The Port of Newcastle is the largest bulk shipping 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.


  • 17 March 2017
    Community groups invited to apply for Port of Newcastle funding
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  • 18 January 2017
    Record trade for Port of Newcastle great news for the Hunter
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  • 16 February 2017
    Port welcomes funding for the Carrington Pumphouse
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