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Darwin Harbour Cyclone Moorings - Darwin Port Corporation calls for Expressions of Interest

Friday, 20 May 2011
On 19 May, the Darwin Port Corporation called for Expressions of Interest for interested parties for cyclone moorings within Darwin Harbour.  Responses are due to the Corporation's General Manager Commercial, Peter Hopton by Thursday 14 June 2011.  Enquiries can be directed to (08) 8922 0688 or peter.hopton@nt.gov.au. Media enquiries can be directed to Melissa Reiter on 0401 117076. More information can be obtained via the following attachment. » Read more

FAQ Spill Incident and Overland Conveyor

Friday, 06 May 2011
The attached FAQ has been developed to answer questions in relation to the spill incident at East Arm Wharf and address questions in regards the overland conveyor project. » Read more

FAQ on Court Proceedings

Friday, 06 May 2011
The attached FAQ has been developed to answer questions in relation to the appearance by the Darwin Port Corporation in response to a charge under the Waste Management and Pollution Control Act.   » Read more

Flare Demonstration Alert

Thursday, 05 May 2011
Thursday 26th May 2011 Mariners and interested parties are advised that a Flare Demonstration is scheduled to occur between 0830 and 1030 Thursday 26th May 2011. » Read more

Marine Supply Base Budget Boost

Thursday, 28 April 2011
As part of Budget 2011-12, the Territory Government has allocated $5 million to the Marine Supply Base (MSB) project to ensure it is delivered on time and with maximum benefit to the Territory.  Click here to read more. » Read more

Radiation risk to Ports, Ships and Cargo - ARPANSA Advice

Monday, 04 April 2011
Following the damage to the Fukushima nuclear power station, some concerns have been expressed if there was any potential risk from the leaking radiation to people handling cargo or ships from Fukushima region. AQIS and Customs have provided the following advice to Ports Australia: “The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) continues to closely monitor and assess the situation in Japan, including the potential exposure to radiation of people and goods travelling from Japan to Australia. » Read more

East Arm Wharf – Environmental Impact Statement

Friday, 11 March 2011
The expansion of East Arm Wharf is required to handle this growing pressure and meet the future needs of the Northern Territory economy. The proposal will deliver the infrastructure necessary to manage increasing freight numbers – including expanded storage, berth and rail facilities. The project will also see the development of a specific marine supply base to service the growing offshore oil and gas industries. To read more about this important project, click here: » Read more

Flare Demonstration Alert

Thursday, 10 March 2011
Mariners and interested parties are advised that a Flare Demonstration is scheduled to occur between 0830 and 1030 Friday 25 March 2011. The flare will be visible off East Point Reserve and from certain aspects within Darwin Harbour.The demonstration will be carried out by Seafood and Maritime Industries Training (SMIT). Further information is available from Marine Branch (of the Department of Lands and Planning) or SMIT. » Read more

Stokes Hill Wharf Upgrade

Wednesday, 09 March 2011
Today the Chief Minister announced the sucessful contractor for the refirbishment of the under-deck infrastructure of Stokes Hill Wharf. Upgrades to Darwin’s popular Stokes Hill Wharf are set to begin this month. Chief Minister Paul Henderson said the upgrade will rejuvenate the much loved precinct and ensure its serviceability as a marine structure for the next 50 years. “Fishing, dining out and watching the sunset at Stokes Hill Wharf are popular activities among locals and tourists and this Government wants to preserve this important landmark for future generations,” Mr Henderson said. To read the Chief Minister’s press release, click here.    » Read more

Implementation of the Engineering and Landside Operations Review

Friday, 25 February 2011
The Minister for Transport, the Hon Gerry McCarthy has put his support behind the implementation of all 17 of the recommendations of the Review of Engineering and Landside Operations.  To read the Minister’s media release, click here. » Read more