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Brisbane Port (AUBNE)

Port Code AUBNE City Brisbane
Port Name BRISBANE Country/Region Australia QLD
Category Port City Route AUSTRALIA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Main Port

Introduction of Brisbane Port (AUBNE)

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      The Port of Brisbane is located at the mouth of the Brisbane River on the outskirts of Brisbane in Queensland on the east coast of Australia. It is the third busiest and fastest growing container port in Australia It is included in the main navigation channel Moreton Bay, of which 90 kilometers (56 miles), extends north to Laba, and is dredged to maintain a minimum water depth of 14 meters. The next two largest ports in Queensland are Port Gladstone and Port Townsville. The Port of Brisbane is located on the lower reaches of the Brisbane River on the east coast of Australia and north of Moreton Bay. It is the third busiest port in the country. According to a survey conducted by the Queensland Department of Primary Industries, the Port of Brisbane was the most likely port where South American fire ants entered Australia. Approximately 60% of the coal transported through the port originates from the New Aklan Mine.

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Summary of AUBNE

Brisbane Port (port code: AUBNE) is Australia's third largest container port and Queensland’s largest multi-cargo port. It lies on Australia's eastern shores at the mouth of the Brisbane River as it enters Moreton Bay.
The port contains 27 berths, including six for handling containers, five for oil, five for general cargo and motor vehicles, two for chemicals and fertilizers, two for liquid bulk cargoes, and two fit-out berths
The port handles approximately 32 million tons of cargo and 896,200TEU annually. The port's major imports are crude oil, cement, iron and steel, gypsum/limestone, fertilisers and chemicals, timber and wood, paper, building products, transport equipment and motor vehicles. The port's major exports are coal, refined oil, metal ores, scrap, grain, meat and meat products, woodchips and timber, animal and vegetable oils, fertilisers, chemicals, fruit and vegetables, silica sand, cotton, cotton seed, iron and steel.
Each year about 2,450 vessels visit this port, among which around 53% are sailing vessels, and 23% are cargo vessels. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 336 meters. The maximum draught is 14 meters. The maximum deadweight is 158,734t.