Weipa Port Procedures and Information for Shipping
The port of Weipa is situated approximately 200km south from the tip of Cape York on the west coast of the Cape York Peninsula and 800km by road from Cairns. Weipa has a population of about 3500 people.
Its principal export is bauxite from the Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) mine, the majority of which is shipped to the Rio Tinto Alcan refinery at Gladstone.
Weipa shipping manual
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Regional Harbour Master (Cairns)
Phone: +61 7 4052 7400z
Fax: +61 7 4052 7451w
Cairns Vessel Traffic Services
Phone: +61 7 4052 7470z
Fax: +61 7 4052 7460w
North Queensland Bulk Ports
Phone: +61 7 4069 7749z (after hours: +61 4 2818 0243v, head office: +61 7 3224 7426z)
Fax: +61 7 4069 7518w
- Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
- Department of Home Affairs (Customs)
- 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.
vStandard mobile call rates will apply.