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Flaring at Darwin LNG - Wickham Point

Monday, 28 July 2014
Darwin LNG advises that flaring will occur between Monday 28 July 2014 and Tuesday 29 July 2014 at Darwin LNG as part of operations of the Wickham Point facility in Darwin, Northern Territory. The marine flare located at the Darwin LNG Jetty will be flaring ‘boil-off’ from the Darwin LNG tank as part of planned maintenance to the plant. Boil-off is LNG that is evaporating slowly in the LNG tank as it warms up. Depending on the level of flaring, this may be visible in the evening as a flame at the end of the Darwin LNG jetty. This flaring activity is covered b » Read more

DPC takes out a Silver Medal for its 2012-13 Annual Report

Friday, 20 June 2014
Last night the Darwin Port Corporation was awarded a Silver Medal for its 2012-13 Annual Report, in the public sector category.  In a gala affair held in Sydney, attended by around 500 private, public and government organizations, special awards, bronze, silver and gold were awarded, along with Annual Report of the year. » Read more

Revised Pilotage Operating Criteria

Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Dredging of Middle Pass Channel, adjacent to Charles Point Patches, has been completed and DPC has been able to achieve the targeted depth of 14.0 metres LAT.  This is a pleasing result and allows greater flexibility for ship transits of this channel.  Click here for more information.  » Read more

Darwin at the centre of Northern Development

Sunday, 15 June 2014
A busy East Arm Wharf played host this morning to Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss and Chief Minister Adam Giles. Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss says the Northern Territory is well-placed to drive the development of Northern Australia. Northern » Read more

Flare Demonstration 24 June 2014

Thursday, 12 June 2014
Please be informed that a Flare Demonstration will be held at East Point Reserve on Tuesday 24th June 2014 between 8:30am-10:00am.  Click here for further information. » Read more

Conoco Phillips Australia - Oversized Equipment Move - Traffic Disruption - 15 June 2014

Tuesday, 10 June 2014
On Sunday 15th June 2014 the operator of the Darwin LNG facility, ConocoPhillips, is moving a large new piece of equipment by road from the Port of Darwin to the plant on Wickham Point Road. ConocoPhillips is committed to the highest standards of safety, which includes public safety during this move. To find out more about this, check out the fact sheet. » Read more

Our Annual Report is THE BEST!

Tuesday, 08 April 2014
Last night in front of a crowd of public sector peers, the Darwin Port Corporation's Annual Report was named the Best Report for the 2012-13 Edition and also received the 'Best Overall Presentation and Readability'.  The Award was presented by the Institute of Public Administration Australia and sponsored by Deloitte, NT Public Accounts Committee, CPA Australia, Charles Darwin University and the NT Auditor-General. The awards received are a credit to the Corporate Services Team, in particular project manager, Natalie Toms and our expert writer, Claire Bell, who wor » Read more

Official Sponsor of Northern Territory Thunder

Thursday, 06 March 2014
Darwin Port Corporation is proud Northern Territory Thunder corporate sponsor for 2014 and 2015, officially signing in February.  “Our alliance with Thunder as a corporate sponsor is part of the Corporation’s commitment to investing in and supporting the local community.” “We look forward to our new association and being a part of the strong partnerships already forged by assisting Thunder to achieve their NTFC Core Objectives as » Read more

Prime Minister Visits Darwin Port Corporation

Friday, 28 February 2014
Prime Minister the Hon Tony Abbott MHR, Chief Minister the Hon Adam Giles MLA and Natasha Griggs MP visited the Corporation's new Harbour Control Centre today as part of a press conference about the Release of the Terms of Reference for the Northern Australia White Paper.  The Prime Minister, Chief Minister and Member for Solomon toured the facility with Chief Executive Terry O'Connor » Read more

Port of Darwin welcomes Queen Mary 2 on her second visit to the Territory.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Darwin Port Corporation welcomes the return of one of the world’s largest cruise liners, the Queen Mary 2, who will spend the day alongside Fort Hill Wharf on Thursday 27 February. With around 2500 passengers and 1200 crew, the 345 metre cruise liner, which is as high as a 23 story building and weighing in at a whopping 75,000 tonnes, will pose a remarkable sight Darwin Harbour.  Expected to enter the » Read more