Handling dangerous cargoes
Dangerous goods notifications
Notification of the intention to transport or handle all dangerous goods (DG) cargoes, in the Port of Melbourne must be given to Victorian Ports Corporation (Melbourne) (VPCM) 24 hours before the arrival of cargo in the port area.
DG Hub is the VPCM communication portal for advance notification of all dangerous goods cargoes.
DG guidelines plans and forms
Guidelines, plans and forms to help port stakeholders in the handling of dangerous goods are available from the Victorian Ports Corporation (Melbourne) website.
Hazardous port activities
Guidance about hazardous port activities, including the transfer of bulk cargo, hot work and bunker transfer operations within the port is available from the Victorian Ports Corporation (Melbourne) website.