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Portland supplies nearly 40% of Victoria's wet-landed fish (worth around $30 million) and is an integral hub for the fishing industry operating in the Bass Strait and the Southern Ocean.
The Wharf is 268m long and can berth around nine vessels, which can be up to 300 tonnes. The wharf is reserved for the commercial fishing industry but occasionally hosts other ships for special events, exceptional circumstances, or emergencies. Please refer to Apply for a Berth for more information.
Access, Utilities, and Parking
Fees and Charges
The Local Port also berths oil/gas rig tenders, tugs, tall ships, patrol boats, and other types of vessels. You can view a list of the current Trawler Wharf Fees(PDF, 33KB) from our Annual budget page.
Portland offers a range of berthing options both for permanent and short-term bookings.
Berthing options are available at our Marina, Trawler Wharf, and Swing Moorings.
Phone (03) 5522 2140
The Port Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Manager: email@example.com
After Hours, Pollution reports and Emergencies
Contact the Local Port Officers on (03) 5522 2140
The Local Port of Portland Bay is located on Lee Breakwater Rd, Portland.
*The Port of Portland (separate entity) manages commercial shipping, imports, exports and can be contacted on 03 5525 0900.