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New Port Tariffs – February 2015

Tuesday, 09 December 2014
The Northern Territory Government has recently completed a review of the Darwin Port Corporation’s financial performance.  The review found that based on current pricing structure, the Corporation is substantially under recovering its operating costs and does not generate an acceptable return on assets. Over recent years the Corporation and Government have made significant investment into the expansion of port facilities to better service the shipping industry in Darwin.  This is evident in the construction of the Marine Supply Base, the dredging of the Charles Point Patch » Read more

2013-14 Darwin Port Corporation Annual Report

Thursday, 27 November 2014
The Corporation’s Annual Report 2013-14 was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday 27 November 2014.  In his speech to the Assembly about the report, Chief Minister Adam Giles noted that the Darwin Port Corporation Annual Report 2013-14: “2013-14 has been a year of significant milestone achievements, record profits, new and efficient business models, large successful capital projects delivering efficiencies and costs savings for customers. » Read more

Darwin Harbour Clean-Up Recognised

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Darwin Port Corporation has been a proud partner and participant in the annual Darwin Harbour Clean up for some 5 or so years.  Last night, that collaborative relationship and sucess was recognised at the Territory Natural Resource Management Awards. Lyn Lambeth of the Northern Territory Seafood Council said "Darwin Harbour Clean-Up Partners had a very unexpected but fantastic win in the Best Collaboration category at the Territory Natural Resource Management Awards last night. » Read more

Chief Ministers Awards for Excellence In The Public Sector 2014

Monday, 17 November 2014
Darwin Port Corporation took out the runner up award in the ‘Delivering a Balanced Environment’ category for its assistance in the coordination of Exercise Northerly with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. Left to right:  Kylie Post, Angela Arnison, Melissa Reiter, Terry O’Connor,Ian Niblock, Toby Stone, Diane Hussey and David Imhoff   Exercise Northerly, was a full simulation exercise (without field deployment » Read more

NSW and NT sign gas pipeline MOU

Friday, 07 November 2014
NSW Premier Mike Baird and NT Chief Minister Adam Giles today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work closely on the development of a pipeline connecting the Northern and Eastern Gas Markets.  For more information, read the attached joint press release. » Read more

Building Our Territory

Monday, 20 October 2014
The Northern Territory Government is beginning a mature conversation about the future of both the Territory Insurance Office and the Darwin Port. Government wants to deliver the best value for taxpayers’ money and ensure infrastructure meets the future needs of a growing Northern Australia. For more information or to contribute to this important conversation, go to: » Read more

Port User Group

Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Today port users came together for the 6 monthly Port User Group meeting at the Administration Building. » Read more

Happy 175th Birthday Port of Darwin

Tuesday, 09 September 2014
Today marks the 175th Anniversary of the discovery of the Port of Darwin and it was widely celebrated by the Darwin Port Corporation staff, stakeholders and dignitaries, the Hon Adam Giles MLA, Chief Minister; her Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor, Katrina Fong Lim, Ms Bilawara Lee, Larrakia Elder and Terry O'Connor, Port Corporation Chief Executive. The people of Darwin regard the Port of Darwin as their backyard.  Darwin is a port city.  The Port is the commercial centre of international trade.  It has » Read more

Curtains close on the East Arm Wharf Container Crane

Tuesday, 05 August 2014
Darwin’s oldest Port icon, the East Arm Wharf Container Crane, is currently being dismantled following a 40+ year service to both East Arm and Fort Hill Wharves.  » Read more

Darwin Port Corporation workers sign new EBA

Monday, 28 July 2014
Darwin Port Corporation (DPC) workers are the latest Northern Territory Government employees to sign onto a fair and reasonable wage agreement. Under the endorsed enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA), workers will receive a three per cent pay increase each year over the four year lifetime of the offer. DPC workers will receive their first salary increase dated from 1 July 2014, when the former agreement expired. Minister for Public Employment John Elferink said this is positive news for DPC workers who can now look forward to pay and condition certainty for the next » Read more