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marine & coastal
exmouth boat harbour upgrade

Department of Transport

Exmouth, WA

2016 – 2017


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 lift facility, cyclone moorings and associated landside wharf infrastructure.

scope of works

The scope of works for the first project included:

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 Works:

  • Construction of 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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