Port of Dampier dredging starts

The Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) will conduct dredging and survey operations within the Port of Dampier this week.


According to their official announcement, the works will be undertaken at the following locations:

• Facilities Channel Swing Basin;

• Bulk Liquid Berth (BLB) berth pocket;

• Dampier Cargo Wharf (DCW) West berth pocket.

PPA photo

The dredging operations will be carried out by the vessel Juan Sebastián de Elcano and the hydrographic survey will be carried out by vessel PHS Zephyr.

“Both vessels will be restricted in their ability to manoeuvre and will exhibit the appropriate lights and shapes as prescribed under Marine Order 30,” said PPA.