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Safety Alert: Important Information Regarding Halvorsen 40, 42, and 44 Vessels

Ensuring the safety of every boater is our top priority, and we want you to be aware of a recent Coronial Investigation into an incident involving second-hand Halvorsen cabin cruisers (40, 42, and 44 vessels) off the New South Wales coast in early 2020.

Posted 28 March 2024 in Maritime

Boaters urged to remember essential safety equipment

Failing to carry a fire extinguisher, not having a torch, and not wearing a lifejacket were some of the safety concerns seen by Safe Transport Victoria safety inspectors during a recent operation at Lake Eildon.

Posted 20 March 2024 in Maritime

Taking the safety message directly to jet skiers

Safe Transport Victoria is running a trio of beach-side events to engage directly with jet skiers, offering entertainment, free food and merchandise giveaways to reinforce important safety messages.

Posted 5 February 2024 in Maritime

Boaters urged to remember their lifejackets

Boaters are being urged to prioritise their own safety after a joint compliance operation over the New Year long weekend found that nearly one out of five vessels had occupants not wearing lifejackets.

Posted 11 January 2024 in Maritime

Cool your Jets for safer jet skiing this summer

Safe Transport Victoria’s summer behaviour change program, “Cool your jets ”, reminds jet ski riders they must slow down to 5 knots when within 200 metres of other vessels, swimmers, or the shoreline.

Posted 4 January 2024 in Maritime

Identifying boaters most at risk

Posted 27 December 2017 in Maritime