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Port Entry Pass Collection (Unavailable)

Monday, 02 October 2017
Port Entry Pass Collection will be unavailable Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th October 2017.  During this outage you will be able to complete the Induction and use your Training Record and photographic identification to gain entry at Fort Hill and East Arm Wharves. Pass printing will resume at 8.00am Thursday 5th October 2017.We thank you for your cooperation and understanding in this matter.  » Read more

Darwin LNG Celebrates its 600th Cargo

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
“ConocoPhillips recognises that our milestone would only be achievable through the professional services and a healthy relationship with Darwin Port.”Darwin Port offers its sincere congratulations to ConocoPhillips for its 600th LNG export cargo from Darwin. LNG exports from the Wickham Point gas plant commenced twelve and a half years ago and Darwin Port wishes to acknowledge the professionalism and impeccable safety record that ConocoPhillips brings to its Darwin Operation.Darwin Port looks forward to working alongside ConocoPhillips in achieving their next milestone. » Read more

Upcoming changes regarding the Darwin Port Induction System Payment Terms

Thursday, 07 September 2017
In July 2012 Darwin Port Corporation (DPC) introduced the Darwin Port Induction System, this included a new online induction and was incorporated into the annual renewal of the security Port Entry Pass.The online induction was developed to provide a basic understanding of the operations and requirements when entering a Darwin Port (DP) workplace. Since its inception the administration and content has evolved with the changing work environment, and DP has absorbed all costs associated with this process and not raised the fee. » Read more

Semi-Submersible Heavy Lift Ship visiting Darwin Harbour

Monday, 21 August 2017
The semi-submersible heavy lift ship Zhen Hua 33 arrived in Darwin Harbour on Saturday 19 August 2017 carrying the drill rig Noble Tom Prosser. Zhen Hua 33 will take ballast water during Monday night in order to partially submerge to allow the rig to be floated free.Noble Tom Prosser will remain in the Harbour during re-commissioning and is expected to depart for a NW Shelf drilling campaign in late August. The rig was designed to drill to 10,000 metres in water depths up to 121 metres.Planning for the rig discharge in Darwin commenced five months ago. » Read more

Manganese Shipments

Tuesday, 01 August 2017
Revived Bootu Creek manganese mine boosts bulk ore shipments from Darwin PortRead the ABC News article here  » Read more

Unmanned Rafts

Wednesday, 12 July 2017
This week, two unmanned rafts have been located drifting on Darwin Harbour. It appears that they have been abandoned following the Beer Can Regatta held on Darwin Harbour on the weekend. The rafts presented a hazard to other Harbour users. They are also viewed as an environmental issue. » Read more

Flaring Notification for Darwin LNG: 29-30 May 2017

Monday, 29 May 2017
Darwin LNG advises that flaring will occur at Darwin LNG between 29 and 30 May 2017. 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 gassing up and cooling down of an LNG carrier.This activity is covered by provisions within the Darwin LNG Environment Protection Licence (EPL 54-07) » Read more

Local Business Benefits From Darwin Port Work

Thursday, 18 May 2017
The entrance to East Arm Wharf is undergoing a change. Darwin businesses are currently working on the final stages of a structure at the entrance to East Arm Wharf.The steel and concrete structure is designed to enhance the appearance of the entrance.Seven local Darwin businesses, Territory Civil Services, A&B Welding and Fabrication, RACE, Norsign, Hanson Concreting, Advance Civil Engineering and Gabbert Design have been involved in the $600,000 plus construction. » Read more

Cyclone Watch Cancelled

Tuesday, 11 April 2017
BOM cancelled the Cyclone Watch for Darwin in its 2:00PM update. There are no current warnings or watches for the Northern Territory. However, a Severe Weather Warning remains extant and we can expect strong wind gusts and rain for the next 24 hours.Darwin Port has ceased its Stage 1 cyclone status. » Read more

Cyclone Watch

Monday, 10 April 2017
A Cyclone watch was declared for Darwin at 11:00am Monday 10 April. Darwin Port has activated its Cyclone Procedure to Stage 1. Port Users should update themselves from BOM website and act in accordance with directions from the Darwin Port General Manager Operations.  » Read more