Recent news

  1. 2017

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Carrington Pumphouse - news

      Port welcomes funding for the Carrington Pumphouse

      16 February 2017

      Port of Newcastle welcomes the NSW Government's announcement of $500,000 towards the preservation and rejuvenation of the Carrington Hydraulic Engine House (the Pumphouse) and the creation of an outdoor space accessible to the community.
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    8. Silver Whisper

      Newcastle's cruise terminal plans take shape as first ship arrives for the year

      31 January 2017

      2017 will be an exciting year for the region's tourism industry, as plans for the Port of Newcastle cruise terminal take shape and the community welcomes familiar cruise ships back to Newcastle.
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    9. Coal loading

      Record trade for Port of Newcastle great news for the Hunter

      18 January 2017

      A surge in coal and wheat exports has underpinned a new trade record for the Port of Newcastle, delivering another wave of bright economic news to the Hunter.
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  2. 2016

    1. Seasons Greetings 2016

      Season's Greetings from Port of Newcastle

      15 December 2016

      Port of Newcastle's reception will be closed for the holiday period from 12.30pm on Friday 23rd December, and will reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday 3rd January.
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