About the port
Port of Melbourne is Australia's largest container and general cargo port, handling around 37% of the nation's container trade.
More than forty shipping lines, make around 3100 ship calls a year to Melbourne, providing services to ports in all major parts of the world.
The port is at the north of Port Phillip Bay. It is serviced by more than 100 nautical miles of shipping channels and fairways between the Port Phillip Heads and the berths on the Yarra River, at Williamstown and Station Pier, Port Melbourne.