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Season's Greetings for cruise ship visitors

20th December 2017

                  Christmas Day at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal will be twice the fun this year with the arrival of two cruise ships carrying 2,382 passengers and crew from around the world. First to dock will be the AIDAcara arriving at 0800hrs from ...

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Ports North welcomes L’Austral and Pacific Aria

7th December 2017

The Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal (CCLT) will welcome L’Austral to Cairns on Friday December 8, with approximately 360 passengers and crew on board.  The ship is scheduled to dock in the Port of Cairns at 06.30hrs arriving from Lizard Island and will depart for Alotau, PNG, at 16.00hrs. &n...

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Ports North backs new photography award for CIAF

1st December 2017

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) will expand its annual art awards in 2018 to recognise the powerful medium of photography through a new $5000 prize backed by major partner, Ports North. This year’s inaugural awards comprised five judging categories (Emerging, Innovation, Art Centre, Premier&...

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Ports North congratulates 2017 Environment Award winners

30th November 2017

Ports North congratulates the winners of the 2017 Ports North Environment Award which will be presented at the Business Liaison Association Awards Night tonight. Open to all senior science school students in the Far North Queensland region from Tully to Thursday Island, students must carry out a fi...

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November cruising finishes with a flourish

24th November 2017

                          The Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal will welcome three cruise ships next week as the November cruise month ends with a flourish. Starting on Monday, November 27, Seabourn Encore will dock at noon for an overnight...

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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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