The Port of Hastings is a security regulated port, as set out in the Maritime Transport Security Act 2003 and its associated regulations.
Operators or other stakeholders in the Port of Hastings, as well as operators of Australian or foreign registered ships who are unsure of their obligations under the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act (2003), should seek advice from Aviation and Maritime Security at the Department of Home Affairs..
Port security officer
A Port security officer has been appointed to the port of Hastings. Additional detail on port security is available through the Port of Hastings Development Authority (PoHDA) website. The port security officer can be contacted at:
- Address – 1D Stony Point Rd, Crib Point
- Mailing Address – PO Box 249, Crib Point, Victoria 3919
- Telephone +61 3 5979 5500
In accordance with the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 and its associated regulations, a number of land-side, water-side and ship restricted zones exist within the Port of Hastings. The location of these zones can change in accordance with the security level.
Unauthorised access to land-side, water-side and ship restricted zones is an offence under the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 and severe penalties apply.
Waterside restricted zones are 100 metres from Long Island Point and Crib Point jetties and indicated by specially marked piles and signage.
For further information concerning restricted waters in Western Port please contact the Port Security Officer at PoHDA on + 61 3 5979 5500