השוניות מלאכותיות: שתיים בלימסול ואחד כל אחד בפאפוס וProtaras.
ויצירת השונית החמישית באיה נאפה.
Kyrenia Wreck Ayia Napa
The Kyrenia Wreck is the 5th Wreck to become part of the Islands artificial reef program organised by the Cyprus Dive Centre Association (CDCA) and the Ministry of Fisheries. The wreck itself was donated by the Department of Defense, Cyprus and was finally laid to rest on 28th February 2015. She now lies perfectly upright on the sea bed at 23m, which will allow Open Water Divers onto her decks at around 18m
Brause Girls Tugboat Reef sinking
Sinking an artificial reef. We worked as safety and recovery divers on this project
Escambia County Deploys New 141-Ton Artificial Reef
Escambia County's Marine Resources Division recently announced that it successfully deployed a 87-foot-long, 141-ton steel tugboat to serve as the county's newest artificial reef. The reef is located approximately 10 miles southeast of Pensacola in the Gulf of Mexico (latitude/longitude coordinates: N30 degrees 10.990’/ W087 degrees 12.025’), reaching a total water depth of 82 feet.
Kinta S Artificial Reef
Kinta S future artificial reef arriving at Walter Marine in Orange Beach, AL.
Philomena & Tug Everglades sinking for artificial reef habitat
Rapa Nui Artificial Reef Sinking Live With Radio Chatter! Deerfield Beach Florida
Aerial Video Streaming.
Skip to 9 minutes when the drone takes off if you'd like to skip the partially blocked view and radio chatter...
Fisheries Agency sinks decommissioned naval ship to create new reef
The Fisheries Agency sank a decommissioned naval ship in the sea off Checheng Township, Pingtung today to serve as the base of a new artificial reef. Smoke pours out of the Chung Cheng amphibious ship after a controlled explosion.The ship’s aft fills with water. It is the largest military vessel ever sunk in Taiwan to serve as an artificial reef.Wang Jheng-fenFisheries AgencyThe main purpose of forming artificial reefs from military vessels is to create habitats on the sea bed to give fish a place to live and reproduce.Some conservation groups worry how artificial reefs change the topography of the sea bed. The ships could also release chemicals into the water.Wang Jheng-fenFisheries AgencyThere are many different opinions. Before deciding to sink this ship to create the artificial reef, we conducted sufficient investigation and research on the area.The agency also established a no fishing zone 1 nautical mile around the reef. This will prevent fishing nets from accidently hooking onto and damaging coral.