In September 2020 we announced a $17 million package of infrastructure works for the Port of Mackay. Stay up to date with news from each project here on via our social media accounts.

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Port of Mackay Projects

ProjectOverviewStatus and key dates

Wharf 4 eastern access deck upgrade

  • Upgrade the Wharf 4 Eastern access deck to a custom steel deck increasing its width and capacity to accommodate over mass RoRo cargoes.
  • This investment will improve NQBP’s RoRo trade capabilities and create opportunities for trade diversification by enabling heavier and wider cargoes through the port.

Tender awarded - works underway

Wharf 1 upgrade

  • This investment will improve infrastructure capability to handle extra-long (85m to 95m) cargoes to attract new trade opportunities and diversify.
  • The construction works will involve extension of Wharf 1 access bridge to enable trade of longer breakbulk material, for example rail projects.
Tender awarded - works underway

Western Revetment

  • Stabilisation works on a deteriorated sheet pile wall within the port area to improve safety.
  • The sheet piling were remnants from an old temporary dry dock built for the construction of the Hay Point Jetty in 1973.
  • The works will involve placement of 15,000 tonnes of rock material sourced from local quarries to form a new revetment structure.
Tender awarded - works underway
Maintenance Dredging
  • Essential maintenance dredging is planned for up to 14 days at the Port of Mackay in early December 2020.
  • Maintenance dredging ensures efficient, navigable shipping depths for port users.
Works to begin early December

New tug berth facility

  • Construction of a new purpose-built, tug facility inside the port for its critical towage operation.
  • The facility will cater for the current fleet requirements and support future expansion.
Tender advertised closes 27 November 2020

Project Map

Port of Hay Point Projects


Port of Hay Point – Administration building refurbishment

  • Essential refurbishment and upgrade of the interior fit outs and utilities of the building.
  • The refurbishment and upgrade works will extend the usable life and cater for continued operation and usage of the building.
Tenders closed – under assessment

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