Port Operating Handbook and Harbour Master's Directions - Victoria

Service summary

This document provides advice and instructions for ships' masters, agents and owners responsible for entering the port waters of Geelong to facilitate the safe and efficient operation of shipping in the relevant port. The document contains information regarding:

  • Regulations and codes governing vessel operations
  • Information about anchorages, channels and berths, port services and tides
  • Contacts for the relevant port
  • Harbour Master's directions
  • Safety and environmental requirements
  • Emergency management procedures.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Advisory Material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance in undertaking a business.

Other resources

 Resources
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Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Victorian Regional Channels Authority

Act(s) name

Port Management Act 1995 (Victoria)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Victorian Regional Channels Authority


Phone:

03 5225 3500

Fax:

03 5225 3599
admin@regionalchannels.vic.gov.au

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