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New Ferry Trial for Tiwi Residents

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Tiwi residents will soon be able travel to and from Darwin by ferry with a new extended trial service starting next month.

Chief Minister Adam Giles has welcomed new operators, SeaLink NT, who will provide a premium level of service for Tiwi residents.

"SeaLink NT is the new local NT branch of the SeaLink Travel Group, which operates tourism and ferry services in three Australian states with more than 20 vessels and 600 staff,” Mr Giles said.

To read the Chief Minister’s media release, » Read more

Symphony on the Sea - Stokes Hill Wharf

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Join the Darwin Symphony Orchestra Saturday 7 September 2013 for "Symphony on the Sea: Our Community Says Thank You"
in honour of the Territory's Defence community. 

The Darwin Port Corporation is a proud sponsor of this truely unique event.

It's going to be a night of "water-themed" music and the Darwin Symphony Orchestra will play a selection of classical and popular pieces including Handel's Water Music, Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and Pirates of the Caribbean.<

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New Top End Abbatoir

Thursday, 22 August 2013

The Northern Territory Government has welcomed news that the Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) Board has given final approval for its $91 million Darwin Abattoir Project.

To read the Minister for Primary Industry and Fisheries' Press Release, click the link below.

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Framing the Future

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

The Northern Territory Government is developing a blueprint called Framing the Future that will support the Northern Territory Government’s vision for the next three years.

Framing the Future will guide Government decision-making and will be a tool for Ministers and government agencies to ensure work is focused on what is important to Territorians.

It will also help Government maximise the new and evolving opportunities within the Territory, Northern Australia and with our Asian neighbours.

Framing the Future's four strategic goals are: A Prosper

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Darwin LNG Jetty Maintenance Program

Monday, 29 July 2013

This notice of consultation is to inform relevant organisations about the commencement of a maintenance program at the Darwin LNG loading jetty at Wickham Point in July, 2013.

ConocoPhillips Pipeline Australia Pty Ltd (conocophillips), operator of the Darwin LNG facility, will manage a program of remedial works to ensure the ongoing integrity of the jetty pylons.

The jetty remedial works program is anticipated to take approximately 24 months.

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ICHTHYS PROJECT UPDATE: Marine construction reminder

Sunday, 14 July 2013

Work on the Ichthys Project module offloading facility (MOF) and jetty continues at Blaydin Point in Darwin Harbour.

Large marine vessels have started arriving and a marine piling test is scheduled to start this weekend.

For people in recreational vessels:

Please remember to observe the Marine Safety Zone and stay 250m away from construction vessels and barges.

For divers and snorkelers:

Please stay well clear of the te

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Iron Ore Bound for China through East Arm

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Darwin Port Corporation today welcomed the commencement of stockpiling operations at East Arm by Sherwin Iron, in preparation for their first export shipment next month.  Acting Chief Executive, Melissa Reiter, said "it was a great turnout for the arrival of the first truck to the new stockpile.

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New Traffic Management Plan

Monday, 08 July 2013

Darwin Port Corporation has introduced a new Traffic Management Plan (TMP).  The objective of this plan is to ensure the safety of all its port users, to maintain clear road rules, minimise disruption to each port user at the DPC workplace, plan for temporary road changes/detours and ensure traffic management operational plans are developed in accordance with workplace demands to minimise traffic congestion. 

Many varying types of work are carried out a DPC workplace, ranging from loading and unloading of cargo, livestock, bulk materials utilising high risk plant and

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New Traffic Management Plan

Monday, 08 July 2013

Darwin Port Corporation has introduced a new Traffic Management Plan (TMP).  The objective of this plan is to ensure the safety of all its port users, to maintain clear road rules, minimise disruption to each port user at the DPC workplace, plan for temporary road changes/detours and ensure traffic management operational plans are developed in accordance with workplace demands to minimise traffic congestion. 

Many varying types of work are carried out a DPC workplace, ranging from loading and unloading of cargo, livestock, bulk materials utilising high risk plant and

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Darwin Harbour Clean-Up, Friday 12 July 2013

Friday, 05 July 2013

DPC is proud to once again sponsor and provide labour and equipment for the Darwin Harbour Clean-Up 2013.

It is expected that more than 100 keen volunteers will be out in the harbour and around the foreshore 12 July 2013 to clean up our harbour by collecting rubbish and items in and around the foreshore.

To read the NT Seafood Council's media release, click the link below.

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