Port Operating Handbook and Harbour Master's Directions - Victoria


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.

Service type

Advisory Material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance in undertaking a business.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Harbour Master's Directions - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Port Operating Handbook - Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Act(s) name

Port Management Act 1995 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Planning

Victorian Regional Channels Authority

Contact details

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