Lombrum Wharf Upgrade

 
Providing the Papua New Guinea and Australian Defence Forces with Australian Standard infrastructure improving operational collaboration and Naval capability between the two nations.
  • Client: Australian Department of Defence
  • Location: Lombrum, Papua New Guinea
  • Sector: Federal Government
  • Services: Project Management, Contracts Administration, Contractor Procurement & Management, Design Management, Construction Management and Site Supervision
  • Project Value: $500,000
  • Completion: October 2016
  • Delivery Partner: Hornibrook NGI Limited & Niugini Electrical Co. Ltd

Overview

The Lombrum Wharf Upgrade project involved the refurbishment and connection of mains power to the HMPNGS Tarangau Wharf (Lombrum Base) providing the Australian Department of Defence with enhanced reliability and expanded capacity to accommodate up to six patrol boats. This Project aimed to deliver fit for purpose wharf electrical infrastructure upgrades to provide the PNG and Australian Defence Forces with Australian Standard infrastructure, thus improving operational collaboration and Naval capability between the two nations.

Challenges

  • Engagement of local contractor and workforce
  • Coordination of multiple stakeholders including Australian Defence and PNG Defence
  • Remote location
  • Procurement in accordance with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules

 

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