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  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kimberley Ports Authority announced recently that the State Government has committed funding to carry out channel and turning basin works at the Port of Broome in readiness for the 2019 cruise season. CEO Kevin Schellack said, “Channel work investigations are in the early stages and consultants BMT JFA have provided a scope of works and […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Kimberley Ports Authority has appointed York Civil Pty Ltd to design and build the $24.15 million extension to Broome’s wharf, Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced. “The Port of Broome is the main deepwater port servicing the Kimberley and makes a significant contribution to the region’s economy, creating jobs for local residents,” Mr Nalder said. […]

  • 17 October 2017

    The Port of Broome in Western Australia has received funds for channel and turning basin works that will help the port to benefit from increased cruise vessel visits from 2019, Kimberley Ports Authority informed. Funds amounting to AUD 7 million (USD 5.5 million) have come from State Government agencies including Tourism WA, Department of Primary Industries […]

  • 10 January 2018

    Western Australia’s Port of Broome has closed to shipping in anticipation of cyclonic impact.

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government is getting on with the job of bringing more Western Australian, interstate and overseas visitors to Broome, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release. Commenting the latest development plans, Premier Mark McGowan, said: “As a government, we’ve been working hard to bring more tourists to Broome and the […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    An independent review will be undertaken for the ports amalgamation project to provide confidence that Western Australia’s new merged regional ports authorities will be ready to start operations on July 1, 2014, West Australia (WA) Transport Minister Dean Nalder said today. Mr Nalder said the review would be conducted by an independent panel, facilitated by […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A McGowan Government commitment to upgrade Broome Port, improving cruise ship access and boosting local tourism, will be ready for the 2019 cruise season in October. Work to dredge the port channel will allow round-the-clock access for cruise ships, which currently need to dock at irregular hours due to the port’s navigational hazards. “Providing unrestricted […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Piles removed, navigation aids relocated, debris from seabed cleaned up, dredge equipment mobilized, baseline water sampling completed and marine fauna observers trained – all the prep work to enable dredging of the Western Australia’s Port of Broome navigational channel is now complete. According to the Kimberley Ports Authority’s latest announcement, Total AMS Pty Ltd has […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Broome will be open to cruise ships around the clock in time for the start of the cruise ship season in mid-October, with dredging underway this week. The $15.3 million channel optimization program will allow 24-hour access for cruise ships, which currently need to berth at irregular hours due to navigational hazards. […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kimberley community is set to benefit from a $24.15million investment to refurbish and repair the Broome wharf. The State Government today approved funding for the Broome Wharf Extension of Life Project at Broome Port. Transport Minister Troy Buswell said the Broome wharf, operated by the Broome Port Authority, serviced the only deepwater port in […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reform of the State’s ports reached a key milestone today with the introduction of legislation to consolidate seven regional port authorities into four overarching authorities. The Ports Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 introduced to State Parliament will see four new regional port authorities established – Kimberley, Pilbara, Mid West and Southern – while Fremantle remains […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The Browse Liquefied Natural Gas precinct at James Price Point has been recommended for strict conditional approval, Environmental Protection Authority Chairman Paul Vogel announced today. Dr Vogel said the assessment of the Minister for State Development’s strategic proposal was the largest and most multi-faceted ever conducted in the EPA’s 40 year history. “The level of […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The Browse Liquefied Natural Gas precinct at James Price Point has been recommended for strict conditional approval, Environmental Protection Authority Chairman Paul Vogel announced today. Dr Vogel said the assessment of the Minister for State Development’s strategic proposal was the largest and most multi-faceted ever conducted in the EPA’s 40 year history. “The level of […]

  • 6 March 2017

    Shipping operations have been resumed in Port of Darwin, northern Australia, following the passing of a tropical low, GAC informed.   The tropical low was expected to develop into a tropical cyclone, affecting Darwin and Wyndham ports. On March 4, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology  (BOM) said that the cyclone warning was extended to coastal areas of […]

  • 10 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Board of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited is pleased to advise that the Company has entered into a Strategic Alliance Agreement with Oil Basins Limited to jointly investigate the development of an LNG project in North Western Australia (Kimberley LNG Project). The Kimberley LNG Project is based on utilising the potential large resources of conventional […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Peter Surtees, European Supply Chain Director of manufacturing giant Kimberley-Clark has hailed the UK’s new multi-billion dollar deep-sea port as a major opportunity for innovation. Speaking at the Logistics Leaders Network Forum, hosted by London Gateway on Thursday, Surtees described the success of Project Sphinx, a collaborative initiative led by Kimberley-Clark, in which seven leading […]

  • 9 September 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    New Bedford hopes to be the staging port for Cape Wind’s 130 wind turbines, Mayor Scott W. Lang told Providence Business News on Tuesday.   By Kimberley Donoghue (pbn) [mappress] Source: pbn, September 08, 2010;

  • 31 August 2011

    Woodside Petroleum has accepted the federal government’s heritage listing of parts of the west Kimberley but downplayed the heritage value o… (thewest) [mappress] Source: thewest, August 31, 2011;

  • 17 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Polarcus has secured industry prefunding for a seismic survey offshore Australia.  The prefunding is for the ‘Zenaide’ multi-client broadband 3D marine seismic project in the Bonaparte Basin, Polarcus informed. According to the activity plan given to National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) in September, the acquisition will cover an area of approximately 3,300 […]

  • 20 June 2013

    The State Government will press ahead with the acquisition of the land for a gas precinct near James Price Point to encourage the development of nearby gas fields. Premier and State Development Minister Colin Barnett said the acquisition of the land was necessary to establish the precinct as a project-ready site to foster the efficient […]

  • 6 May 2011

      Woodside welcomes the decision by the Goolarabooloo Jabirr Jabirr native title claim group to approve a proposal for a Native Title Agreement, which will enable the Western Australian Government to establish an LNG Precinct at James Price Point, 60 km north of Broome. This decision is a key step to securing land for the […]

  • 20 September 2012

    Legislation to ensure the Browse LNG Precinct is the only site for processing Browse Basin gas on the Kimberley coast was today introduced into State Parliament. The Bill also ensures the precinct is used solely for LNG production. WA Premier and State Development Minister Colin Barnett said the Browse (Land) Agreement Bill 2012 would ratify […]