Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 1 May 2023 Australia – Victoria

1 May 2023

No. 192(T) – 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip


Rye Pier – Reconstruction Project Stage 2 – Upgrade Works and Temporary Closures


Thursday 4 May 2023 until further notice


Mariners are advised of upgrade works to Rye Pier Head and Low Landing, at approximate location 38°21.955’S, 144°49.379’E (WGS84). The entire pier will be closed on weekdays for the duration of the works, but the first 300 metres will be open to pedestrians only on some weekends.
A set-aside area has been established around the works area, extending approximately 30 metres from the pier head and low landing, shown in the Map on the attachment at Zone 1 and 2. Both zones will be active for this stage of the works, until further notice. Entry is prohibited except for Parks Victoria officers and individuals involved in the works.
The works will involve piling and will be undertaken with barges and work boats. On-water plant, equipment and potential hazards to navigation arising from the works will be marked as per IALA standards.
The works are planned to be completed in late 2023. More information is available at:

Mariners are prohibited from entering the set aside area during the date and times nominated above and are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the works.

Relevant Law:

The set aside has been established under Regulation 10 of the Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015 Entry is prohibited to all persons excluding the individuals involved in the works and Parks Victoria officers.

Previous notice:

164(T)-23 is referred and cancelled

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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