This page has links to Ports Victoria's portals and forms to be used for applications, notifications and declarations by shipping lines, ship's agents and terminal operators in relation to the port of Melbourne.

Ship berth bookings

  • PortVIEW is the online management system for ship berth bookings.

Containerised dangerous goods notification

  • DG Hub is the communication portal for advance notification of all dangerous goods.

Hazardous port activities

Use the online form to apply for any of the following hazardous port activity authorities:

  • Bulk liquid transfer
  • Dry bulk transfer
  • Bunker & (non-cargo) liquid transfer
  • Hot work

Go to the Ports Victoria online hazardous port activities form.

A brief instruction document is available for guidance (PDF).

Port works

Before starting any works in the port waters of the port of Melbourne, a person intending to carry out works should refer to the Port works page on this website for explanatory notes and relevant forms.

All other forms

These are interactive PDF forms. Please download, open in Adobe Acrobat Reader, type in your information, save and email to Ports Victoria using the email link on the form.


Cruise shipping at Station Pier

Dangerous cargoes

Guidelines and plans for handling dangerous goods

Guidelines and plans to help port stakeholders in the handling of dangerous goods are available from the Handling dangerous cargoes page on this website.

Berth hire concession (Station Pier and Anchorage)