Exmouth Boat Harbour Upgrade

Project Overview

Exmouth Boat Harbour is one of the Department of Transport’s busiest maritime facilities.

The Exmouth Boat Harbour Upgrade project consisted of a major upgrade to the service wharf, including construction of a heavy-lifting facility, cyclone moorings and landside wharf infrastructure.

Fast Facts

  • ClientDepartment of Transport
  • LocationExmouth, WA
  • Year of completion 2017

Scope of works

Near shore marine structures

  • Extension of the existing service wharf by 94m including construction of a 40m heavy lift zone for crane lifts
  • Reconfiguration of the existing cyclone mooring system to make way for the new wharf extension
  • Construction of four new trawler pens and demolition of the existing trawler pens to make way for the new wharf extension

Breakwater works

  • Raising of the existing southern breakwater to provide adequate protection to vessels in the new trawler pens during storm events

Civil and electrical infrastructure works

  • Construct a heavy-duty hardstand pavement behind the new wharf extension
  • Reconstruction of the harbour access road
  • Sealing of the fuel farm access road
  • Installation of wharf and hardstand drainage
  • Services to the new wharf and trawler pens including power, lighting, potable water, fire water and communications

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