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DPC Newsletter

Tuesday, 23 August 2011
We have just released our latest Newsletter.  To read what’s been happening in the Port of Darwin community, click here. » Read more

Terry O'Connor appointed as DPC Chief Executive

Tuesday, 16 August 2011
On Friday, 12 August, Terry O’Connor was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer, after serving temporarily in the role for the past 4 months. This decision has been welcomed by Corporation staff, stakeholders and Government and will allow the Corporation to progress some significant strategic initiatives. On accepting his appointment, Terry thanked both staff and port stakeholders f » Read more

East Arm Wharf Expansion - Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Tuesday, 28 June 2011
The Northern Territory Government is proposing to expand the East Arm Wharf.  Expansion of the wharf is necessary to meet Darwin’s needs into the future, particularly the increasing demand in bulk mineral export volumes and the increasing business generated by the oil and gas industry. A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been developed in accordance with the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and the Northern Territory Environmental Assessment Act (1982) and is available at: &nb » Read more

Stakeholder Participation in Safety Inspections

Monday, 23 May 2011
Darwin Port Corporation seeks participation from Stakeholders' safety representatives in a new program of safety inspection “walk-arounds”. The walk-around inspections will be conducted on a fortnightly basis (for each site) and are designed to improve the safety interface between the Corporation and stakeholders in areas where shared health and safety issues have been identified.  The walk-arounds will be conducted by the Corporation’s OHS Manager or Corporate Services Manager. » Read more

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