Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 10 October 2023 Australia – Victoria

10 October 2023

No. 409(T) - 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip

West Port Phillip

Seabed Sampling Operations at Altona and Little River


Friday 13 October to Wednesday 18 October 2023.


Mariners are advised of seabed sampling operations occurring in the vicinity of Altona and Little River, at the following approximate locations;
1. Altona: 37°53.697'S, 144°50.100'E (WGS84)
2. Little River: 38°01.327'S, 144°37.341'E (WGS84)
The Sampling operations will be undertaken within the dates nominated above using divers and workboats. When divers are operating, a white and blue flag (Alpha) will be displayed in accordance with international standards.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and create no wash within the vicinity of the sampling operations.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 155, 157 AU5MEL01, AU438144, AU439144.

Further Notice:

This Notice is self-cancelling. No further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact Fathom Pacific on 0421 693 120.

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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