- Northern Territory Government and Northern Ship Support to boost local economy through critical marine infrastructure
- BAM Clough providing technical support during FEED works
- Facility to drive local industry and create new local jobs
Engineering and Construction Company Clough is pleased to announce the BAM Clough Joint Venture has been awarded a contract to provide technical support and constructability input during Front-End Engineering Design works for the Ship Lift and Marine Industries Project in Darwin, Northern Territory.
The award comes after the signing of a Project Development Agreement between the Northern Territory Government and Northern Ship Support, a subsidiary of the Paspaley Group, with BAM Clough working as part of the initial bidding group.
Clough CEO and Managing Director Peter Bennett said “We are pleased to be working with the Northern Territory Government and Paspaley in this project’s early phases. The project has excellent potential to reinforce Darwin’s Defence presence and services capability.”
“BAM Clough has an outstanding reputation for delivering critical marine infrastructure for both public and private sectors in Australia and brings significant local experience from the Inpex Ichthys LNG Jetty and MOF projects. We expect to demonstrate those capabilities on this project, delivering excellent value for this strategic investment.” Bennett said.
The Ship Lift and Marine Industries project represents an AU$100 million investment by the Northern Territory Government into major projects that will boost the local economy. The proposed project will include a ship lift facility for lifting vessels from the water for dry docking and maintenance works, and a common user area, being a hardstand area, available for ship repair and maintenance works.
The project will have the capacity to lift vessels more than 90 meters in length, including the Australian Defence Forces’ new offshore patrol vessel fleet.
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About BAM Clough
BAM Clough is a 50/50 joint venture between BAM International and Clough Limited. Established in 1964 the group has successfully delivered many major jetty and near shore marine projects throughout Australia and Papua New Guinea. Current and recent projects include Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG Offloading Jetty, INPEX’s Ichthys LNG Jetty and Module Offloading Facility and Fortescue Metal’s Anderson Point Facility number 5.