Port Darwin

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Port Darwin is the port in northern Australia. Darwin, Northern Territory has operated in a number of locations including Stokes Hill Wharf, Cullen Bay and East Arm Wharf.

Stoke Hill Wharf[edit]

Stokes Hill Wharf operated as the main location of Port Darwin, and has had three wharves.

East Arm Wharf[edit]

East Arm Wharf, opened in 2000. Panamax sized ships of a maximum length of 274 meters and a DWT of up to 80,000 tonnes are able to use the location.[1]

Landbridge lease[edit]

The Landbridge Group, a Chinese company with Andrew Robb as a "high-level economic consultant", has been granted a 99-year lease on the Port of Darwin.[2][3] Concern has been expressed over this leasing arrangement.[4][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Darwin Port Corporation > East Arm Wharf Archived 15 October 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Darwinport.nt.gov.au.
  2. ^ "Robb joins Chinese company with control of Darwin Port". ABC News. 30 October 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  3. ^ Chan, Gabrielle Chan (6 June 2017). "Coalition defends Andrew Robb after revelation he started job while an MP". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  4. ^ Uhlmann, Chris (15 October 2015). "Senior Defence official raises security concerns over Darwin port lease to Chinese-owned company Landbridge". ABC News. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Andrew Robb's secret China contract: money for nothing". 6 December 2017.

Coordinates: 12°24′59″S 130°48′00″E / 12.4165°S 130.8000°E / -12.4165; 130.8000