Port of Gladstone
The Port of Gladstone is one of Australia’s finest natural deepwater harbours and Queensland’s largest multi-commodity port.
Port Information Handbook
The Port of Gladstone Information Handbook provides a detailed overview of the port’s facilities and services for ship’s masters, agents and owners.
The Port of Gladstone has eight main wharf centres, comprising 20 wharves total:
- RG Tanna Coal Terminal — four wharves owned and operated by GPC
- Barney Point Terminal — one wharf owned and operated by GPC
- Auckland Point Terminal — four wharves owned by GPC and operated by others
- Fisherman’s Landing — four wharves operated by multiple companies
- South Trees — two wharves operated by Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL)
- Boyne Wharf — one wharf operated by Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL)
- Curtis Island — three wharves operated by LNG companies; Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG), Santos GLNG and Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG)
- Wiggins Island Coal Terminal — one wharf operated by Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET).
The Port of Gladstone handles over 30 different products, led by coal, LNG and aluminium, in addition to cement, petroleum and timber.
The port handles 42 coal types across 84 stockpile zones. The majority of coal handled at the port is coking coal, which is exported to Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, India, Italy and France for high-quality steel manufacturing. Approximately 30% of the coal exported is thermal, which is used to fuel the boilers of power stations in Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Israel.
Please refer to our shipping schedules page for shipping movements in the Port of Gladstone.
Please refer to our port charges page for rates for the Port of Gladstone.