Published histories of the Port of Melbourne are available in bookshops (new and second-hand).
Judith Raphael Buckrich, published by Melbourne Books, Melbourne 2002, ISBN 1-877096-00-8
Olaf Ruhen, published by Cassell, Australia, 1976 (Out of print but may be available in second-hand bookshops or websites.)
Margaret & Graham Bride, published by Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society, 2013
Jubilee history of the Melbourne Harbor Trust: compiled from the original records of the Trust and from the Victorian Hansard, Benjamin Hoare, published by Peacock Brothers, Melbourne, 1927 (Out of print but may be available in second-hand bookshops or websites.)
Annual Reports and public newsletters of the former Port of Melbourne Corporation and its predecessor organisations are available at State Library of Victoria.