Aerial shot of White Bay and Glebe Island with ANZAC bridge
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    Sydney Berths and Channels

    For the latest information on berth dimensions and water depth at berths within Sydney Harbour, Port Botany, Port Kembla, Port of Eden and Port of Yamba refer to the Berths and Channels.

    Athol Buoy, Point Piper Buoy and Bank Anchorage are available for short term use of seagoing ships when other alternative berths are unavailable. Bookings will be determined subject to suitability, weather conditions and availability. Please refer to the berths and channels and Harbour Master's Directions for further operational limitations when considering booking these facilities.

    Application for special permission - wharf loading

    If you need to operate a mobile crane or other mobile lifting device please download and submit the following form to cranes@portauthoritynsw.com.au:

    Application to operate mobile crane or lifting device

    Please note applications for special permission need to be submitted a minimum of 48 hours prior to lift taking place.

    Load limits for Glebe Island and White Bay

    Please download the following drawing for information on the load limits for Glebe Island and White Bay.

    Load limits - Glebe Island and White Bay (3MB)

    Disclaimer: Port Authority makes no representation and gives no warranty as to the accuracy of the load limit information provided in this plan or the soundness and suitability of wharves for the use to which they may be put by a user. Use of berths and wharves is at the sole risk of the user.


    Glebe Island and White Bay berthing terms and conditions

    The Glebe Island and White Bay berthing terms and conditions apply to any vessel’s entry into and use of the berthing boxes of Glebe Island and White Bay. 

    Port Authority of New South Wales Operated:

    Overseas Passenger Terminal

    Precinct Name: Sydney Cove / Overseas Passenger Terminal
    Berth Name: Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT)
    Berth Type: Cruise ships
    Terminal Operator: Port Authority of New South Wales

    White Bay Cruise Terminal

    Precinct Name: White Bay
    Berth Name: White Bay Cruise Terminal (WBCT)
    Berth Type: Cruise ships
    Terminal Operator: Port Authority of New South Wales

    Glebe Island 1, 2

    Precinct Name: Glebe Island
    Berth Name: Glebe Island 1, 2
    Berth Type: Common user berth

    Glebe Island 7

    Precinct Name: Glebe Island
    Berth Name: Glebe Island 7
    Berth Type: Common user berth (gypsum, sugar)
    Terminal Operator: Gypsum Resources Australia
    Sugar Australia

    Glebe Island 8

    Precinct Name: Glebe Island
    Berth Name: Glebe Island 8
    Berth Type: Common user berth
    Terminal Operator: Cement Australia

    Private

    Gore Cove 1 & 2

    Precinct Name: Gore Cove
    Berth Name: Gore Cove 1 & 2
    Berth Type: Refined petroleum product / oil tanker
    Terminal Operator:

    Viva Australia
    +61 2 8437 1238

    Buoys

    Refer to Berths and Channels and Harbour Master’s Directions for more information on operational limitations at these buoys and anchorages.