Report shows Port of Newcastle an economic powerhouse for NSW and Australia

Previous Next The Hunter’s trade gateway to the world contributes almost $1 billion to the local economy, according to the latest analysis from HoustonKemp Economists. The analysis, released this week, highlights the benefits of Newcastle’s port activity for the Hunter, state and national economies, including the positive impact on employment and household income. The port’s […]

Get a bird’s eye view of one of Australia’s largest ports

Did you know that about one in four glasses of orange juice consumed in Australia is imported through Newcastle? Visible from the harbour foreshore and standing alongside Newcastle’s iconic grain silos, the green and white refrigerated tanks store citrus concentrate that is imported from Brazil. This is just one of many interesting facts highlighted in […]

Australian container shipping industry stalwart Noel Dent joins Port of Newcastle

Noel Dent has joined Port of Newcastle as Strategic Development Manager for the Multi-purpose Deepwater Terminal (MDT) project.  Mr Dent brings to the port more than three decades of expertise in container shipping – including more than 20 years as ANL’s General Manager Operations & Logistics – and will be responsible for further building relationships […]

Port joins Hunter group pursuing United Nations sustainability goals

Port of Newcastle (PON) is one of seven Hunter institutions that have united to advocate for and drive local adoption of the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Group members – PON, City of Newcastle, Compass Housing Services, Hunter Water, Kumalie, Port Waratah Coal Services and University of Newcastle – have committed to raise […]

Executive appointments as Port of Newcastle pursues major projects and growth

Senior Australian infrastructure leaders Glenn Thornton and Paul Brown will join Port of Newcastle’s (PON) executive team on 9 June as the organisation enters a major growth phase.  Mr Thornton – who joins the Port from global engineering professional services consulting firm WSP, where he was the NSW Region Director and Project Director Advisory for Australia […]