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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

Potential New Business for Darwin Port

Thursday, 05 December 2013
Darwin Port Corporation has signed a Heads of Agreement with Rum Jungle Resources to use its export facilities for two potential projects under development in Central Australia. "This is great news for the Port and an important step towards getting Rum Jungle Resources’ two minerals projects up and running," Chief Minister Adam Giles said. Rum Jungle Resources (RUM) has two potential fertiliser mineral projects in the Northern Territory. » Read more

2014 Tide Diaries

Monday, 02 December 2013
Orders for the Darwin Port Corporation Tide Diaries are now available.  The diaries will be ready for delivery next week.  Click here for more information.  Diaries will be available at the following outlets: Nautical Supplies Craig's Fishing Warehouse BTC Parts & Accessories Darwin Shipstores Fishing & Outdoor World Coolalinga Newsagency Humpty Doo Newsagency » Read more

Cullen Bay Pontoon Open - Sunday 1 December 2013

Monday, 02 December 2013
Minister, the Hon Peter Styles MLA announced the new 63 metre Cullen Bay pontoon and gangway was open for use, with completion of the works ahead of schedule. "I am pleased with the hard work that was done to ensure the pontoon was finished ahead of time," Mr Styles said. "Ferries and all other commercial users and tourism vendors can now use the new pontoon; however fuel still needs to be drawn from the fort hill wharf. » Read more

Darwin Port signs up Rum Jungle Resources

Tuesday, 26 November 2013
The Darwin Port Corporation welcomed the signing of a Heads of Agreement with Rum Jungle Resources (ASX: RUM) on Monday 25 November 2013.   The Heads of Agreement establishes a framework for the negotiation of formal agreements to progress export of phosphate rock, phosphoric acid and potash salt products from their Ammaroo Phosphate Project and Karinga Lakes Potash Project 200 kilometres south east of Tennant Creek, via East Arm Wharf.  Chief Executive Terry O'Connor said "in what has been quite a momentus year for the dynamic and expandting operations » Read more