The Cairns Shipping Development Project aims to develop port infrastructure in order to secure a greater share of the international cruise ship market, enhance Naval capacity and improve port efficiencies.Read More
Far North Queensland Ports Corporation Limited, trading as Ports North, is a company Queensland Government Owned Corporation responsible for the development and management of the declared Ports of Cairns, Cape Flattery, Karumba, Mourilyan, Skardon River, Quintell Beach, Thursday Island, Burketown and Cooktown.
Ports North's operations and facilities are vital to the economic development of the regional centres they service and the State's tourism and export performance.
Our ports handle bulk shipments of sugar, molasses, silica sand, zinc, fuel, fertiliser, log product, livestock and general cargo.
Ports North also has extensive marina and tourism facilities, particularly in Cairns.
Ports North has a range of strategic land holdings, including approximately 207 hectares of freehold and 807 hectares of leasehold Strategic Port Land and properties across its ports.
The shareholding Ministers are the Honourable Curtis Pitt, Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships; and the Honourable Mark Bailey, Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports, and Minister for Energy and Water Supply.
To be a successful, sustainable port operator and a valued contributor to regional economic growth.
To enable business and trade growth by: