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  1. 2016

    1. Pacific Aria

      Cruise season hits a high note with Pacific Aria maiden call

      26 January 2016

      Novocastrians will get another chance to welcome a maiden cruise ship visit tomorrow with the Pacific Aria making its first voyage to the Port of Newcastle.
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    2. Azamara Quest celebration

      Cruise ship receives unique welcome to Port of Newcastle

      18 January 2016

      Passengers on board the Azamara Quest cruise ship were treated to a spectacular evening of music, food and fireworks as part of their visit to the Port of Newcastle this week.
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    3. Azamara Quest at berth

      Azamara Quest arrives in the Port of Newcastle

      13 January 2016

      A mix of international and Australian passengers cruised into the Port of Newcastle this morning, marking the maiden voyage of the Azamara Quest cruise ship to Newcastle and the shipping line's first visit to Australia. The Azamara Quest is a mid-sized boutique liner stopping at the Port of Newcastle as part of a 10-night voyage from Cairns to Sydney.  
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    4. Azamara Quest at berth

      Azamara Quest makes her Newcastle debut

      12 January 2016

      The Port of Newcastle will host another maiden cruise ship visit tomorrow. 
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    5. Breakwaters

      Port of Newcastle's non coal trade growth continues

      8 January 2016

      Trade at the Port of Newcastle remains strong, illustrated by the 2015 trade statistics released today.
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    6. Community Newsletter - banner

      The Channel - Summer 2015-16

      5 January 2016

      Click here to read your Summer 2015-16 edition of Port of Newcastle's newsletter, The Channel.
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  2. 2015

    1. Breakwaters

      Season's Greetings

      21/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

      Port operations continue as normal over the Christmas holidays.
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    2. Grain Train entering

      1.25km long grain train arrives at Port of Newcastle

      3 December 2015

      The Port of Newcastle welcomed a record 1.25 km long grain train carrying 5,000 tonnes of wheat to the Newcastle Agri Terminal last night.

      The Port is well positioned to support the growth of NSW's grain trade, with plenty of capacity in the rail networks to the Port, multiple grain terminals for ship loading and a shipping channel that can handle double the Port's current trade.

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    3. Pacific Jewell plaque exchange

      Pacific Jewel Maiden Voyage

      24 November 2015

      Port of Newcastle welcomed the arrival of P&O's Pacific Jewel on its maiden voyage to the Port of Newcastle on Tuesday 24 November.

      Port of Newcastle's CEO, Geoff Crowe, presented a plaque to the vessel's captain, Capt. Gavin Pears, to mark the occasion.

      The Pacific Jewel will depart the Channel Berth at 6.00pm, and will receive a three-gun salute from Fort Scratchley at approximately 6.15pm. The best vantage point to view the ship's departure is the Newcastle or Stockton Foreshore.

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    4. Gearbulk at K3

      Hunter First Port Tour

      23 November 2015

      Port of Newcastle was pleased to provide a port tour for Hunter First members, a group of business leaders facilitated by the Hunter Business Chamber, on 23 November.

      The Hunter Business Chamber event provided a unique waterside view of port activity, illustrating the port's contribution to the region's economy and its potential for growth. Commentary was provided by Port of Newcastle's CEO, Geoff Crowe, on board the Nova Cruises vessel MV Princess.

      Diverse trade: Glass, destined for recycling in South Australia, is loaded onto the Toucan Arrow at the Kooragang 3 berth.


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