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  1. 2017

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. Brisbane

      Welcome THSD Brisbane

      21 April 2017


      The trailer suction hopper dredge, TSHD Brisbane, will be conducting dredging works for Stolthaven from 16April at the Mayfield 7 berth.

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    7. Radiance of the Seas

      Media Update - Radiance of the Seas

      11 April 2017


      The Radiance of the Seas was due to depart the berth at 1700 today. Her departure has been delayed due to large swells - the swell is currently at nearly 8 metres.


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    8. The Channel - Autumn 2017 image

      The Channel - Autumn 2017

      10 April 2017

      Port of Newcastle's community newsletter, The Channel, is distributed to portside households and businesses on a seasonal basis. Click here to read the Autumn 2017 edition of The Channel. 
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    9. Newcastle Writers Festival

      Newcastle Writers Festival - Poetry in the Place

      6 April 2017

      From Shakespeare to Melville, the sea has been a source of inspiration for generations of poets and writers. 
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    10. Community Partnerships - media release

      Community groups invited to apply for Port of Newcastle funding

      17 March 2017

      Port of Newcastle is inviting community groups to apply for funding via its Community Partnerships Program.
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