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  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Having secured a 99 year lease on Darwin Port, the Landbridge Group is now looking to develop the port and increase trade flow through Darwin. This new $25 million development plan will “meet future increases in cargo volumes in the areas of dry bulk exports, liquid bulk imports, live cattle and container and general cargo throughput“, Landbridge […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Darwin Port Corporation’s Annual Report 2012-13 was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday 17 October 2013. In tabling the Report, Chief Minister Adam Giles noted that the Darwin Port Corporation Annual Report for 2012-13 shows the organisation made a before tax profit of $11 million for the year. “This record-breaking result represents a […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Darwin Port Corporation has identified the need to significantly improve shipping access to accommodate larger and more numerous vessels. This came as a part of its strategic planning to support major projects and diverse Port users, including fully loaded LNG tankers, dry bulk carriers and new cruise liners such as the Queen Mary 2, which is now a regular visitor to Darwin. […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Darwin Port Corporation has lodged an application to deepen the shipping channel into the harbour by removing an area of sand ridges at Charles Point Patches. “The projected growth in trade activity and development of major projects in the Territory will see an increase in shipping traffic at Darwin’s East Arm Port,” the Chief […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A team of marine scientists have completed a marine mapping survey of the sea floor of Bynoe Harbor in the Northern Territory.  The survey was conducted by scientists from Geoscience Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science, and the Northern Territory Government. The survey mapped the depths and hardness for approximately 725km² of sea floor […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of Middle Pass Channel, adjacent to Charles Point Patches, has been completed and Darwin Port Corporation has been able to achieve the targeted depth of 14.0 metres LAT. From the date of this announcement the following operating criteria apply: – Vessels departing Middle Arm with draft of 12.0 meters or less do not require […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terry O’Connor, Darwin Port Corporation Chief Executive, has presented the Port Development Strategy 2014 – 2019. The Strategy provides a foundation for the Port’s growth and development for the next five years and was developed by the Darwin Port Corporation to meet the immediate needs of its customers and stakeholders. “The Port Development Strategy 2014 […]

  • 18 November 2010

    The Northern Territory Government is in talks with the China Development Bank about a public private partnership to expand the Port of … (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, November 18, 2010;

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australian dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company Hall Contracting has once again set the bar in safety and environmental responsibility, having recently completed dredging maintenance works at the Darwin Naval Base without a single safety or environmental incident. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said the three-month project, completed for Spotless on behalf of […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TOS has announced that they conducted the second ship delivery for GSS Marine Services, a service provider for marine construction, engineering, repair and maintenance. The new built workboat Ellen K was shipped to Port Klang, Malaysia on a heavy lift vessel. After the vessel was unloaded TOS stepped in. The ship delivery crew prepared the […]

  • 10 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thordon Equipment Shows Great Results on DEME’s “D’Artagnan” Water lubricated Thordon Composite cutterhead shaft bearings have performed well for 9 years on one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in the world – Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering N.V. (DEME)’s D’Artagnan (28,200 kW total installed power).   Great Lakes Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results Great […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The most technically challenging phase of the Darwin Harbour dredging program is wrapped up, INPEX announced. This stage of dredging included the removal of tough rock at Walker Shoal, reports abc.net.au. “Walker Shoal was a large, if I could use layman’s terms, hill on the seabed, that was positioned virtually in front of East Arm […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Jan: Dutra Group Acquires Hopper Dredger “Stuyvesant” The Dutra Group has announced that it has added a hopper dredge, the Stuyvesant, to its fleet of dredges, marking an historic day in the company’s history.   Feb: DEME Nabs Wheatstone LNG Dredging Deal Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, has been awarded […]

  • 2 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia: Walker Shoal Dredging Completed, INPEX Says The most technically challenging phase of the Darwin Harbour dredging program is wrapped up, INPEX announced.   CHEC Nabs Ras Al-Khair Port Dredging Contract (Saudi Arabia) On January 15, CHEC won the bid for Phase 4 of extension of Ras Al-Khair Port in Saudi Arabia, with a construction […]

  • 14 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Suez Canal Dredging in Full Swing The digging rate after 125 days of work at the Suez Canal Development Project reached 150 million cubic meters on Thursday, said Chief of Staff of the Army’s Engineering Authority Major General Kamel el-Wazir.   Massive Achievement for APT Global APT Global Marine Services recently successfully dry-docked both […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Benoa is situated very close to popular places of Bali such as Kuta, Sanur, Denpasar and Nusa Dua. The international airport of Denpasar is only 12 km away and most of the international hotels of Bali are within a range of 30km around Benoa. Benoa is therefore an ideal place for carrying […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group recently completed the capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) in Port Hedland, Western Australia. Over the past three years a combination of Hopper Dredgers, a Cutter Suction Dredger and Split Hopper Barges were deployed to dredge sections of the 42-km long navigational channel to further enhance […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013. Business relations and employees will have the opportunity to visit Artemis before it departs for western France for its first assignment. Pursuant to a contract with the Grand Port Maritime de la Rochelle, […]

  • 6 December 2010

    The Territory Government is calling for tenders to upgrade Darwin’s Stokes Hill Wharf. Construction Minister Gerry McCarthy said the upgrade… [mappress] Source: newsroom., December 6, 2010;

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2012, Ibercisa will continue to emphasize the advantages of electrically driven deck equipment, definitely one of the big technological advances in this field. The electronic system will greatly affect a vessel’s efficiency and running costs by reducing fuel costs. Ibercisa will also give special attention to equipment for the Offshore & AHTS sector as […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    At 2012, Ibercisa will continue to emphasize the advantages of electrically driven deck equipment, definitely one of the big technological advances in this field. The electronic system will greatly affect a vessel’s efficiency and running costs by reducing fuel costs. Ibercisa will also give special attention to equipment for the Offshore & AHTS sector as […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging fleet in Darwin Harbour will soon be boosted with the arrival of the Vox Maxima, a large dredger being used as a barge in Darwin because of its large hopper. This reduces the number of trips to the offshore spoil ground. By mid January, a new dredger, the Volvox Asia, will arrive to […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane. The dredger will be crucial in building Brisbane Airport’s second runway. Charles Darwin will dredge the seafloor section of Moreton Bay, called Middle Banks, and transport the sand to Luggage Point. The […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane. The dredger will be crucial in building Brisbane Airport’s second runway. Charles Darwin will dredge the seafloor section of Moreton Bay, called Middle Banks, and transport the sand to Luggage Point. The […]

  • 24 October 2012

    The cutter-suction dredger Athena has arrived in Darwin Harbour, according to the ABC News. Extension of the Darwin Harbour shipping channel and dredging of berth pockets are required to allow large product tankers to gain access to the proposed LNG facility at Blaydin Point. This dredger, the largest vessel of this kind ever seen in […]