Tender gets the ball rolling for $140m upgrade
The planned works include demolition of the existing Navy wharf and construction of a new wharf.
The project will also see construction of new operational support facilities including an office accommodation building and hardstand storage facilities, upgrades and refurbishment of logistics and maintenance facilities; and upgrades to services and in-ground infrastructure.
The upgrades are in readiness to support the new Arafura class offshore patrol vessel.
The Department of Defence expects to award the chief contract in February 2021.
Work is expected to begin in October 2022, with completion in or before November 2024.
The tender documents place the value of the work at $120 million to $140 million. (More details HERE)
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