Nawae are remote site experts and deliver product project specific solutions for any requirement and any environment.

The company has a long and successful project history based in localities all over Papua New Guinea and other parts of the Pacific. With its specialized construction plant, fleet of vessels, support facilities and long-term, dedicated employees, Nawae Construction is able to offer it's clients the versatility of the full range of remote location engineering and construction solutions.

As a responsible corporate citizen of Papua New Guinea and the wider Pacific, Nawae Construction also understands the unique cultural and traditional factors that affect large construction projects in the region and therefore work closely with local communities. The company enjoys a reputation  as a 'community' conscious contractor and has always enjoyed the full cooperation of those communities it has worked with.

Following is an archive of projects, that details the different types of projects the company has undertaken and completed, or is still undertaking, for a broad range of clients with a diverse range of needs.

Current Projects

Aids to Navigation (AtoN) Maintenance Project

Brief Description: Maintenance and Management of 279 coastal Aids to Navigation (Lighthouses, AIS Base Stations, Tide Gauges) in PNG waters. 

Client: National Maritime Safety Authority (NMSA)

Expected Completion: March 2017




Previous Projects

Design and Constuction of the Sewa Bay Jetty in Milne Bay Province

Brief Description: Design and construction of a marine grade precast concrete jetty at Sewa Bay in Milne Bay Province

Client: Office of Coastal Fisheries Development Agency

Completion:  December 2016



Conflict Islands Jetty Piling

Brief Description: Installation of precast concrete piles and headstocks for the Conflict Islands jetty

Client: Office of Coastal Fisheries Development Agency

Completion:  December 2016


Design and Constuction of the Gloucester Jetty in West New Britain Province

Brief Description: Design and construction of a marine grade precast concrete jetty at Cape Gloucester in West New Britain Province

Client: Office of Coastal Fisheries Development Agency

Completion:  August 2016


Design and Constuction of the Menapi Jetty in Milne Bay Province

Brief Description: Design and construction of a marine grade precast concrete jetty at Menapi in Milne Bay Province

Client: Alotau District Administration

Completion:  June 2016


Design and Constuction of the Rakanda Jetty in the Duke of York Islands, East New Britain Province

Brief Description: Design and construction of a marine grade precast concrete jetty at Rakanda in East New Britain Province

Client: AOffice of Coastal Fisheries Development Agency

Completion:  May 2016



Design and Constuction of the Barian Jetty in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville

Brief Description: Design and construction of a marine grade precast concrete jetty at Barian in Bougainville

Client: Office of Coastal Fisheries Development Agency

Completion:  April 2016


Design and Constuction of the Soroken Jetty in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville

Brief Description: Design and construction of a marine grade precast concrete jetty at Soroken in Bougainville

Client: Office of Coastal Fisheries Development Agency

Completion:  February 2016


Design and Constuction of the Kubugam Jetty in Madang Province

Brief Description: Design and construction of a marine grade precast concrete jetty at Kubugam in Madang Province

Client: Office of Coastal Fisheries Development Agency

Completion:  April 2016



Design, Supply and Commissioning of Coastal Monitoring Stations in PNG

Brief Description: Supply and installation of Coastal Vessel Traffic Systems (VTS) in 3 remote locations - Jomard Island (Milne Bay), Tuam Island (Morobe Province) and Cape St George (New Ireland Province.

Client: National Maritime Safety Authority

Completion:  August 2015


Fly River Jetties Phase 2

Brief Description: Significant upgrades of concrete jetties on the Fly River, Western Province.

Client: Ok Tedi Mining Limited

Completion:  December 2015



Morobe Fisheries Jetties

Brief Description: Design & Construction of three (3) precast concrete jetties in Morobe Province

Client: Office of Coastal Fisheries Development Agency

Completion:  November 2015



Manus and New Ireland Jetties Project

Brief Description: Design & Construction of five (5) precast concrete jetties in New Ireland Province and four (4) precast concrete jetties in Manus Province

Client: Community Water Transport Project (Department of Transport)

Completion: December 2015


Design and Construction of Guasopa Jetty

Brief Description: Design and Maintenance of a Precast Concrete Jetty at Guasopa, Woodlark Island, Milne Bay Province. 

Client: Milne Bay Provincial Works

Completion: January 2015


Design and Construction of the Rabaraba Jetty

Brief Description: Design and Maintenance of a Precast Concrete Jetty at Rabaraba, Milne Bay Province. 

Client: Milne Bay Provincial Works

Completion: December 2014


Design and Construction of Tagula Jetty

Brief Description: Design and Maintenance of a Precast Concrete Jetty at Tagula, Sudest Island, Milne Bay Province. 

Client: Milne Bay Provincial Works

Completion: July 2014


Extension fo the International Berth 3 at Lae Port

Brief Description: Extension of the International Berth 3 at Lae Port, Morobe Province

Client: PNG Ports Corporation Limited

Completion: March 2014



Design and Construction of Suau Island Jetty

Brief Description: Design and Maintenance of a Precast Concrete Jetty at Suau Island, Milne Bay Province. 

Client: Milne Bay Provincial Works

Completion: March 2013


East Sepik Jetties Project

Brief Description: Design & Construction of six (6) precast concrete jetties on the Sepik River, East Sepik Province

Client: Community Water Transport Project (Department of Transport)

Completion: March 2013



Design and Construction of Kaibola Jetty

Brief Description: Design and Maintenance of a Precast Concrete Jetty at Kaibola, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province. 

Client: Milne Bay Provincial Works

Completion: November 2013.


