Notice to Mariners
Port of Gippsland Lakes
Location: Gippsland Lakes
DATE: 27 July 2017
DETAILS: Mariners and Port Users are advised that effective immediately, the July 2017 Edition of Harbour Masters Directions and Port Information Handbook Part 2 for the Port Gippsland Lakes has been approved for publication by Gippsland Ports.
With particular regard to the Port of Gippsland Lakes this publication supersedes and replaces Gippsland Ports Harbour Master’s Directions and Port Information Handbook 2012.
The July 2017 Edition of Harbour Masters Directions and Port Information Handbook are now separate publications;
- Harbour Master’s Directions Part 2 Port of Gippsland Lakes – are local directions and additional to the provisions of the Marine Safety Act 2010 and the Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015. These local directions also govern the operation of vessels in port waters and are legally enforceable. It is an offence under s. 237 of the Marine Safety Act 2010 to fail to comply with a direction or obstruct a Harbour Master.
- The Port Information Handbook Part 2 Port of Gippsland Lakes – contains information for port users and has been compiled as a guide for vessel owners and operators.
Both publications are subject to ongoing revision.
Current versions are available on the Gippsland Ports website at;
Users are responsible for ensuring they are referring to the latest edition of this publication, noting that any printed version is an uncontrolled document and may be out of date.
Changes which may affect this publication are disseminated through:
- Notice to Mariners for waters covered by Admiralty Charts, Publications or RAN Hydrographic Charts; and
- Amendments announced on the Gippsland Ports Website.