Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 15 March 2022 Australia – Victoria

15 March 2022

No. 095(T) – 2022

Local Port of Port Phillip


Dredging for Beach Renourishment Works


16 March 2022 until further notice


Mariners are advised of dredging works for beach renourishment undertaken by the Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning (DELWP) at Blairgowrie, at approximate location (WGS84): 38˚21.863’S, 144˚48.537’E.
Dredging works will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge operating in an area approximately offshore from Whitecliffs Beach. Dredged material will be transported via pipeline and deposited on Whitecliffs Beach.
The Pipeline, On-water plant, equipment, and potential hazards to navigation arising from the works will be marked as per IALA standards.
Once complete the works will proceed to other planned sites at Tootgarook, for which further Notices will be issued.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the works.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 155

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact DELWP on 136 186.

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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