Local Navigation Warning
Port of Gippsland Lakes
Location: Nicholson River
DATE: 18 October 2021
DETAILS: Mariners are advised that divers will be continuing inspections of the underwater Piers of the Princes Highway Bridge over the Nicholson River at Nicholson during the week beginning 18th October 2021.
Diving Operations will be during daylight hours only.
The divers will be operating from a support vessel “DSV TRIANNA” which will be moored alongside the bridge pier that they are inspecting. The vessel will display the International “A” Alpha Flag during diving operations. Mariners are advised to keep well clear of the diving operations and are requested to proceed with extra precaution at low speed when in the vicinity of the Princes Highway Bridge, and to travel through one of the bridge spans that the dive support vessel is not located in at the time. “DSV TRIANNA” will maintain a Listening Watch on VHF Ch16 at all times during the dive operations.
Mariners are invited to contact the Harbour Master on 0427 610 025 should they wish to discuss Port Operations. Mariners are also invited to search the Gippsland Ports website at: www.gippslandports.vic.gov.au