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Notice to Mariners No. 35 of 2020

CONNECT - Message from the Chief Executive

17 December 2020

HARBORS AND NAVIGATION ACT 1993

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – GULF ST VINCENT – ADELAIDE VTS

Mariners are advised that Flinders Ports Pty Ltd has been authorised as a Vessel Traffic Services Authority by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority in accordance with the provisions of Marine Order 64 (Vessel Traffic Services) 2013.

The vessel traffic services formerly known as ‘Adelaide Outer Harbor’, which operate from the Marine Operations Centre, Passenger Terminal, Oliver Rogers Road, Outer Harbor will now be known as ‘Adelaide VTS’.  This service comes into effect immediately.

Adelaide VTS also maintains 24 hour radio coverage for vessels calling at the following ports: Port Giles, Klein Point, Ardrossan, Wallaroo, Port Pirie, Port Bonython, Whyalla, Port Lincoln and Thevenard.  The call sign for these ports will be known as ‘Adelaide VTS’.

Publications affected:         Australian Pilot Volume 1 (6th Edition 2020) pages 392 - 395

Admiralty List of Radio Signals Volume 6 (1st Edition 2020) pages 6, 7, 8, 62, 76, 77, 81, 82, 95, 100, 101 and 105.

GORDON PANTON

Manager Marine Safety and Compliance

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

15 December 2020

DIT 2017/02277/01

FP 2012/0105

www.dpti.sa.gov.au