Port of Cape Flattery
The Port of Cape Flattery is situated more than 200 kilometres north of Cairns on the east coast of Cape York Peninsula. It is used for the export of silica sand from the Cape Flattery mine, and is operated by Cape Flattery Silica Mines Pty Ltd. The company is the world's largest producer and exporter of silica sand.
There are onshore silica sand handling and stockpiling facilities and a 500 metre, single trestle jetty and conveyor running from the mine to an offshore berth and ship loader.
There is also a general purpose wharf for the import of fuel and other supplies for the mine and for the mooring of two line boats which assist in ship berthing.