Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

7 February 2024 Australia – Victoria

7 February 2024

No. 055(T) – 2024

Local Port of Port Phillip


Rye Pier – Reconstruction Project Stage 2 – Upgrade Works and Temporary Closures Resumed


Wednesday 7 February 2024 until further notice


Mariners are advised of upgrade works to Rye Pier Head and Low Landing, at approximate location 38°21.936’S, 144°49.384’E (WGS84). The entire pier will be closed on weekdays for the duration of the works, but will be open on weekends from Friday 1730hrs to Monday 0700hrs, unless it is not safe to do so. At weekends during these times, limited public berthing is available on the inner low landing only, no berthing is available on the pier head and outer low landings until further notice.
A set-aside area has been established around the works area, extending approximately 30 metres from the pier head and low landing, shown in the Map on the attachment at Zone 1 and 2. Midweek both zones will be active for this stage of the works, until further notice. Entry is prohibited except for Parks Victoria officers and individuals involved in the works.
The works will involve piling and under pier strengthening which will be undertaken with barges and work boats. On-water plant, equipment and potential hazards to navigation arising from the works will be marked as per IALA standards.
The works are planned to be completed in mid-2024. More information is available at:

Mariners are prohibited from entering the set aside area during the date and times nominated above and are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the works.

Relevant Law:

The set aside has been established under Regulation 10 of the Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015 Entry is prohibited to all persons excluding the individuals involved in the works and Parks Victoria officers.

Previous notice:

192(T)-23 is referred and cancelled, 537(T)-23 is referred and cancelled.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS143, AU439144

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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