Swan and Canning Rivers notices

View navigational warnings, event notices and Temporary Notices To Mariners for the Swan and Canning Rivers.

 Advice:  Bridge Repairs and Replacement decking, Trafalgar Bridge, East Perth, Claisebrook Cove

Mariners are advised that works including replacement decking is taking place on the Trafalgar Bridge in the vicinity of East Perth, Claisebrook Cove on the 16 May 2022 for a period of 4 weeks. Works are taking place Mon to Fri between 0700hrs and 1700hrs.

There will be a tarp underneath the bridge reducing the clearance by no more than 500mm.

Mariners are to proceed with caution whilst navigating through the area.

All coordinates are in GDA94
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 57.1180'S  115: 52.8142'E
Start date: 16/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
End date: 13/06/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 3/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 1298

 Event:  5 Knots, Ski area closed, Canning River

Mariners are hereby advised that the Canning River water ski area will be closed to water skiing activities as rowers will be competing in DoT approved aquatic events on the following dates, times, and locations:

• Sunday 15 May 2022 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM between Deep Water Point and Canning Bridge
• Sunday 29 May 2022 from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM between Salter Point and Canning Bridge
• Sunday 29 May 2022 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM between Canning Bridge and Mount Henry Bridge

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and adhere to the 5-knot speed limit when transiting the area during the above times.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -32: 0.814'S  115: 51.224'E
Start date: 15/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
End date: 29/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 2/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 1295

 Event:  Aquatic Event Notification, Vessels operating at high speed, Swan River

Mariners are hereby advised that between the hours of 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Sunday 22nd May 2022, approximately 30 racing power vessels competing in the approved 2022 “Mario Ambrosino Race” event will be operating at high speeds within the following area:-

Swan River
Commencing from the Burswood WA Powered Water Sports Area, downstream through Perth Waters to Point Resolution, Melville Waters and return to Burswood. This includes operating at high speed under the southern arch of the Causeway Bridge and under the Narrows Bridge.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting in these areas while the event is taking place.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 58.135'S  115: 52.938'E
Start date: 22/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
End date: 22/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 29/04/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 1291

 Advice:  Refuse Collection Device (RCD) - Claisebrook Cove East Perth

Mariners are advised that a Refuse Collection Device (RCD) has been deployed on 28 March 2022 in the western corner of Claisebrook Cove, East Perth (Plain St end).

The RCD is unlit and consists of five collection ‘arms’, (each made of high-density polyethylene with a yellow tab on the end) attached to a central pole, with a radius of approximately 3 metres. This central pole is tied by two ropes (one at the top and one to the bottom) to a point under the adjacent pedestrian bridge to the west.

The RCD will be trialled until March 2023

No vessel is to interfere with the above RCD at any time.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the above RCD at all times.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 57.133'S  115: 52.677'E
Start date: 28/03/2022 12:00:00 AM
End date: 28/03/2023 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 26/04/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 1271

 Advice:  Bridge Inspection Works – Causeway Bridges – ‘High Achiever’

Mariners are advised that bridge inspection works are scheduled to be conducted on the Causeway Bridge from Monday 2 May 2022 to Monday 23 May 2022 inclusive.

The works will take place during daylight hours and will be conducted from a self-propelled multi-purpose barge ‘High Achiever’ (12m x 5.5m) equipped with an Elevated Work Platform.

‘High Achiever’ will be positioned along numerous spans of both bridges during inspection
When working in the navigation span, barge will moor one side of the navigation span to allow access to the bridge structure.

Vessel traffic access to the navigation span of the bridge will be maintained, however, there may be a partial obstruction during some stages of the works.

Vessel traffic through the navigation span will be managed by communication to passing river traffic from the barge. Listening watch will be channel 16 for initial communications and then channel 9 for directions and communication between barge and passing vessel traffic.

‘High Achiever’ will exhibit shapes and lights in accordance with the Prevention of Collisions at Sea Regulations 1983 at all times.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution, keep clear of the above operations and pass at a slow speed to minimize wake.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 57.850'S  115: 52.911'E
Start date: 2/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
End date: 23/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 22/04/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 1253

 Warning:  Submerged Car Body, Adjacent to Caversham Avenue, Swan River

Mariners are advised that a submerged car has been identified in the upper reaches of the Swan River, adjacent to Caversham Avenue Near Caversham House.

The Vehicle is positioned in the centre of the river with approximately 1.9m of clearance between the top of the car and the water surface at Lowest Astronomical Tide.

Mariners are advised to exercise caution when transiting this area
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 52.7353'S  115:59.4803'E
Start date: 30/03/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 30/03/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 920

 Advice:  Boat Shed extension - Peppermint Grove

Mariners are advised a boat shed extension will be commencing near The Esplanade, Peppermint Grove on 19 November 2021 and approximately finishing on the 19 August 2022. There will be a piling barge onsite for the duration of the piling works.

Work times will be Monday - Friday from 6am - 6pm.

•Operators will monitor Marine VHF Chanel 16 during the operating hours.
•The barge will display shapes and lights in accordance with the Prevention of Collisions at Sea Regulations 1983 at all times.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 59.794'S  115: 46.332'E
Start date: 19/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
End date: 19/08/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 18/11/2021 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 2021-409

 Warning:  Submerged hazard, Coode Street Boat Ramp - Swan River South Perth

A submerged hazard has been reported close to the shore, approx. 30m west of the Coode Street Boat Ramp.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31 58.4718'S  115: 51.8293'E
Start date: 3/05/2021 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 3/05/2021 12:00:00 AM

 Advice:  Pile remediation works, Guilford Road Bridge, Swan River Bassendean

Mariners are advised that pile remediation works at the Guildford Road Bridge, Swan River Bassendean are scheduled to commence on Monday 10 May 2021 and are expected to be completed by Friday 27 May 2022

The works will take place Monday to Friday during daylight hours and will be conducted from a works barge.

