Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 17 May 2023 Australia – Victoria

17 May 2023

No. 214(T) – 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip

Port Melbourne

Princes Pier – Piles Special Mark Lights Partially Lit




Mariners are advised of several outages to the Special Mark lights, installed on the remaining piles at Princes Pier, with characteristics VQ(4)Y.4s at approximate location (WGS84): 37°50.701’S, 144°55.529’E.
Most lights remain operational, but caution is advised around the ‘Forrest of Piles’ remaining from the old Princes Pier extent.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of Princes Pier.

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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