Notice to Mariners - Port Fairy
18 November 2015
Mariners are advised of the establishment of a vessel exclusion zone and transit lane established approximately 6km west of Port Fairy in the vicinity of Taylors Bay.
No. 217 (TEMPORARY) of 2015
EXCLUSION ZONE AND TRANSIT LANE ESTABLISHMENT
DATE: 18 November 2015 - 30 June 2017. Effective immediately. A further advice will be issued at the completion of the works activity.
Mariners are advised of the establishment of a vessel exclusion zone and transit lane established approximately 6km west of Port Fairy in the vicinity of Taylors Bay for the purposes of the works activity proposed by Biopower Systems Pty Ltd for the installation and operation of a wave power generator.
Under section 211(1) (b) (i) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) the following rules apply to the navigation and movement of vessels and persons.
All vessels and persons are prohibited from entering or remaining within a circular area extending 150 metres from a centre point 38°23.905' S; 142° 10.36' E defined by a North Cardinal Buoy 38° 23.824' S; 142° 10.360' E and a South Cardinal Buoy 38° 23.986' S; 142° 10.360' E, excluding persons and vessels authorised and/or engaged in works.
The operator, master or person in charge of a vessel must not use the Transit Lane other than for transiting of the vessel and must not permit the vessel to be anchored in or allow the vessel to drift in the Transit Lane. Fishing, netting, casting of lines or trawling is prohibited within the transit lane unless authorised. The Transit Lane extends 100 metres easterly and westerly of a line indicated by a beacon on the shore 38° 23.391' S; 142° 10.547 E and a North Cardinal Buoy 38° 23.824' S; 142° 10.360'. The transit lane is bounded by the points detailed in the table below.
-38° 23.824' S;
142° 10.360' E
AUS Charts and publications affected:
- AUS 349
Victorian Charts and Publications affected:
- A further Notice will be issued.
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