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Brisbane Port Procedures and Information for Shipping

Image of Brisbane portBrisbane is the state capital of Queensland. It is Queensland's largest general cargo port and the fastest growing container port in Australia. There are currently 7 dedicated container berths in the port with a further 2 being developed.

There are 2 oil refineries situated at Brisbane, which makes crude oil the port's principal import. Crude oil is processed and the resulting refined products are shipped to other areas of Australia.

Other imports include fertilisers, chemicals, motor vehicles, cement clinker and gypsum, paper and building products and machinery. Exports include coal, refined petroleum products, grain and woodchips, mineral sand, scrap metal, tallow, live cattle, beef and dairy products and timber.

There are approximately 2650 vessel visits annually. Cruise ships are catered for at the cruise ship terminal at Hamilton and naval vessels are frequent visitors.

Port Procedures and Information for Shipping—Port of Brisbane (last updated February 2012).

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Last updated
17 October 2014