Design and Construction of Kitava Island Jetty

Brief Description: Design and Maintenance of a Precast Concrete Jetty at Kitava Island, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province. 

Client: Milne Bay Provincial Works

Completion: November 2013


Installation of Sheet Pile Wall (AES Fairfax Harbour)

Completed May 2013.

Brief Description: Design and Installation of Sheet Pile Wall and Anchor System.


Rehabilitation of Small Navigational Aids

Completed June 2012.

Client: National Maritime Safety Authority (NMSA)

Brief Description: Design and Installation of 66 piled Aids to Navigation - Day markers in Central, Milne Bay, Morobe, Manus, East New Britain, West New Britain and New Ireland Provinces.



Construction of Pre-Cast Concrete Jetties in Milne Bay Province

Various locations

Brief Description: Design and Installation of four precast conrete jetties for communities in four (4) different locations - (Photos below from left to Right) Baku, Awaiama, Wedau, Sirisiri



Fly River Jetties

Completed November 2011.

Client: Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML)

Brief Description: Design and Construction of precast concrete wharves at four (4) locations on the Fly River, Wester Province. (Photos: L>R - Aiambak, Sturt Island, Aberegerema, Gesowa).


Solomon Islands Navigational Aids

Completed March 2010.

Client: Ministry of Infrastructure Development / European Union

Brief Description: Design, Rehabilitation and Installation of 45 Aids to Navigation in North Solomon, Western, Cetnral, Isabel, Malaita, Guadalcanal and Makira Provinces.


Marine Infrastructure Project, Phase 2

Completed July 2008.

Client: Ministry of Infrastructure Development / Euopean Union

Brief Description: Construction of Seven (7) precast concrete wharves in Malaita, Makira and Temotu Provinces, Solomon Islands.



Marine Infrastructure Project, Phase 2

Three separate projects - Phase 1, 3 & 4 undertaken between 2005 and 2007.

Client: Asian Development Bank (ADB), PNG Department of Transport 

Brief Description: Rehablitation and construction of PNG Aids to Navigation Infrastructure - all coastal provinces.





Steamships Sheet Piling

Location: Port Moresby, Central Province

Client: Hebou

Brief Description: Installlation of Sheet Pile Wall






Taiheiyo Cement Foreshore Protection

Location: Lae, Morobe Province

Client: Taiheiyo Cement

Brief Description: Installlation of Sheet Pile Wall and deadman anchor system and refurbishment of concrete laydown area.







ALOTAU PORT DREDGING

Completed November 2004
Brief Description of Works: Dredging of
accumulated silt build up at Alotau International
Wharf.
Client: PNGHB
Location: Alotau, Milne Bay Province
Status: Complete

REMEDIAL FORESHORE PROTECTION -
LAE PORT
Completed August 2004
Brief Description of Works: Design and
construction of 130 metre section of failed
foreshore protection wall, including sheet pile
wall and concrete works.

Client: PNGHB
Location: Lae, Morobe Province - PNG
Status: Complete

MARKHAM BRIDGE REPAIR
Completed November 2004
Brief Description of Works: Repair of collapsed
section of the Markham Bridge.
Client: Department of Works
Location: Lae, Morobe Province - PNG
Status: Complete

LERON & BITIJA BRIDGE
Completed October 2004
Brief Description of Works: Bridge Construction.
Client: Fujita / Engineer: Nippon Koei
Location: Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Status: Complete

LOMBRUM WHARF REPAIR
Completed October 2003
Brief Description of Works: Rehabilitation and
repair of the Lombrum Naval Wharf.
Client: PNG Defence Force
Engineer: ARUP
Location: Manus Province - Papua New Guinea
Status: Complete

MANUS FISHERIES WHARF
Completed September 2003
Brief Description of Works: Design and
construction of two wharves to service fishing
vessels.
Client: National Fisheries Authority / ADB
Engineer: GHD
Location: Manus Province - Papua New Guinea
Status: Complete

KAVIENG FISHERIES WHARF
Completed December 2002
Description of Works: Desing and construction
of two wharves to service fishing vessels.
Client: National Fisheries Authority / ADB
Engineer: GHD
Location: Kavieng, New Ireland Province - PNG
Status: Complete


FISH PROCESSING PLANT, KAVIENG WHARF
Completed November 2003
Brief Description of Works: Construction of Fish
Processing Plant.
Client: National Fisheries Authority / ADB
Engiener: GHD / Kramer
Location: Kavieng, New Ireland Province - PNG
Status: Complete

ALOTAU POLICE STATION
Completed November 2001
Brief Description of Works: Construction of the
Alotau Police Station.
Client: Ausaid
Engineer: SPEC / A&L
Location: Alotau, Milne Bay Province - PNG
Status: Complete

UMI BRIDGE

Completed November 2001
Brief Description of Works: Bridge Construction.
Client: Fujita / Engineer: Nippon Koei
Location: Highlands Highway, Morobe - PNG
Status: Complete

VANIMO WHARF UPGRADING
Completed November 1997
Brief Description of Works: Upgrading of existing
wharf structure, including construction of new
wharf structure.
Client: PNGHB / Engineer: Ove Arup P/L
Location: Sandaun Province - PNG
Status: Complete

AITAPE DAMANSARA JETTY
Completed December 1996
Brief Description of Works: Design and construction
of 160m long sheet pile wharf.
Client: Damansara company of Malaysia
Engineer: SG Structural Engineers
Location: Vanimo, Sandaun Province - PNG
Status: Complet