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  1. 2018

    1. Pool deck on Explorer of the Seas

      Upcoming cruise season set to be biggest yet

      24 October 2018

      Port of Newcastle will welcome its first cruise visit of the 2018-19 season tomorrow. Caledonian Sky will launch the season and is due to glide past Nobbys on its maiden voyage to the Port of Newcastle at around 6am.
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    2. Ro-Ro vessel

      Growth, prosperity and global connectivity: Metropolitan Plan for Great Newcastle endorses Port of Newcastle vision

      24 September 2018

      The debut of the first-ever Metropolitan Plan for Greater Newcastle is a first for a non-capital city in Australia. The recent release of the Plan by the NSW government sets the framework for new investment and growth in job opportunities, housing, public spaces and transport. Importantly, it reflects the significant opportunities for economic prosperity and global connectivity within the Greater Newcastle area and beyond.
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    3. Light Rail

      Newcastle welcomes ro-ro shipment for Newcastle Light Rail project

      14 September 2018

      The first carriage for the Newcastle Light Rail project was received by the Port of Newcastle on Saturday 8 September. The specialist consignment arrived on onboard Hoegh’s roll-on / roll-off vessel which docked at the Port’s West Basin berth to complete the delivery.
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    4. Container Terminal

      Port of Newcastle on track to build container terminal

      27 August 2018

      Craig Carmody, CEO of the Port of Newcastle, announced today that in the past three weeks, the Port had received a number of unsolicited bids to develop and operate a container terminal in Newcastle. 
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    5. Fire at K2

      UPDATE 2 - Industrial fire at Port of Newcastle Kooragang 2 berth

      24 August 2018

      The industrial fire reported at Port of Newcastle's Kooragang 2 berth gantry crane has now been put out and the berth reopened.
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    6. Industrial fire at K2

      UPDATE 1 - Industrial fire at Port of Newcastle Kooragang 2 berth

      24 August 2018

      Port of Newcastle was advised of an industrial fire at its Kooragang 2 berth at Walsh Point this morning. Emergency services are currently on site and responding to the incident.
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    7. Newcastle Container Terminal - Side View

      New CEO commits Port of Newcastle to developing world-class container terminal

      1 August 2018

      The new CEO of the Port of Newcastle, Craig Carmody, today committed the Port of Newcastle to developing a world-class container terminal to boost jobs and business opportunities in the Hunter region and dramatically reduce the number of trucks on Sydney's roads through expanded use of Newcastle's rail connectivity.
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    8. Container vessel

      OPINION: Why we need a world-class container port

      27 July 2018

      Connectivity isn't everything, but it's almost everything. Faster, better and cheaper is transforming our daily lives. And connectivity isn't just about broadband access. It's also about fast and efficient freight transport.
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    9. Steel

      Mid-year trade update

      24 July 2018

      At the mid-point of 2018, the Port of Newcastle has achieved a steady half year trade result. Overall the Port has handled 81.4 million tonnes of trade, valued at $AUD 13.5 billion from January to June 2018.
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    10. Matt - Soul Cafe

      Port industry partnership supports Soul Cafe

      6 July 2018

      A unique collaboration between Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group, Port of Newcastle and Orica has enabled the local Soul Café to upgrade its facility and future proof the invaluable service it provides. 
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