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  • 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. […]

  • 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.

  • 20 January 2015

    The Australian ports of Port Hedland, Broome and Dampier are now open, following the all clear on the previous Tropical Cyclone alert. The Port Hedland Harbour Master said that the weather system has now been downgraded further to a weak tropical low and is not expected to result in any significant coastal winds. Port entry […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government’s $7 million upgrade to Broome Port will enable 24-hour cruise ship access, paving the way for more international visitors and a boost to the local economy, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Cruise ships are currently required to visit the port in non-optimal times, due to navigational […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has successfully completed the dredging works in the Port of Broome in Australia. “By dredging the access channel, cruise ships will have better access at all tides. Cable Beach, known for its famous pristine white sand and stunning turquoise water, is now even more ready for the next cruise season,” the company […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    McDermott’s Derrick Lay Vessel 2000 has left Port of Broome on Sunday to carry out subsea installation work on the Ichthys LNG project, located 220 kilometers offshore Western Australia. McDermott secured work on Ichthys for its 184-meter-long vessel in February this year. The scope of work includes lifting several subsea distribution units that will provide the hydraulic, chemical and electrical […]

  • 29 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 23-29, 2019).   Mike Hooks to Dredge Calcasieu River Ship Channel The US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded a $28.6 million contract to Mike Hooks LLC of Westlake, Louisiana, for the Calcasieu River Ship Channel […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Vessels

    Inpex, the operator of the Ichthys LNG project, said that McDermott’s 184 meters long DLV2000 vessel left the Port of Broome on Sunday, heading for the Ichthys field.

  • 12 February 2014
    Infrastructure

    Shell Australia has awarded a major contract for the design, construction and operation of three Infield Support Vessels (ISVs), which will create approximately 80 local jobs and support its Prelude FLNG Project, located 475km north-north east of Broome, in Western Australia. KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd (Joint Venture partnership of KOTUG and Teekay) will […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Shell Australia has awarded a major contract for the design, construction and operation of three Infield Support Vessels (ISVs), which will create approximately 80 local jobs and support its Prelude FLNG Project, located 475km north-north east of Broome, in Western Australia. KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd (Joint Venture partnership of KOTUG and Teekay) will […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Shell Australia has awarded a major contract for the design, construction and operation of three Infield Support Vessels (ISVs), which will create approximately 80 local jobs and support its Prelude FLNG Project, located 475km north-north east of Broome, in Western Australia. KT Maritime Services Australia (Joint Venture partnership of KOTUG and Teekay) will supply three […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Japanese oil company Inpex has informed that McDermott’s deepwater derrick lay vessel DLV2000 left the Port of Broome in Australia on Sunday heading for the Ichthys field, 220 kilometers offshore Western Australia.  The 184-meter long newbuild vessel will be working on its first assignment – undertaking subsea installation work for the Ichthys LNG Project. To remind, McDermott […]

  • 12 February 2014

    Shell Australia has awarded a major contract for the design, construction and operation of three Infield Support Vessels (ISVs). Perth-based KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd, a joint venture partnership with KOTUG International B.V and Teekay Shipping Australia Pty Ltd, will supply three 42 metre-long, 100-tonne bollard-pull vessels to assist in product offloading during the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2011

    The men and women of the Royal Australian Navy​ Patrol Boat, HMAS Broome, successfully prevented an environmental and maritime catastrophe off Papua New Guinea overnight by providing assistance to a commercial container ship, which had lost power and was drifting towards Ragelapra Reef. At approximately 9.20am yesterday (24 October, 2011), the Australian Maritime Safety Authority​ […]