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  1. 2019

    1. Anniversary Logo

      Fireworks to mark 220 years of commercial shipping from Port of Newcastle

      17 January 2019

      Port of Newcastle will mark its 220th year in operation with a fireworks display on 26 January in partnership with the City of Newcastle.
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  2. 2018

    1. K2 hoppers

      Another milestone for the Newcastle Bulk Terminal development

      18 December 2018

      Port of Newcastle has marked an important milestone in the development of the Newcastle Bulk Terminal. 
      The dismantling of the old ship unloaders is now complete, with bulk cargo hoppers now in place to provide continuity of trade while the new ship unloader and conveyor system is constructed.
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    2. NY EVE 2018

      Port of Newcastle partners with City of Newcastle to celebrate New Year’s Eve

      14 December 2018

      City of Newcastle and Port of Newcastle today announced a partnership to present the community's annual New Year's Eve celebrations in 2018.
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    3. Container vessel

      Newcastle Container Terminal to deliver savings for regional NSW: report

      11 December 2018

      A world-class container terminal at Port of Newcastle would create 4,600 jobs, boost the state economy by $6 billion and slash the transport costs for regional exporters, according to a new report by economic consultancy, AlphaBeta.
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    4. Craig - HBC Luncheon

      FUTURE PROOF - Port of Newcastle Container Terminal

      3 December 2018

      FUTURE PROOF: Port of Newcastle Container Terminal

      Read a transcript of Craig Carmody's speech to the Hunter Business Chamber Infrastructure Luncheon on Friday 30 November 2018.
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    5. Tanya and Trent

      Port of Newcastle has welcomed two new executives

      8 November 2018

      Port of Newcastle has welcomed two new senior executives. Tanya McDonald commenced in the role of Executive Manager Corporate Affairs in September and Trent Gearside joined the team in the role of Executive Manager Projects & Infrastructure last month.
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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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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