Brisbane Port Procedures and Information for Shipping

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Brisbane is the state capital of Queensland. It is Queensland's largest general cargo port and one of the fastest growing multi-cargo ports in Australia. There are over 2500 vessel visits annually.

There are currently 9 dedicated container berths at Fisherman Island and a further 4 berths that cater for general cargo and motor vehicles.

There is an oil refinery and multiple bulk liquid terminals. Crude oil is one of the port's principal import. Other imports include fertilisers, chemicals, motor vehicles, cement clinker and gypsum, paper and building products and machinery. Exports include coal, refined oils, grain, woodchips, mineral sand, scrap metal, meat products and cotton.

Cruise ships are catered for at the cruise ship terminal at Hamilton and the Fisherman Island Multiuser Terminal. Naval vessels are also frequent visitors.

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Last updated
31 January 2023