HMAS Cairns is a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) base located adjacent to the Trinity Inlet on the shore of Trinity Bay in Cairns, Queensland.


Although used regularly as a port-of-call since before World War II, a permanent RAN presence was
not established until 1971, when a maintenance and support base for patrol boats was set up.

Duratec was engaged by the Department of Defence to undertake various repairs to the HMAS Cairns Wharf.

The scope includes:

  • Wharf soffit concrete repairs.
  • Mooring bollard concrete plinth repair.
  • Removal of concrete pile encasement and installation of Denso 2000FD HDPE jackets.
  • Fender pile coating rectification.
  • Replacement of mooring bollard hold down bolts.
  • Releveling of concrete pavement to remove trip hazard.


  • Remedial works were scheduled to suit shipping schedule to allow ongoing port operations.
  • A comprehensive survey was carried out prior to works to identify additional repair areas.


  • Concrete Repair
  • Pile Cleaning & Protection


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