The Port of Yamba is Australia’s Eastern most sea port and is located at the mouth of the Clarence River in Northern New South Wales. This Port serves the whole Northern Rivers District including the towns of Grafton, Maclean, Ballina, Lismore, Casino and Coffs Harbour. It is also the home port of the State’s second largest fishing fleet and handles a range of imports and exports.
Exports: Timber (hardwood logs), including treated poles, live animals, manufactured items, kit houses, boats, explosives and general cargo.
Imports: Timber products and general cargo.
The main general cargo berth is at Goodwood Island Wharf. The wharf is 70 metres long and has a paved storage area of 5,000 square metres. Undercover storage is also available. Depth alongside is 6 metres at LW and vessels in excess of 100 metres length can be safely secured at the berth. Ship's cargo gear is normally employed, although mobile cranes of up to 50 tonnes capacity are available with sufficient notice. Shipping channel depths are maintained at 4.0 metres at low water. The Port is administered by Sydney Ports Corporation, has a designated Harbour Master/ Pilot and is a 24 hour Port.
The Port handles approximately 12,000 mass tonnes of cargo per annum and provides a link to Norfolk Islands, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Time Zone: GMT + 10h