The Port of Newcastle is the largest port on the east coast of Australia and the world’s leading coal export port

The Port of Newcastle at a glance: 

  • 218 years of commercial shipping.
  • Handles more than 25 different cargoes and 2,258 ship visits per annum.
  • Total land holdings of 792 hectares.
  • 200 hectares of vacant port side land available for development, with significant deep water access.           
  • Connectivity to national road and rail networks.
  • 20 operational berths.
  • Main channel depth of 15.2 metres.


  • 21 July 2017
    Largest wind turbines to arrive in Australia
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  • 3 July 2017
    Thales Australia to invest in a major ship repair and maintenance facility
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  • 22 June 2017
    Community groups share in Port of Newcastle’s Community Partnerships Program funding
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