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Port Procedures and Information for Shipping—Townsville

Image of Townsville portTownsville is the principal port in north Queensland and services a large area that includes the mining community at Mount Isa and the Greenvale nickel refinery. The main imports are refined fuel products, nickel ore, motor vehicles, cement and general cargo.

Exports include raw sugar, copper and zinc concentrates, refined lead, copper, zinc and nickel, high analysis fertiliser in bulk, molasses, frozen beef, and live cattle.

Townsville is also a regular port of call for cruise ships and naval vessels.

Port Procedures and Information for Shipping—Port of Townsville (last updated January 2018).

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Contact information

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Last updated
02 May 2018