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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

Port Development Strategy 2014-2019

Monday, 24 February 2014
I am pleased to present the Port Development Strategy 2014 – 2019. » Read more

The 72nd Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin

Wednesday, 19 February 2014
Darwin Port Corporation pays tribute to all waterside workers and seafarers who lost their lives at Stokes Hill Wharf (then known as Town Wharf) on 19 February 1942.  At 9:58 am, sirens at Darwin’s wharves will sound to commemorate the Bombing of Darwin. In Darwin on the morning of the 19th February 1942, the harbour was busy with around 45 vessels at various moorings including Stokes Hill Wharf, then known as Town Wharf. » Read more

Flare Demonstration - 28 February 2014

Wednesday, 12 February 2014
Please be informed that a Flare Demonstration will be held at East Point Reserve on Friday 28th February 2014 between 8:30am-10:00am.  Click here for further information. » Read more

Cyclone Watch - Notice to Masters, Owners or Agents of Port of Darwin Vessels

Monday, 13 January 2014
NOTICE TO MASTERs, OWNERs or AGENTs Take note that a Tropical Cyclone Watch is in force for Darwin Harbour ( Darwin Harbour is to assume Tropical Cyclone Response Stage 1 (-) 1. Ships are to assume not more than 4 hours notice for sea 2. Small boat owners – review your plans– be prepared to take cyclone shelter 3. Vessels in Locks – check your mooring arrangements and double-up 4. Project – review cyclone preparedness procedures 5. Maintain a continuous radio watch on VHF Channel 16 6. Maintain a continuous radio watch on VHF Channel » Read more

End of an Era - East Arm Wharf Container Crane to be Decommissioned

Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Following the major mechanical failure of the East Arm Wharf Container Crane on 14 October 2013, the Darwin Port Corporation reached a decision to decommission the crane following extensive engineering assessment.     The repair works on the damage sustained, which would not guarantee any longevity in the crane’s capability, were considered to be uneconomic, coming in at around $3 Million. » Read more

Customer Xmas Party - Supporting a Worthy Cause

Monday, 16 December 2013
Each year the Darwin Port Corporation supports the Seamen’s Mission Charity through funds raised at its Corporate Golf Day and through savings in postage by sending electronic Xmas Cards.  This year, in front of a gathering of the Corporation’s customers, CEO Terry O’Connor presented a cheque for $9,254 to Chowdhury Sadaruddin of the Port Welfare Committee for monies raised across 2013 – “this is an important cause and one that the Port is proud to support.  In what has been a sucessful year, we are pleased to be able to make the largest donantion to the Port Welfare » Read more

AAco - Livingstone Valley Beef Processing Facility - Community Update

Friday, 13 December 2013
Attached is a Community Update on what is happening at the Beef Processing Facility currently under construction in Livingstone by AACo. » Read more