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Recent News

  1. Newcastle Cruise Terminal - news

    Newcastle Cruise Terminal design unveiled

    27 November 2017


    The NSW Government and Port of Newcastle today revealed the design of the new Newcastle Cruise Terminal which will transform the cruise passenger experience in Newcastle. 

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  2. Cruise season 2017-18

    Port of Newcastle launches 2017-18 cruise season

    5 October 2017

    Port of Newcastle will officially launch its 2017/18 cruise season this weekend, coinciding with a national travel publication naming Newcastle as one of the world's top emerging cruise destinations.
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  3. Coal trade 2017

    Trade year-to-date

    21 September

    As we count down the final months of 2017, the Port of Newcastle can look back on a strong performance from January to August. With an increase in total throughput of more than 3.6 million tonnes compared to the same period in 2016,  this year the port is seeing growth in coal, wheat, bulk liquids, fertiliser and steel.


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  4. Community Newsletter - banner

    The Channel - Winter 2017

    18 August 2017

    Port of Newcastle's community newsletter, The Channel, is distributed to portside households and businesses on a seasonal basis.
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  5. Wind turbines

    Largest wind turbines to arrive in Australia

    21 July 2017

    Australia will welcome the import of its largest wind turbines this week, when the first shipment for the Sapphire Wind Farm arrives at the Port of Newcastle.
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  6. Thales - thumbnail

    Thales Australia to invest in a major ship repair and maintenance facility

    3 July 2017

    In line with the Port Development Plan, Port of Newcastle is pleased to advise that the Carrington Marine Services Precinct is set to be revitalised. 
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  7. CPP - Round 1 2017

    Community groups share in Port of Newcastle’s Community Partnerships Program funding

    22 June 2017

    Port of Newcastle continues to expand the reach of its Community Partnerships Program, with 50 applications received in the latest call for funding applications.
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  8. Explorer of the Seas

    Coming in 2019 - Explorer of the Seas

    31 May 2017

    Royal Caribbean's second largest cruise ship in Australia, Explorer of the Seas, is scheduled to visit the Port of Newcastle twice in February 2019. 
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  9. CanTeen

    Teaming Up for CanTeen

    10 May 2017

    The annual NewRun event was held in Newcastle on Sunday 2nd April, and Port of Newcastle teamed up to enter and raise funds for the event's chosen charity, CanTeen.
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  10. Hidden Port

    Hidden Port Project

    2 May 2017


    Since the first shipment of coal was exported in 1799, the Port and the City of Newcastle have grown and prospered together. The discovery of coal in the hills of Newcastle was a catalyst for European settlement in the area and coal remains the biggest cargo, alongside 24 other cargo types including wheat, fertiliser, fuels and cruise ships.
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