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Cruise Ship Ovation of the Seas

Friday, 24 February 2017
The 4th largest cruise ship 'Ovation of the Seas' will arrive in Darwin on Tuesday 28 February. Please click here to view security zones and best vantage points for viewing. » Read more

Shipping Notices and NOA System Outage

Thursday, 09 February 2017
The Darwin Port NOA System and Shipping Notices Web portal ( will be unavailable due to system patching and maintenance onFriday 10th February 2017 between 16:00 – 18:00. » Read more

Delirra's a Winner

Tuesday, 31 January 2017
The Darwin Port’s newest pilot boat, Delirra, has been named ‘Best Small Pilot Boat’ in the prestigious Ausmarine ‘The Best of 2016 Awards’ Six pilot boats were reviewed against criteria for innova » Read more

Maiden Australian Port Call for Seabourn Encore 22nd January 2017

Friday, 20 January 2017
Maiden Australian Port Call for Cruise Ship "Seabourn Encore" Sunday 22nd January 2017Seabourn Encore will make its Maiden Australian Port call in Darwin on Sunday 22nd January 2017.The ship will arrive at 0800 at Fort Hill Wharf and will depart at 1800 the same day.The Seabourn Encore has 544 passengers and 437 crew. » Read more

MV Europa to visit Darwin

Friday, 06 January 2017
The cruise vessel MV Europa has advised it will now visit Darwin on Wednesday 11 January 2017. The ship has amended its schedule to include Darwin and will arrive at 12 midday and depart at 6.30PM the same day. The vessel has around 480 passengers and 280 crew. » Read more

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Darwin Port Administration and Port Pass Collection Christmas and New Year Hours

Wednesday, 14 December 2016
CHRISTMAS 2016 & NEW YEAR 2017 HOURS » Read more

Direction to the Owner of Dongara K

Tuesday, 22 November 2016
This is a DIRECTION to the owner of the vessel "Dongara K" which has been moved to Fort Hill Wharf on a temporary basis. This vessel must be moved before 25 November 2016.Please contact the Port Management Officer urgently on 0419 840 041 or (08) 8919 0850. » Read more

Cyclone Plan 2016-17

Friday, 21 October 2016
Darwin Port has now published its 2016-17 Cyclone Plan in preparation for the commencement of the official cyclone season on 1 November.  As the Darwin Port Cyclone Plan forms part of the Port Safety Plan, it is important that stakeholders ensure that their preparation activities recognise the Darwin Port Cyclone Plan requirements.  Critical stakeholders are asked to review their identification in the plan, along with their roles and responsibilities.   Darwin Port publishes information for vessel operators in the NT » Read more

Flaring Notification for Darwin LNG: 8-10 October 2016

Friday, 07 October 2016
Darwin LNG advises that flaring will occur at Darwin LNG between 8-10 October, currently expected to commence 0400 hrs, 09 Oct and complete 1300hrs, 10 October 2016. Exact times may vary due to operational requirements. This is part of routine operations at the Wickham Point facility in Darwin, Northern Territory. This is a planned operation, as part of common business practice associated with the cooling down of an LNG carrier. This activity is covered by provisions within the Darwin LNG Environment Protection Licence (EPL 54-06)  » Read more