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Chief Ministers Awards for Excellence In The Public Sector 2014

Monday, 17 November 2014
Darwin Port Corporation took out the runner up award in the ‘Delivering a Balanced Environment’ category for its assistance in the coordination of Exercise Northerly with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. Left to right:  Kylie Post, Angela Arnison, Melissa Reiter, Terry O’Connor,Ian Niblock, Toby Stone, Diane Hussey and David Imhoff   Exercise Northerly, was a full simulation exercise (without field deployment » Read more

NSW and NT sign gas pipeline MOU

Friday, 07 November 2014
NSW Premier Mike Baird and NT Chief Minister Adam Giles today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work closely on the development of a pipeline connecting the Northern and Eastern Gas Markets.  For more information, read the attached joint press release. » Read more

Building Our Territory

Monday, 20 October 2014
The Northern Territory Government is beginning a mature conversation about the future of both the Territory Insurance Office and the Darwin Port. Government wants to deliver the best value for taxpayers’ money and ensure infrastructure meets the future needs of a growing Northern Australia. For more information or to contribute to this important conversation, go to: » Read more

Port User Group

Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Today port users came together for the 6 monthly Port User Group meeting at the Administration Building. » Read more

Happy 175th Birthday Port of Darwin

Tuesday, 09 September 2014
Today marks the 175th Anniversary of the discovery of the Port of Darwin and it was widely celebrated by the Darwin Port Corporation staff, stakeholders and dignitaries, the Hon Adam Giles MLA, Chief Minister; her Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor, Katrina Fong Lim, Ms Bilawara Lee, Larrakia Elder and Terry O'Connor, Port Corporation Chief Executive. The people of Darwin regard the Port of Darwin as their backyard.  Darwin is a port city.  The Port is the commercial centre of international trade.  It has » Read more

Curtains close on the East Arm Wharf Container Crane

Tuesday, 05 August 2014
Darwin’s oldest Port icon, the East Arm Wharf Container Crane, is currently being dismantled following a 40+ year service to both East Arm and Fort Hill Wharves.  » Read more

Darwin Port Corporation workers sign new EBA

Monday, 28 July 2014
Darwin Port Corporation (DPC) workers are the latest Northern Territory Government employees to sign onto a fair and reasonable wage agreement. Under the endorsed enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA), workers will receive a three per cent pay increase each year over the four year lifetime of the offer. DPC workers will receive their first salary increase dated from 1 July 2014, when the former agreement expired. Minister for Public Employment John Elferink said this is positive news for DPC workers who can now look forward to pay and condition certainty for the next » Read more

Flaring at Darwin LNG - Wickham Point

Monday, 28 July 2014
Darwin LNG advises that flaring will occur between Monday 28 July 2014 and Tuesday 29 July 2014 at Darwin LNG as part of operations of the Wickham Point facility in Darwin, Northern Territory. The marine flare located at the Darwin LNG Jetty will be flaring ‘boil-off’ from the Darwin LNG tank as part of planned maintenance to the plant. Boil-off is LNG that is evaporating slowly in the LNG tank as it warms up. Depending on the level of flaring, this may be visible in the evening as a flame at the end of the Darwin LNG jetty. This flaring activity is covered b » Read more

DPC takes out a Silver Medal for its 2012-13 Annual Report

Friday, 20 June 2014
Last night the Darwin Port Corporation was awarded a Silver Medal for its 2012-13 Annual Report, in the public sector category.  In a gala affair held in Sydney, attended by around 500 private, public and government organizations, special awards, bronze, silver and gold were awarded, along with Annual Report of the year. » Read more

Revised Pilotage Operating Criteria

Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Dredging of Middle Pass Channel, adjacent to Charles Point Patches, has been completed and DPC has been able to achieve the targeted depth of 14.0 metres LAT.  This is a pleasing result and allows greater flexibility for ship transits of this channel.  Click here for more information.  » Read more