“…DUKC® has allowed Port Hedland to ship out an extra 8,000,000 tonnes of iron ore each year, that’s an extra $240,000,000 in revenue p.a.” Captain D. Baker, Port Hedland
OMC International is an Australian maritime engineering company specialising in ship motion analysis, Under Keel Clearance (UKC) systems and channel design. Over the past 18 years, its unique Dynamic Under Keel Clearance (DUKC®) system has improved the safety and efficiency of large ships moving through shallow waterways. DUKC® is in 22 ports worldwide and has helped nearly 90,000 ships safely move in and out of ports, delivering more than US$15 billion in economic benefits to port users.
In 2010, OMC Founder and Executive Director Dr Terry O'Brien, who is the innovator of his company's DUKC® technology, was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to the maritime transport industry.
OMC wins St Lawrence contract
Australian maritime engineering firm, OMC International (Shipping Australia Limited corporate associate member) has won a major Canadian contract for its DUKC electronic navigation system to operate in the St Lawrence River...more
DUKC® saves billions of dollars for the shipping industry worldwide. Other benefits include Safety, Environmental and Efficiency... more