Charges to berth or moor a vessel in Frances Bay, Darwin
You must pay to use the berthing and mooring facilities in Frances Bay under the control of the Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment.
All charges include GST.
Berthing at Fishermans and Raptis wharves and Hornibrooks Pontoon
A one day minimum charge applies at all Frances Bay wharves and pontoons except for the following exemptions.
Unloading fishing cargo is free for the first eight hours if booked in advance with the small ships scheduler. The daily rate will be charged after eight hours.
Cargo operations on other commercial vessels are free for the first three hours. The daily rate will be charged after three hours.
Refuelling at Fishermans Wharf is free for the first two hours as long as crew stay on board the vessel. A daily rate will be charged after two hours if refuelling is the sole purpose of berthing.
Where vessels are also loading or unloading cargo or fish, the two-hour refuelling fee exemption is added to the other cargo operations exemptions.
A day equals a 24-hour period.
|Fishing and commercial vessels||LOA||$1.43|
|Non-booked fishing and commercial vessels||LOA||$4.31|
Berths at Frances Bay Mooring Basin
The following charges apply to berths in the Frances Bay Mooring Basin marina.
Pen rental for fishing and commercial vessels
|20m mooring basin pen - long term||Per day||$16.95|
|25m mooring basin pen - long term||Per day||$21.69|
|30m mooring basin pen - long term||Per day||$25.76|
|20m mooring basin pen - casual||Per day||$37.41|
|25m mooring basin pen - casual||Per day||$47.60|
|30m mooring basin pen - casual||Per day||$56.70|
Pen rental for pleasure craft and use of service wharf by non-resident vessels
After-hours lock movement
|No prior booking||$515.60|
Electricity and water
Electricity and water are charged at the rate set by Power and Water and Jacana Energy
|Electricity connection||Per connection||$38.93|
|Electricity adaptor||Per day||$33.23|
|Electricity use||Per kilowatt||$0.31|
|Water connection||Per connection||$58.37|
|Water use||Per kilolitre||$2.02|
Hornibrooks careening poles and Sadgroves Creek moorings
|Mooring at Sadgroves Creek||Per day||$3.42|
|Use of Hornibrooks careening poles||Per day||$15.86|
Hardstand vessel storage is available at Hornibrooks and Frances Bay Mooring Basin.
The first four days of storage are free of charge for cargo clearance. All storage fees are per square metre.
|1 year or more||Per day||$0.32|
|3 months or more at Hornibrooks or the mooring basin||Per day||$0.41|
|Mooring basin hardstand||Per day||$1.93|
|Hornibrooks hardstand||Per day||$1.93|
|Forklift and operator||Per hour||$212.08|
|Forklift only||Per hour||$128.53|
|Administration fee for using external providers||N/A||17%|
Oil spill clean up charges
The charge for cleaning up oil spills is the full cost of recovery plus an administration fee.
Northern Territory Government equipment is charged at the full hire rate.