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Current and recently completed projects at our Ports are listed below.

Port of Mackay Projects

ProjectOverviewStatus and key dates

Water network improvement package
  • Three separate projects aimed at upgrading the Port of Mackay's water infrastructure network.
Tender one awarded - works underway

Media release 

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 awarded - works underway
Media release
Completed works

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.

Media release  26 July 2021

Media release  11 December 2020

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.


Media release  5 February  2021

Media release 7 September 2020

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.

Media release

Port of Abbot Point / Bowen Wharf


Bowen Wharf Repair Project

  • The project will include the repair or replacement of some of the Wharf’s timber members.
  • Repair works will ensure the 150-year-old Wharf remains available to the public and continues to provide temporary towage infrastructure for Abbot Point’s towage operations.
  • NQBP appreciates the Wharf is popular for recreational activities such as fishing and will aim to keep some public access throughout the works provided it is safe and practical to do so.


Media release 11 January 2021

Media release 16 August 2021


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