Investment opportunities

Marine Industry Park

Location: East Arm Peninsula, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Project proponent: Land Development Corporation

Sector: Marine / industrial / commercial

Investment type: Joint venture partner

Estimated total project cost: $1 billion

Project status: Investor ready

Project description

Ship in dry-dock.The Marine Industry Park will be strategically located within the East Arm Logistics Precinct with connections to road, rail and sea transport and other supporting infrastructure.

The East Arm Logistics Precinct comprises the Darwin Port, the terminus of the AustralAsia Railway, Darwin Business Park, the Marine Supply Base and Common User Facility with Multi-User Barge Ramp.

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.


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.

Common User Facility

Comprising a Multi User Barge Ramp and 9ha of sealed hardstand lay down storage and fabrication area. Completed in 2016.

Proposed Ship Lift

A $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 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. The corporation aims to deliver strategic land and investment opportunities to the Northern Territory market in a commercial manner.

Aeriel view of Marine Industry Park in relation to Marine Service Area, Common User Facility, Proposed Shift Lift and Future Marine Area.

Contact details

Nicole Paas
Senior Business Manager
Land Development Corporation

Phone: +61 8 8944 0907


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