Notices to Mariners

M25-18 Port of Hobart Fireworks Display – Prohibited Area

Notice No.

Mariners are hereby advised that a ‘Prohibited Area’ has been declared in the River Derwent within Sullivans Cove on Saturday, 10 February for a fireworks display which will be conducted from a barge in position:

42°53.076’S / 147° 20.449’E.

A prohibited area has been declared within a 250 metre radius of the barge between the hours of 21:30 to 22:30 hours

No vessel or craft (other than those with authorised officers) shall enter the Prohibited Area.

Regulation 71 of the Marine and Safety (Pilotage and Navigation) Regulations 2017 provides for the declaration of a specified area, including one surrounding a vessel at anchor, to be a prohibited area for other vessels or persons. A police officer may intercept and remove to a place of safety any vessel or person in a prohibited area.