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Radio channels

Marine radio is potentially a life line for vessels in an emergency. Avoid unnecessary communications on marine radio. Be aware of the following Marine Radio channels and frequencies when operating a motorised vessel in Port Phillip:

  • Recreational Vessels VHF Channel 72, 73 and 77
  • 27MHz Channel 96
  • Port Operations VHF Channel 12
  • Emergency Calls and calling VHF Channel 16 and 67
  • 27MHz Channel 86 and 88.

In an emergency call 000 from a phone if unable to use the radio channels.