Cairns Port (port code: AUCNS) is a multi-purpose regional port in Australia QLD that caters to a diverse range of customers from project, bulk and general cargo, cruise shipping, fishing fleet and reef passenger ferries. It is located in Queensland on the northeast coast of Australia adjacent to two of nature's most magnificent ecosystems, the Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Rainforest, both World Heritage listed.
The port has eleven berths for cargo, container, cruise liners and tourist vessels. It handles approximately 1.2 million tons of cargo and 18,462TEU annually. The main exports leaving this port include sugar, molasses, petroleum products and minerals. The principal imports entering this port are petroleum products, fertiliser, LPG and general cargoes.
Each year about 1,600 vessels visit this port, among which around 31% are sailing vessels, and 15% are fishing vessels. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 200 meters. The maximum draught is 8.9 meters. The maximum deadweight is 63,500t.