Gladstone Port Procedures and Information for Shipping
Gladstone is situated just south of the Tropic of Capricorn, approximately 520km north of Brisbane, and is the principal port in central Queensland. It services a large area that is rich in natural resources, particularly coal. The principal cargoes that are discharged are petroleum products, caustic soda and bauxite, which is refined and re-exported as alumina. Exports include coal, cement clinker, wheat, alumina and aluminium.
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Regional Harbour Master (Gladstone)
Phone: +61 7 4971 5200z
Fax: +61 7 4971 5520w
Gladstone Vessel Traffic Services
Phone: +61 7 4971 5208z
Fax: +61 7 4971 5212w
VHF radio: channels 13 and 16
Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited
Phone: +61 7 4976 1333z
Fax +61 7 4972 3045w
- Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
- Department of Home Affairs (Customs)
Fax: +61 2 6275 6331w
- Bureau of Meteorology
zLocal call – higher rates may apply outside local area or from mobile phones.
wLocal call – higher rates may apply outside local area.