Port of Portland

Port of Portland is a deep-water bulk port strategically located between the ports of Melbourne and Adelaide. It is the international gateway for the Green Triangle Region, an area blessed with an abundance of natural resources.

The Port specialises in bulk commodities, particularly agricultural, forestry and mining products as well as aluminium and fertiliser. It has approximately six million tonnes in annual throughput.

The export trade includes grain, woodchips, logs, aluminium ingots and livestock, while import commodities are alumina, liquid pitch and fertiliser products.

The Port's close proximity to shipping lanes and deep-water approaches provides unimpeded access right to the entrance of the harbour basin.

The Port is served by both road and rail systems, which bypass the City of Portland to allow 24-hour access. It delivers $2.5 billion into the region and the nation each year - a figure that will continue to grow.

"AGAINST THE ODDS" available for viewing

Port of Portland is generously providing FREE on-line access to the recently launched documentary "Against the Odds"

"Against the Odds" tells the story of Port of Portland from conception to today, sharing insights into the people who have been part of the port's modern history.  Using rare previously unseen 16mm film, the documentary captures the memories of port employees who have served for many years.

Click here to watch DVD


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Copyright 2016 Port of Portland, Glenelg Shire & Powerhouse Productions. All rights reserved. No part of this video may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any forms or by any other means, without the prior written permission of the producers.


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Port of Portland welcomed the cruise ship MV Pacific Eden on 6 February 2016. We now have a further five cruise vessels lined up to visit the Port of Portland over the next two-years.

Click here to view the Cruise Ship Schedule

For further information on Cruise Ship bookings please contact the Ports Business Development Unit on 03 5525 0900.

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