Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 11 May 2023 Australia – Victoria

11 May 2023

No. 205(T) – 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip


Altona Pier Rebuild Works and Exclusion Zone


Monday 15 May 2023 until further notice


Mariners are advised of demolition and rebuild works to Altona Pier, at approximate location: 37°52.374’S, 144°49.812’E (WGS84).
An Exclusion Zone will be established around the pier, extending approximately 100 metres on either side of the pier and pier head. The exclusion zone will taper to approximately 50 metres on either side of the pier towards the shore. The Exclusion Zone will be marked with lit special mark buoys at the following approximate locations (WGS84):
1. 37° 52.3256′S, 144° 49.8800′E 2. 37° 52.4029′S, 144° 49.8847′E
3. 37° 52.4500′S, 144° 49.8568′E 4. 37° 52.4559′S, 144° 49.7576′E
5. 37° 52.3892′S, 144° 49.7041′E 6. 37° 52.3229′S, 144° 49.7204′E
The works will involve general construction and demolition activities 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.
For more information, please visit the Parks Victoria works project page at:
Mariners are prohibited from entering the Exclusion Zone from the date nominated above and are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the works.

Relevant Law:

The Exclusion Zone has been established under Section 211 of the Marine Safety Act 2010. Entry is prohibited to all persons excluding the individuals involved in the works and Parks Victoria officers.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 155

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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