Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 21 April 2023 Australia – Victoria

21 April 2023

No. 182(T) – 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip

Safety Beach

Martha Cove –Maintenance Dredging Works in Western Harbour and Fairway Channel


Monday 24 April 2023


Mariners are advised of maintenance dredging works occurring at the Martha Cove Western Harbour and adjacent fairway channel, at approximate location 38°18.403’S, 144°59.790’E (WGS84).
Mobilisation will commence on Monday 24 April, with works planned to commence later that week. The works will take place with the use of a cutter suction dredge, with dredged material pumped via pipeline to an in-water disposal site, to the south of the entrance channel groynes at approximate location 38°18.440’S, 144°59.458’E (WGS84).
On-water plant, equipment and potential hazards to navigation arising from the works will be marked as per IALA standards.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of Martha Cove entrance channel.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 155

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact Australasian Marine Associates on 0413 033 500.

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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