Marine Industry Park

Location: East Arm, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Project proponent: Land Development Corporation

Sector: Marine / industrial / commercial

Investment type: Joint venture partner

Estimated total project cost: AU$1 billion

Project status: Investor ready

Project description

The Marine Industry Park is strategically located within East Arm with connections to road, rail and sea transport and other supporting infrastructure.

East Arm comprises the Darwin Port, the terminus of the Australasia Railway, Darwin Business Park and the Marine Industry Park.

The Marine Industry Park is ideally positioned to capitalise on the significant opportunities and major projects in the region. The park provides approximately 100 hectares of waterfront land for future development to support the growing logistics functions of the Marine Supply Base, Darwin Port and an expanding fleet of oil and gas industry vessels in addition to Defence and Border Force vessels.

Barges docked at multi-user barge ramp


Marine Service Area

In preparation for the delivery of the proposed major ship lift project, conceptual design work is underway for the Marine Service Area to accommodate vessel repair and maintenance activities. Construction is due to commence in 2019.

Common User Facility

Comprising a multi-user barge ramp and nine hectares of sealed hardstand lay down storage and fabrication area. Completed in 2016.

Proposed Ship Lift

An AU$100 million ship lift facility is planned for this site. Northern Ship Support has been selected as the preferred proponent for the construction of the facility and is scheduled to complete the front end engineering design during 2018.

Future Marine Area

The Land Development Corporation is undertaking feasibility studies on further land development and potential marine infrastructure.

Project proponent

As the Northern Territory Government’s strategic land developer, the Land Development Corporation plays a crucial role in planning for economic growth and development of the Northern Territory, in a commercial manner.

Aeriel view of Darwin's Marine Industry Park showing relationship with Marine Service Area, Common User Facility, Proposed Shift Lift and Future Marine Area.

Contact details

Laura Angus
Marketing and Communications
Land Development Corporation

Phone: +61 8 8944 0910

Disclaimer: This web page includes information provided by third parties. The information is general in nature and is for information purposes only. The Northern Territory Government makes no representation about the veracity or accuracy of information provided by third parties. You must rely on your own due diligence before proceeding. You should consider seeking independent professional advice.