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Monday, 28 November 2011
Two retail shops have become available for lease at Stokes Hill Wharf eatery.  This is a rare opportunity to become part of one of Darwin’s most popular waterfront venues. » Read more

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Friday, 25 November 2011
As part of our recent Customer Survey, you told us that you would like a way of being able to provide general feedback on a range of issues. While customers said they were generally happy with the Corporation’s communications policies, they felt that an opportunity for feedback should be available at all times. And we agree. » Read more

Flare Demonstration Alert

Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Mariners and interested parties are advised that a Flare Demonstration is scheduled to occur at East Point Reserve between 0830 and 1000 Friday 25 November 2011.  Click here for more details. » Read more

Amendment to Compulsory Pilotage Limit - Consultation

Wednesday, 09 November 2011
Following feedback from our stakeholders, the Darwin Port Corporation is considering lowering the limit for compulsory pilotage within the Port of Darwin from 25 to 35 metres length overall (LOA).To find out more about this important potential change, you can read the consultation document and put forward your comments. Some of the considerations we have taken into account include benchmarking Darwin aga » Read more

40th Meeting of the Darwin Port Corporation Advisory Board Welcomes 3 New Members

Wednesday, 09 November 2011
The Corporation’s Advisory Board will meet on 9 November 2011 for the 40th time since its inception on 25 April 2005.  The Advisory Board is a key part of the Corporation’s Governance Framework, providing strategic advice to the Corporation with respect to its activities, employing a strategic agenda with a commercial focus on trade development.This significant milestone in the history of the Advisory Board is bolstered by the appointment of 3 new members, Mr Alan Grummi » Read more

Fort Hill Wharf Auto Gate Trial, 5-6 November 2011

Thursday, 03 November 2011
Please be aware DPC are holding a Trial on the Auto Gate at Fort Hill Wharf this weekend.  The trial will commence at 0600 Saturday and run until 0600 Monday morning. See attached flyer for information about the gate and how to use it. » Read more


Thursday, 03 November 2011
The DPC held its Annual Charity Golf Day on Friday 28 October 2011 at Darwin’s Gardens Park Golf Links. Great fun and good competition was had by all with a record turn out by the Corporation’s clients and stakeholders of around 70 players.The Charity Golf Day raised in excess of $5,000 for the Mission to Seaman! » Read more

2010-11 Darwin Port Corporation Annual Report

Friday, 28 October 2011
The Corporation’s 2010-11 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on 27 October 2011. Our Annual Report is presented in a different look and feel to past years, recognising its importance is a key document.  The Report celebrates some » Read more

Darwin Harbourmaster heads up Disaster Response in New Zealand

Monday, 17 October 2011
Darwin Harbourmaster Ian Niblock is playing a pivotal role in the response to New Zealand's worst marine environmental disaster after being co-opted into the command team under the terms of an MOU between Australian and New Zealand maritime authorities. The 47,000 tonne cargo ship Rena is stuck fast and breaking up, having struck a reef off Tauranga, on New Zealand's East Coast. She was carrying around 1700 tonnes of oil, much of which has been spilled along with dozens of her containers. Captain Niblock joined the command team on day three and is acting as Deputy On-Scene Commander. As part of the command team, Captain Niblock is responsible for the oversight and direction of around 500 responders, both in the Incident Command Center and out in the field, including operational, administrative, wildlife recovery, salvage and community liaison staff. » Read more

Investment in improvements to the Frances Bay Mooring Basin and Fisherman's Wharf

Tuesday, 04 October 2011
The Darwin Port Corporation is investing in the Frances Bay Mooring Basin and Fisherman’s Wharf to improve its facilities for our local commercial fishermen, pearling operators, support vessel operators, private and recreational users and the visiting public. Chief Executive, Terry O’Connor has made it clear that, “It is important that we continue to fo » Read more