Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 25 October 2023 Australia – Victoria

25 October 2023

No. 430(T) – 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip


Steampacket Quay – Floating Christmas Tree Barge Installation


Friday 27 October 2023 weather dependant, until further notice


Mariners are advised of a temporary barge installation to support the Geelong Floating Christmas Tree, to be moored at Steampacket Quay at approximate location 38°08.598S, 144°21.755E (WGS84), adjacent to Cunningham Pier.
Submerged cables and moorings supporting the barge will be marked with
buoys. The floating Christmas tree will be lit from dusk to dawn.
The weather contingency dates for the installation are Monday 30 October and Tuesday 31 October 2023. The installation will occur on these dates if the weather is unsuitable on Friday 27 October 2023.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of
Steampacket Quay.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 153, 157 AU5GEX01, AU439144

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued


If you require any further information, please contact the City of Greater Geelong on 5272 5272.

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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