Cape York’s Construction & Marine Services Experts

Carpentaria Contracting (CC) and Carpentaria Marine Services (CMS) provides first class construction and marine services, as well as equipment, plant and labour hire to clients across Cape York, the Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, East Coast of Australia and local Communities. Established in 1994, we are a remote area specialist and provide a one stop shop service for projects of all sizes in remote and sometimes hard to get places. We cater for private customers, business clients and government agencies.

Our Company

We have built a skilled, experienced and reliable workforce, with a strong focus on the engagement, training and retention of Indigenous employees. We deliver projects on time and budget.

Our Values

Dedication to sustainability and safety at all levels of operation. Our Health, Safety and Environmental Management System is fully accredited AS/NZ 4801-
2001 & AS/NZ ISO 14001.


Extensive range of plant and equipment for hire. Everything from vehicles to portable buildings, lighting, excavation and compaction, pumps and more.


We provide specialist, skilled and unskilled labour. Our capabilities include engineers, electricians, mechanics, equipment operators and more.


Construction specialists with capabilities for most projects, including civil, metal fabrication, remote area building, mining, industrial, commercial and more.


CMS has been serving Cairns, the Gulf of Carpentaria and Torres Straits since 2005. Workboats of various sizes, tug and barge combinations and more.


Experienced electrical contracting team including qualified tradespeople, project managers, estimators and supervisors, as well as apprentices.


Our Environmental and Grounds Maintenance department has the equipment, experience and qualifications to service environmental projects.


At CC and CMS we believe that our focus on nurturing and building the capability and capacity of the human resources within our business, is our key point of difference. We have continued to grow and diversify our construction and marine services since inception, to become the contractor of choice to clients across Government and the Resources sector, with a depth of engagement that fosters genuine opportunities for Indigenous people.

Our focus is on capacity building designed to unlock the potential of Indigenous people and increase opportunities to build self-esteem and encourage self-development. We are a remote area specialist with the proven performance to successfully complete projects large and small, across Northern Australia and beyond.


Different pieces of plant and equipment available for hire from CC.


Years of operations in the Gulf of Carpentaria and Northern Australia.


Projects successfully completed since we started in 1994.


Environmental impacts reported in the last 5 years.

Some Of Our Marine & Land Based Projects

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