Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 1 November 2023 Australia – Victoria

1 November 2023

No. 444(T) - 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip

West Port Phillip

Seabed Sampling Operations from St Kilda to Kirk Point


Thursday 2 November to Friday 10 November 2023


Mariners are advised of seabed sampling operations occurring in west Port Phillip from St Kilda to Kirk Point as shown in figure 1 attached, at the following approximate locations (WGS84).

The Sampling operations will be undertaken within the dates nominated above using divers and workboats. When divers are operating, a white and blue flag (Alpha) will be displayed in accordance with international standards.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the sampling operations.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 155, 157 AU5MEL01, AU438144, AU439144.

Further Notice:

No further Notice will be issued


If you require any further information, please contact Fathom Pacific on 0421 693 120.

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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