This page has links to Victorian Ports Corporation (Melbourne) (VPCM) portals and forms to be used for applications, notifications and declarations by shipping lines and ship's agents.

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 VPCM online hazardous port activities form.

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

All other forms

These are interactive PDF forms. Please download, open in Adobe Acrobat Reader, type in your information, save and email to VPCM 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)