Sydney (AUSYD)

Port Code AUSYD City Sydney
Port Name Sydney Country/Region Australia NSW
Category Port City Route AUSTRALIA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Main Port

Introduction of Sydney (AUSYD)



Sydney Harbour, also known as "Port Jackson", is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Sydney Harbour is a natural harbour bordering the South Pacific to the east and the Parramatta River (through Parramatta City) to the west. It is widely regarded as one of the best harbors in the world. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is located here and is famous all over the world. Geographically speaking, Sydney Harbour is a valley with an area of ​​55 square kilometers and a length of 19 kilometers. The perimeter of the estuary is 317 kilometers, and its capacity at high tide is 562 million cubic meters.


  • When Australia was discovered and colonized in Europe, the land around Sydney Harbour was home to some indigenous tribes including Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Eora and Wangal.
  • In 1770, Captain James Cook discovered Sydney Harbour and named it "Port Jackson" after his friend Sir George Jackson's surname. In the logbook, James wrote: "At the bay two or three miles away on land we found a seemingly safe anchorage point, which I call Port Jackson." This is well documented by Europeans. The first discovery.
  • In 1942, during the Second World War, in order to protect Sydney Harbour from submarine attacks, Mosman established the "Sydney Harbour Anti-Submarine Boom" (Sydney Harbour Anti-Submarine Boom) from Green (Laings) Point to George Head. Net). On the night of May 31, 1942, three Japanese submarines attempted to invade Sydney Harbour, but one of them was trapped on the west side of the anti-submarine net, and the crew blew and died.


  • There are many islands in Sydney Harbour, including Shark Island, Clark Island, Fort Denison, Goat Island, Cockatoo Island, Spectacle Island, Snapper Island ) And Rodd Island.
  • At the same time, some islands have gradually become part of the land due to reclamation projects. This includes Bennelong Island, Garden Island and Berry Island.

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Summary of AUSYD

Sydney Port (Port Code: AUSYD) is a port lying on the shores of the natural harbour of Port Jackson on the southeastern coast, 250 km. northeast of Canberra and 740 km. southwest of Brisbane. The port is divided into five main parts; Sydney Cove and Darling Harbour, both handling cruise and local passengers, White Bay for cruise passengers and breakbulk cargo, Glebe Bay for dry bulk and Gore Cove for liquid bulk. In addition, there are many berths and pontoons for military vessels, repairs, barges, coastal traffic, leisure craft and tourist boats. Port of Sydney handles over $60 billion in international and domestic trade annully. The Port of Sydney contributes over $2.5 billion to New South Wales' economy every year and supports over 17 thousand jobs. The Port of Sydney handles almost a third of the countries containerized cargoes.