Tug Licence - Queensland


This licence is required to use or employ a tug for conducting vessels or plying for hire within the Mackay Harbour.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Demonstrated operational experience and/or capacity to deliver the services required in the port.


This licence remains in effect for up to 10 years (duration is negotiable).

Transfer process

This licence cannot be transferred without North Queensland Bulk Ports consent, after due diligence.

Information on how to transfer this licence can be obtained from the authority's head office.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

North Queensland Bulk Ports

Port of Mackay

North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited

Operating address: Harbour Road
Queensland 4740
Mailing address: PO Box 3340
North Mackay
Queensland 4740
Phone: 07 4969 0700
Fax: 07 4969 0799
Website: http://www.nqbp.com.au (Opens in new window)