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Flare Demonstration 28 June 2013

Tuesday, 25 June 2013
Please be informed that a Flare Demonstration will be held at East Point Reserve on Friday 28 June 2013 at 8:30am-10:00am.  Click here for further information. » Read more

National System for Domestic Commercial Vessel Safety (National System) to commence 1 July 2013

Wednesday, 19 June 2013
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) will become the National Regulator for domestic commercial vessels and administrator of the National System from 1 July this year. The commencement date brings to fruition the decision made by Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Ministers in August 2011 to take a national approach to marine safety regulation. The Navigation Act 2012 will also commence on 1 July 2013. » Read more

Heavy Vehicle Movements - EAW to Blaydin Point

Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Please be advised that movements of heavy vehicles carrying piling materials (large pipes and other steel structures) will soon start as part of the construction of the Ichthys Project onshore LNG facilities. Each heavy vehicle movement will involve two trucks carrying long, oversized loads travelling from East Arm Port to Blaydin Point. » Read more

Planned Flaring Activity 11 – 14 June - Darwin LNG Wickham Point

Tuesday, 11 June 2013
Darwin LNG will conduct planned flaring activity between 12 and 14 June 2013 at its Wickham Point facility in Darwin, Northern Territory. Darwin LNG will be receiving anLNG carrier which requires cool down in order to receive LNG for loading. In the industry this is referred to as a ‘hot ship.’ Please be advised that this operation requires additional flaring activity to maintain a safe operating environment. » Read more

Annual Report Awards

Friday, 07 June 2013
Last night at the historic Melbourne Town Hall, the Darwin Port Corporation  was awarded a Silver Medal for its 2011-12 Annual Report in the public sector category.  In a gala affair 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

McArthur River Mine Gets Expansion Approval

Tuesday, 04 June 2013
Minister for Mines and Energy, Willem Westra van Holthe,has announced that the Mining Management Plan for theMcArthur River Mine (MRM) Phase 3 Development Project has been approved. Speaking today at the Katherine Regional Mining and Exploration Forum, Mr Westra van Holthesaid the project was going to be worth $369 million and see an increase of 300 jobs at themine site. “This is fantastic news for the Territory economy and Ter » Read more

Step to Securing the Territory's Future Gas Supply

Tuesday, 28 May 2013
The Commonwealth Government and Northern Territory Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which takes an important step towards ensuring the Northern Territory’s gas supply is secured for the future. “This MOU is an important means to help promote the Northern Territory’s future economic prosperity » Read more

Flare Demonstration Alert

Thursday, 23 May 2013
Mariners and interested parties are advised that a Flare Demonstration is scheduled to occur at East Point Reserve between 0830 and 1000 Thursday 30 May 2013.  Click here for more details. » Read more

NTG 2013 Budget Media Releases

Tuesday, 14 May 2013
David Tollner – RESPONSIBLE BUDGET TO CLEAN UP LABOR’S MESSThe 2013 Budget is a responsible budget that builds a future for all Territorians. (read more) Adam Giles – DEVELOPING THE GATEWAY TO ASIAThe Country Liberals Government has embraced the Top End as a destination for major industry through support of the Marine Supply Base in Budget 2013. » Read more

Beefing Up Our Live Cattle Trade

Friday, 10 May 2013
Last month was the busiest for cattle exports than any other in the last 4 years across East Arm Wharf.  The total export for the month of April exceeded 52,000 head.  Today the Country Liberals Government has reconfirmed its commitment to the Northern Territory’s cattle industry. The Government has invested $300,000 to create the Live » Read more