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Pacific Eden leaves "home'

6th November 2017

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Global Tourism Hubs deliver more jobs, more investment, and more tourist dollars

28th October 2017

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment The Honourable Curtis Pitt The Palaszczuk Government is embarking on a new global search to attract new investment into iconic world class tourism infrastructure for Queensland which will generate more jobs, boost tourist numbers and spending in the...

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Ports North welcomes next stage in the Cairns Cityport vision - Tropical North Global Tourism Hub

27th October 2017

MEDIA RELEASE Ports North today welcomed the State Government’s announcement of plans to secure the Tropical North Global Tourism Hub for Cairns. Ports North is partnering with the Queensland Government to deliver the project and the port-owned Cityport precinct is nominated as the preferred s...

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Wind farm blades of 57 metres unload at Cairns Port

2nd October 2017

JOINT STATEMENT Acting Premier and Minister for the Arts The Honourable Curtis Pitt Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply The Honourable Mark Bailey The unloading and transporting of the huge blades as part of Ratch Australia Corporation&...

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Port of Mourilyan continues to shine as Far North’s trade hub

28th September 2017

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment The Honourable Curtis Pitt A commercial agreement between Ports North and United Petroleum could see fuel being imported, stored and distributed through the Port of Mourilyan near Innisfail. Acting Premier and Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt said t...

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Pacific Eden homeport season begins

22nd August 2017

The Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal will begin the bustle of the 2017 homeporting season on Thursday August 24, with the arrival of the Pacific Eden. The ship is scheduled to dock in the Port of Cairns a...

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Ports North Welcomes new stage in CSDP

11th July 2017

Cairns Shipping Development Project Revised Draft EIS released for comment Ports North welcomed the release today, by the Queensland Coordinator-General, of the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Cairns Shipping Development Project for public comment. Ports North Chairman Rus...

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Ports North provides vital upgrades to Thursday Island & Horn Island

7th June 2017

Thursday Island and Horn Island will undergo approximately $570,000 worth of port infrastructure works this month when Ports North conducts major wharf pylon and fittings replacements and upgrades the passenger pontoon.The works, to be carried out from the end of June, are expected to take abou...

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CIAF & Ports North win Reconciliation Award

2nd June 2017

After hitting record highs with attendance figures and art sales for its seventh event in 2016, the success of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) and its partnership with Ports North has been recognised with a win at last night’s 2017 Queensland Reconciliation Awards.The Queensla...

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Ports North board meets Mourilyan hub

28th April 2017

The Board of Ports North is visiting the busy Port of Mourilyan today to inspect the port and highlight the value of its expansion to a meeting of stakeholders from the region.The visit coincides with a third shipment of magnetite out of the harbour bound for China.  Board Chairman Russell...

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