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Inaugural Ports Victoria CEO appointed

Inaugural Ports Victoria CEO appointed

Ports Victoria welcomes the announcement of Brendan Webb as the organisation’s inaugural CEO. Follow the link to read the announcement from the Minister for Ports and Freight.

Keep Clear of Big Ships

Keep Clear of Big Ships

Stay safe while enjoying time out on the water. Boaties are reminded to keep clear of big ships when out on Port Phillip, Western Port and all other Victorian waters.

Melbourne VTS team wins AMSA award

Melbourne VTS team wins AMSA award

Quick thinking and resourcefulness on the job have won three of Ports Victoria’s Melbourne Vessel Traffic Services officers a prestigious maritime safety award for 2020-21.

In support of seafarers

In support of seafarers

Throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, seafarers have kept ships sailing around the world to deliver the goods we need.

HMAS Melville visit to Station Pier

HMAS Melville visit to Station Pier

The Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Melville will visit Station Pier from 5 to 10 March 2021.

VPCM and VRCA to combine as Ports Victoria

VPCM and VRCA to combine as Ports Victoria

Victorian Ports Corporation (Melbourne) is to combine with Victorian Regional Channels Authority to create a new organisation called Ports Victoria.

Maritime heritage group visits Station Pier

Maritime heritage group visits Station Pier

Board members of the Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network visit Station Pier.

Station Pier operations update

Station Pier operations update

An update on operations at Station Pier, at 11 November 2020

New VTS era for Melbourne

New VTS era for Melbourne

The innovative new Vessel Traffic Service system being installed in Melbourne will enhance safety and efficiency.

Station Pier operations update

Station Pier operations update

An update on operations at Station Pier, at 28 August 2020.

West Finger Pier remains open during works

West Finger Pier remains open during works

West Finger Pier will remain open to the public during routine maintenance works nearby. The works started on 12 August 2020 and will continue for around four weeks.

VPCM’s CEO thanks supporters of the CEO Sleepout

VPCM’s CEO thanks supporters of the CEO Sleepout

VPCM’s CEO, Rachel Johnson, gives sincere thanks to everyone who donated to the Vinnies CEO Sleepout on 18 June 2020.

The Ocean Onyx drilling rig at anchorage

The Ocean Onyx drilling rig at anchorage

The Ocean Onyx is an offshore exploration drilling rig currently in a Port Phillip Bay anchorage.

Station Pier operations

Station Pier operations

An update on operations at Station Pier at 5 June 2020.

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse maintenance

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse maintenance

The heritage-listed Point Lonsdale Lighthouse will undergo routine maintenance works during the winter months.

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