Vessel traffic access to the navigational span of the bridge will be maintained, however, there may be a partial obstruction during some stages of the works.

Operators will monitor Marine VHF Channel 16 during operating hours.

Diving operations will also take place as part of these works. The international code flag ‘A’ will be displayed whilst diving operations are underway.

The works barge will remain on location outside of operating hours and will exhibit shapes and lights in accordance with the Prevention of Collisions at Sea Regulations 1983 at all times.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and keep well clear of the above operations when transiting the area.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 54.0171'S  115: 57.6702'E
Start date: 10/05/2021 12:00:00 AM
End date: 27/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 29/04/2021 12:00:00 AM

 Advice:  Guilford Road Bridge - navigate with caution

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting under the Guildford Road Bridge, reduce wake, keep a proper lookout and not secure to any part of the bridge at any time.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 54.015'S  115: 57.670'E
Start date: 11/02/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 11/02/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 409

 Advice:  Sea plane operations, Perth Water

Perth Water, Swan River
Mariners are advised of daylight sea plane operations, including landing and take-off activities, in Perth Water.

The landing and take-off areas (depending on wind conditions) are south of Riverside Drive channel and east of the Mends Street channel.

Chart reference: DoT Chart WA - 898 'Swan and Canning River'.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the above area and be aware of sea plane activity in this location.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 58.0204'S  115: 51.7759'E
Start date: 23/09/2015 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 23/09/2015 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 138

 Advice:  Construction works Redcliffe Bridge (Tonkin Hwy), Swan River

Mariners are advised that construction works to build an additional bridge on the downstream side of Redcliffe Bridge (Tonkin Hwy) have commenced and are anticipated to be completed by 30 June 2022.

These works include construction of temporary cofferdams on both the northern and southern side of the Swan River to enable all bridge construction to be completed from the land. The cofferdams are currently in place and marked with lit yellow special markers approximately 1.3 m in height.

Works will take place Monday to Saturday during daylight hours. Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and reduce wash when passing works area.

For further information on these works visit the Main Roads link below.

Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 55.8103'S  115: 56.2219'E
Start date: 18/01/2021 12:00:00 AM
End date: 30/06/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 6/01/2021 12:00:00 AM

 Advice:  Southern span navigation, Fremantle traffic bridge

Swan River, Fremantle traffic bridge
Mariners are advised that large vessels may at times navigate downstream through the southern span of the Fremantle Traffic Bridge against the flow of traffic. This may occur whilst access through the Central and Northern navigable spans are restricted due to tidal influences or closures due to ongoing works.

Mariners are advised to keep a safe speed and lookout, and navigate with caution when transiting upstream through the southern span of the Fremantle Traffic Bridge.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -32: 2.5013'S  115: 45.2459'E
Start date: 22/08/2014 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 22/08/2014 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 157

 Advice:  Compulsory pilotage requirements, Port of Perth

Port of Perth
Vessel masters are reminded that all vessels wishing to transit or operate within the port limit which either:

Have a LOA of 35 meters or greater; or
Are engaged in towing operations where the total length of the tow (measured from the bow of the towing vessel to the stern of the towed vessel) is 35 metres or greater.
Are required to engage the services of a suitably licensed marine pilot or the vessel Master must be the holder of a current Port of Perth Pilot Exemption Certificate.

Vessels, vessel Masters or operators of vessels affected by this requirement are invited to approach the Department of Transport Harbour Masters office at port.ops@transport.wa.gov.au to apply for a Pilot Exemption Certificate to be issued.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -32: 2.5013'S  115: 45.2459'E
Start date: 2/02/2018 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 8/02/2018 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 20

 Advice:  Diving works – Barrack Street Jetty 4

Mariners are advised that dive works at Barrack Street Jetty 4 are scheduled to commence on Monday 17 January 2022 and are expected to be completed by Tuesday 31 May 2022.

The works will take place Monday to Friday during daylight hours (0630am – 5pm) and Saturdays (0630am – 1200pm) and will be conducted from a works boat.

The works will be conducted in a staged approach. Vessel traffic access to Jetty 4 will be maintained at all times, however, there will be a partial obstruction during the works. The works area will be delineated with yellow buoys, approximately 600 mm in height and equipped with yellow flashing lights.

Operators will monitor Marine VHF Channel 16 during operating hours.

The international code flag ‘A’ will be displayed whilst diving operations are underway.

All vessel taking part in these works will exhibit shapes and lights in accordance with the Prevention of Collisions at Sea Regulations 1983 at all times.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution, to reduce wash and keep well clear of the above operations when transiting the area.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -31: 57.629'S  115: 51.490'E
Start date: 17/01/2022 12:00:00 AM
End date: 31/05/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 14/01/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 2022-08

 Advice:  Remedial Bridge Works – Fremantle Rail Bridge

Mariners are advised that remedial works at the Fremantle Rail Bridge are scheduled to take place from Saturday 5 February 2022 to 30 June 2022 during the hours of 7am to 4pm Monday to Saturday.

These works will be primarily conducted from the top of the bridge structure and a work boat. Scaffolding will be used in stages as required and will be lit by yellow flashing lights. Access to the navigable span will be maintained at all times.

Operators will monitor Marine VHF Channel 16 during operating hours.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area.
Chart reference: WA898 - Swan and Canning Rivers
Location: -32: 2.477'S  115: 45.227'E
Start date: 5/02/2022 12:00:00 AM
End date: 30/06/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 1/02/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 254
Page last updated: Tue Feb 15 2022 11:45:26 AM