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.
Important Changes to MSIC Applications
Please be advised that as of 14 July 2023, the Port of Townsville will no longer process MSIC applications.
More than 300,000 international visitors enjoy cruising the Australian coastline each year, injecting more than $5bn into the economy and supporting more than 18,000 local jobs.
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Record-breaking cruise season to tip $4.7 million into local businesses
Townsville is gearing up for its biggest ever cruise season with today’s visit (23 November 2023) from Silver Muse leading the way for a record 18 vessels calling at the Port of Townsville over the coming months. More than 21,000 passengers and crew will disembark in Townsville this summer, di31st October 2023
Local contractor awarded $1.5m Port contract
Port of Townsville has appointed local contractor CivilPlus Constructions to complete a critical piece of work as part of the port’s $251 million Channel Upgrade project. CivilPlus Constructions will carry out a $1.5 million works package to shorten the Eastern Breakwater, making way for chann11th September 2023
500-day countdown to colossal cruise boost
Townsville’s tourism industry is gearing up for a major boost with just 500 days until the city begins welcoming the Large Class of cruise liners, which will carry up to three-times as many passengers into the city as previous visiting vessels. P&O Australia will lead the charge with their