Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 5 January 2021 Australia – Victoria

5 January 2021

No. 005(T) - 2021

Local Port of Port Phillip

Southern Port Phillip

Pinnace Channel Aquaculture Fisheries Reserve - Missing Navigation Buoy




Mariners are advised that the yellow special mark navigation buoy, lit with characteristics FL(4)Y.12s, marking the middle of the north-eastern boundary of the Pinnace Channel Aquaculture Fisheries Reserve northern zone at approximate location 38˚14.629’S, 144˚50.338’E (WGS84), is missing.
The buoy and light will be reinstated as soon as practicable.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the reserve.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143 & 157

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information please contact the Victorian Fisheries Authority on 0417 538 442.

Victor Teoh

Senior Manager Local Ports and Waterways

Marine and Maritime Region

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