Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 12 May 2022 Australia – Victoria

12 May 2022

No. 173(T) - 2022

Local Port of Port Phillip

Point Richards

Boat Ramp Temporarily Closed for Groyne Construction Works


Monday 16 May 2022 until further notice


Mariners are advised that the Point Richards Boat Ramp, at approximate location (WGS84) 38° 06.514’S, 144° 37.801’E will be temporarily closed for groyne construction works.
The existing Port and Starboard lateral navigation piles will remain in place for some of the construction works before they can be removed, and the channel realigned to correspond with the new entrance created by the groyne construction.
The groyne will be constructed with excavators and land-based machinery. Other supporting works will be undertaken with the use of barges and support vessels.
On-water plant, equipment and potential hazards to navigation arising from the works will be marked as per IALA standards. Further information can be found at:
Mariners are advised of the temporary closure, and to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the works.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 153.

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact the Bellarine Bayside Foreshore Committee of Management on (03) 5254 4000.

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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