Delivering Sustainable Prosperity
Port for the Future
We exist to create prosperity for our communities and value for our customers and shareholders through world-leading sustainable operations.
The Port of Townsville is Northern Australia’s largest container and automotive port, and the country's leading exporter of copper, zinc, lead, sugar, fertiliser and molasses. Located in the heart of Northern Australia's largest city, the Port handles more than 30 diverse commodities and is a strategic defence and cruise port.
The Port of Lucinda is located 100 kilometres north of Townsville, and is the prime sugar export facility for the Hinchinbrook region.
Trade through our ports is forecast to treble over the next 30 years, and our $1.6 billion port expansion plan will ensure that we facilitate growth in a sustainable manner.
Port Vision 2050 sets out our journey to a sustainable future, with 12 strategic objectives and 27 initiatives across four priority areas to do more for the planet, the communities we serve, for our people and for the prosperity of our region as Australia's Port for the Future.
Port of Townsville/Lucinda manages and develops port facilities and services to cater for existing and future commodities, complex trade projects and regional economic development.
We have a long history in supporting community and charity groups in our region.
The Port of Townsville is following all Government recommendations regarding the prevention and management of COVID-19.
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Cars and containers buoy Port profits
Significant surges in the number of motor vehicles and containerised goods imported through the Port of Townsville helped deliver modest profit growth in the face of another challenging year.In 2020-21, the Port of Townsville delivered a strong operating result of $14.3 million, up 3.3 per cent on t8th September 2021
Truckies driving efficiencies at the Port
A new $4.5 million truck staging area is open for business at the Port of Townsville, providing safer access for the 300,000 trucks that pass through the Port gates each year. Up to 20 triple road trains can assemble just outside the Port’s main gates on Benwell Road at any one time, easing co7th September 2021
Port builds North Queensland's hydrogen future
North Queenslanders could be shipping 120,000 tonnes of renewable hydrogen to South Korea in the next decade with the Port of Townsville and Ark Energy signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said a feasibility study will investi