Fees and charges

Use our fees and charges information below to get an idea of how much you can expect to pay when using our ports.

For any further questions or if an item or product is not listed, please contact our Commercial Team.

  • Dues Payable to NQBP


    Financial Year 2023-24

    Vessels UnitExcluding GST Including GST

    For each 24 hours or part thereof from the time of berthing

    Per Gross Register Tonne (GRT)

    $0.534

    $0.587

    Minimum charge per berthing

     

    $2,590.301

    $2,849.331

    Bulk Liquids UnitExcluding GST Including GST

    Molasses

    Per Tonne

    $4.178

    $4.596

    Petroleum and LP Gas

    Per Kilolitre

    $6.246

    $6.871

    Rectified Spirit, industrial alcohol and similar products

    Per Kilolitre

    $5.777

    $6.355

    Dry Bulk Loaded By Conveyor UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Grain ‐ bulk  Per Tonne $4.596 $5.056
    Sugar – raw  Per Tonne $4.178 $4.596
    Sugar – refined  Per Tonne $3.963 $4.359
    Other UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Empty Containers Per Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (TEU)Price on Application 
    Full or Partly Full Containers Per TEUPrice on Application 

    Goods not otherwise specified (per tonne, kilolitre or cubic metre, whichever is greater)

    Greater Of $6.374 $7.011
    Motor Vehicles and other mobile equipment (per tonne)

    NB: 'Other mobile equipment' charge applies where equipment is driven onto or off the wharf; or, it is able to be driven onto or off the wharf, but due to restrictions of wharf being used, the equipment is instead trayed/floated onto or off the wharf by heavy vehicle.
    Greater Of $19.346 $21.281
    Animals UnitExcluding GST Including GST

    All

    Each

    $3.889

    $4.278

    Financial Year 2024-25

    Effective 1 July 2024

    Vessels UnitExcluding GST Including GST

    For the first 24 hours or part thereof from the time of berthing

    Per GRT

    $0.0555

    $0.611

    Minimum charge per berthing

     

    $2,693.913

    $2,963.304

    Bulk Liquids UnitExcluding GST Including GST

    Molasses

    Per Tonne

    $4.345

    $4.780

    Petroleum and LP Gas

    Per Kilolitre

    $6.558

    $7.214

    Rectified Spirit, industrial alcohol and similar products

    Per Kilolitre

    $6.008

    $6.609

    Dry Bulk Loaded By Conveyor UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Grain ‐ bulk  Per Tonne$4.780 $5.258
    Sugar – rawPer Tonne $4.345 $4.780
    Sugar – refined Per Tonne $4.122 $4.534
    Other UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Empty Containers per Per Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) Price on ApplicationPrice on Application
    Full or Partly Full Containers  Per TEUPrice on ApplicationPrice on Application

    Goods not otherwise specified (per tonne, kilolitre or cubic metre, whichever is greater)

    Greater of $6.629 $7.292
    Motor Vehicles and other mobile equipment (per tonne)

    NB: 'Other mobile equipment' charge applies where equipment is driven onto or off the wharf; or, it is able to be driven onto or off the wharf, but due to restrictions of wharf being used, the equipment is instead trayed/floated onto or off the wharf by heavy vehicle.
    Per Tonne $20.120 $22.132
    Laydown AreaPer Square MetrePrice on ApplicationPrice on Application
    Animals UnitExcluding GST Including GST

    All

    Each

    $4.045

    $4.449

    Service and security charges


    Financial Year 2023-24

    Various UnitExcluding GST Including GST

    Mooring and Unmooring charges for shipping

    Per Vessel

    $3,350.574

    $3,685.631

    Gangway Movement Charge

    Per Movement$1,675.292 $1,842.821

    General Port Security Charge ‐ All Vessels

    Per Vessel$1,689.968 $1,858.965
    Maritime Security Guard Fee
    *(Applies to Passenger Vessels and Dangerous Good Vessels)
    Per Hour$57.08 $62.788
    Fresh Water Charge (per kilolitre)  At Cost** 

    Miscellaneous Fees

    Price on Application for the following fees:

    • refueling permit fees
    • jack up barge and other barges mooring fees
    • other vessel mooring fees
    • other commercial activity fees.

    * During Public Holidays, the Maritime Security Guard Fee will be $92.00 ex GST per hour ($101.20 incl GST per hour).

    ** As charged by the Mackay Regional Council.  The Council charge is $2.91 per kilolitre (no GST applicable). Council review their fees each financial year.

    Financial Year 2024-25

    Effective 1 July 2024

    VariousUnitExcluding GST Including GST

    Mooring and Unmooring charges for shipping

    Per Vessel

    $3,484.597

    $3,883.057

    Gangway Movement Charge

    Per Movement $1,742.304 $1,916.534

    General Port Security Charge ‐ All Vessels

    Per Vessel $1,757.567 $1,933.323
    Maritime Security Guard Fee (per hour)*(Applies to Passenger Vessels and Dangerous Good Vessels) Per Hour $59.363 $65.30
    Fresh Water Charge (per kilolitre) At Cost**   

    Miscellaneous Fees

    Price on Application for the following fees:

    • refueling permit fees
    • jack up barge and other barges mooring fees
    • other vessel mooring fees
    • other commercial activity fees.

