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$127m Port hub revamp turns the tide for Cairns

26th June 2020

Minister for Transport and Main RoadsThe Honourable Mark Bailey Thursday, June 25, 2020 The largest port development in Cairns’ history is now complete, providing a much-needed shot in the arm for the tropical north city as it continues its COVID-19 recovery. Crews have wrapped up works on th...

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Dredging report reveals thriving seagrass meadows

14th April 2020

Dredging carried out for the Cairns Shipping Development Project has had no adverse impact on the seagrass meadows in Trinity Inlet and some areas have actually expanded during operations, a new report has found. In another major find, seagrass distribution across the larger port limits covers the s...

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Cruise ships on the March

11th March 2020

The cruise ship Artania, will be the first to arrive at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal tomorrow (FRIDAY March 6) in what is set to be the busiest month of arrivals for 2020. Ten ships will visit Cairns in March, with three making their maiden calls. “We are seeing some real results for crui...

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Cairns on cruise control as Port salutes largest ever ship visit

11th March 2020

Minister for Transport and Main Roads The Honourable Mark Bailey Friday, February 28, 2020 The largest ship ever to enter the Port of Cairns berthed today, marking a historic evolution for Far North Queensland’s cruise ship industry. This time last year, the 294-metre-long Queen Elizabeth w...

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Phase 2 Extreme Weather Event Preparedness - Port of Karumba

22nd February 2020

At 11.25hrs the Acting Regional Habour Master (Cairns) advises a weather event is likely to effect the Port of Karumba within 24 hours. Vessel Operators and owners should review their safety plans and address any outstanding matters. The extreme weather plan is available from the Maritime Safety Que...

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Port of Karumba - Extreme Weather event - Prevention Phase (Phase 1)

21st February 2020

At 3pm today, Friday February 21, the Regional Harbour Master has advised a weather event is likely to effect the Port of Karumba within the next 48 hours. Vessel operators and owners should review their safety plans and address any outstanding matters. the Extreme Weather Plan is available at the M...

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Palaszczuk Government backs tourism jobs at Cairns marina

14th February 2020

Below is a media announcement issued today by the Deputy Premier.  Ports North is currently working through the implementation details for the relief package and will contact the relevant port customers when these are finalised.  Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aborigi...

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Ports North welcomes cruise ship Boudicca

7th January 2020

She has had long and impressive history in the cruise shipping industry under many names, has undergone several makeovers throughout her 47 years, and now the Boudicca will be welcomed to the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal tomorrow (Wed Jan 8), for her very first visit to the port.  Carrying 954 ...

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Public Notice - Construction works on Wharf 1.

9th December 2019

As part of the current wharf upgrade works for the Cairns Shipping Development Project, Ports North would like to advise that pile driving works will be taking place in the Wharf 1 area on Monday 9 December and Tuesday 10 December 2019. There will be some noise impact in the area, and Austral Const...

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Ports North welcomes a triple treat next week

18th October 2019

The Port of Cairns will be abuzz with visitors as cruise ships carrying more than 8,000 passengers and crew arrive at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal over Tuesday and Wednesday next week.  Sun Princess will be first into port at 0645hrs on Tuesday October 22, arriving from PNG with 2,760 pas...

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