Whitsundays: Port Procedures and Information for Shipping
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Port procedures and information for shipping for the Whitsundays, the Whitsunday Passage, a number of cruise ship anchorages and numerous island passages, bays, beaches and inlets used by both recreational and commercial craft.
Table of Contents for Whitsundays Port Procedures and Information for Shipping.
Introduction to, and information about the Whitsunday area, authorities and authority contact details.
The Whitsundays pilotage areas and applicable vessels
Movement and traffic procedures for the Whitsunday area, including VTS, notifications and reporting requirements.
Information about cruise ship anchorages in the Whitsunday area.
General information including charts and books, shipping announcements, speed restrictions and navigation.
Information about the weather conditions in the Whitsunday area, including extreme weather and tides.
Information about notifying and reporting dangerous cargo into the Whitsunday pilotage area.
Information to provide guidance to the community in the event of dangerous incidents, emergencies, terrorist acts and disasters.
Information about the Whitsunday reporting area, forms for Fitzalan anchorage, Hamilton Island request forms and the Whitsunday pilotage area.
Whitsunday reporting area - pre-arrival report to be lodged with the Regional Harbour Master prior to arrival.
Fitzalan Anchorage application for technical assessment.
Fitzalan Anchorage - application to visit to be lodged with the Regional Harbour Master before applying to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
Fitzalan Anchorage - voyage plan - to be lodged with the Regional Harbour Master - Mackay at least 3 days prior to arrival.
Fax or email message to Hamilton Island Marina re marshalling craft and allocated marina jetty.
Whitsundays Pilotage area map
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Transport and Main Roads, Queensland Government, Whitsundays: Port Procedures and Information for Shipping, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 09 April 2020
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