Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 06 January 2023 Australia – Victoria

6 January 2023

No. 008(T) – 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip


Steampacket Quay – Floating Christmas Tree Barge Demobilisation


Monday 9th January 2023 weather dependant


Mariners are advised that the temporary barge installation to support the Geelong Floating Christmas Tree, moored at Steampacket Quay at approximate location 38°08.598S, 144°21.755E (WGS84), adjacent to Cunningham Pier is being demobilised.
A submerged mooring anchor will remain in situ adjacent to Steampacket Quay in shallow water, as mentioned in NTM 262(T)-19.
The weather contingency dates for the demobilisation are Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 January 2023.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of
Steampacket Quay and the barge while it is under tow.

Previous notice:

369(T) - 22 is referred and cancelled, 262(T) - 19 is referred.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 153, 157

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact the City of Greater Geelong on 5272 4308.

Peter Kemp

Acting Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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