Swanson Dock, Victoria Harbour, City of Melbourne
This is one of four cameras
located at the the shipping center for the
Melbourne. South Wharf is in the foreground. The Port of Melbourne
is Australia’s largest container and general cargo port, handling 39% of
the nation’s container trade.
Cam 1 (Downstream Yarra River to West Gate Bridge)
Cam 2 (Yarra River and Maribynong River junction)
Cam 3 (Swanson Dock)
Cam 4 (Bolte Bridge, Victoria Dock and views of Melbourne)
Forty-two container shipping lines, as well as a number of other general
cargo carriers, make around 3200 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.