Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina

Proposal description: 

The Department of Transport is proposing to construct and operate the Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina Proposal, including marine and land-based components within the Town of Port Hedland, Pilbara, WA.

The Proposal includes:

  • marina basin, mooring facilities (up to 80 pens), boat launching area, sand trap and entrance channel
  • capital dredging works resulting in up to 900,000 cubic metres (m3) of dredge spoil and dredged to a maximum depth of -2m chart datum (-6m AHD). Dredge spoil will be used onsite as fill material to raise the finished ground level prior to landscaping, with excess material disposed offsite
  • construction of the marina’s breakwaters and revetments
  • parking facilities, amenities (public and pen holders), public open space and upgrading of road infrastructure.

The Proposal involves clearing and ground disturbance of up to 40 hectares within a development envelope of approximately 77 hectares. The Proposal includes the ongoing management and maintenance of the marina water body and infrastructure.

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Industry sector: 
Last updated: 
April 20, 2020
Current Status: 
Decision on whether to assess has been published
Decision on whether to assess has been published
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