    * During Public Holidays, the Maritime Security Guard Fee will be $96.60 ex GST per hour ($106.26 incl GST per hour).

    ** As charged by the Mackay Regional Council.  The Council charge is $2.91 per kilolitre (no GST applicable). Council review their fees each financial year.

    Due date and processing

    Port charges levied are those applicable on the date the ship departs the berth or mooring area.

    The due date for payment of port charges is 30 days from the date of invoice (or as otherwise indicated on the invoice).

    All debts not paid by the due date may incur interest based on the Commonwealth Bank Overdraft Reference Rate plus 2%, charged daily from the due date until the total debt (port charges plus any accrued interest) is paid in full.

    NQBP may recover an administrative fee (minimum of $100) and any additional administration costs or legal costs (including any external legal costs based on invoiced accounts) incurred by NQBP as part of the debt recovery process in addition to the invoiced port charges and any accrued interest (these fees and charges are deemed to be an additional port charge).

  • Dues payable to NQBP


    Financial Year 2023-24

      Excluding GSTExcluding GST Including GST
    Harbour dues  Per Tonne$0.230 $0.253
    Tonnage dues Per Gross Register Tonne$0.108 $0.119
    Security dues Per Tonne$0.032 $0.035

    Harbour dues are not payable on the ship’s stores when shipped in the port for consumption or use by the loading ship.

    Financial Year 2024-25

    Effective 1 July 2024

    UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Harbour dues  Per Tonne $0.251 $0.276
    Tonnage dues Per Gross Register Tonne $0.118 $0.129
    Security dues Per Tonne $0.032 $0.035

    Due date and processing

    Port charges levied are those applicable on the date the ship departs the berth or mooring area. The due date for payment of port charges is 30 days from the date of invoice (or as otherwise indicated on the invoice). All debts not paid by the due date may incur interest based on the Commonwealth Bank Overdraft Reference Rate plus 2%, charged daily from the due date until the total debt (port charges plus any accrued interest) is paid in full.

    NQBP may recover an administrative fee (minimum of $100) and any additional administration costs or legal costs (including any external legal costs based on invoiced accounts) incurred by NQBP as part of the debt recovery process in addition to the invoiced port charges and any accrued interest (these fees and charges are deemed to be an additional port charge).

  • Dues payable to NQBP


    Financial Year 2023-24

    Hay Point Coal Terminal (HPCT) Price Schedule

      UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Harbour dues  Per Tonne$0.075 $0.083
    Tonnage duesPer Gross Register Tonne GRT $0.347 $0.382

    Dalrymple Bay Terminal (DBCT) Price Schedule

      UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Harbour dues  Per Tonne$0.085 $0.094
    Tonnage dues  Per GRT$0.371 $0.408

    Hay Point Tug Harbour Price Schedule

      Excluding GSTExcluding GST Including GST
    Harbour dues  Per Tonne $6,470.862 $7,117.948
    Tonnage dues Per GRT $1.195 $1.315

    Harbour dues are not payable on the ship's stores when shipped in the port for consumption or use by the loading ship.

    Financial Year 2024-25

    Effective 1 July 2024

    Hay Point Coal Terminal (HPCT) Price Schedule

      UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Harbour dues Per Tonne $0.079 $0.087
    Tonnage dues Per GRT $0.364 $0.400

    Dalrymple Bay Terminal (DBCT) Price Schedule

      UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Harbour dues  Per Tonne $0.089 $0.098
    Tonnage dues  Per GRT $0.364 $0.400

    Hay Point Tug Harbour - Marine Operating Facility Price Schedule

    UnitExcluding GST Including GST
    Harbour dues Per Tonne Price on ApplicationPrice on Application
    Tonnage dues  Per GRTPrice on Application Price on Application
    Laydown AreaPer Square MetrePrice on ApplicationPrice on Application

    Due date and processing

    Port charges levied are those applicable on the date the ship departs the berth or mooring area. The due date for payment of port charges is 30 days from the date of invoice (or as otherwise indicated on the invoice). All debts not paid by the due date may incur interest based on the Commonwealth Bank Overdraft
    Reference Rate plus 2%, charged daily from the due date until the total debt (port charges plus any accrued interest) is paid in full.

    NQBP may recover an administrative fee (minimum of $100) and any additional
    administration costs or legal costs (including any external legal costs based on invoiced accounts) incurred by NQBP as part of the debt recovery process in addition to the invoiced port charges and any accrued interest (these fees and charges are deemed to be an additional port charge).

  • Port fees and charges for NQBP’s Weipa assets are determined on an individual basis. For more information please contact us.