Hunter can be confident it’s a global player

Hunter can be confident it’s a global player Optimism is a powerful thing. Economists have long recognised that market or consumer confidence materially affects future outcomes. Since joining Port of Newcastle as an ‘outsider’ 12 months ago, I have never for a moment doubted the future prospects of the Hunter. Yet, I sense not everyone […]

Port of Newcastle to discuss sustainability with IMO Secretary-General

Port of Newcastle to discuss sustainability with IMO Secretary-General Sustainability and port diversification will be discussed when the head of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) visits the city today (Wednesday 31 July). IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim will tour Newcastle Harbour during a brief visit hosted by Port Authority of New South Wales. Mr Lim will […]

Port of Newcastle recognised for its commitment to a sustainable future

Port of Newcastle recognised for its commitment to a sustainable future Port of Newcastle’s commitment to active environmental management and sustainable practices has been recognised as part of a NSW Government initiative.  The port was awarded Bronze Partner status in the Sustainability Advantage program, which recognises the organisation’s work to further strengthen its environmental performance through collaboration […]

NSW Nationals backs $1.8 billion plan to boost regional jobs, cut freight costs

NSW Nationals backs $1.8 billion plan to boost regional jobs, cut freight costs Port of Newcastle today welcomed the NSW Nationals decision on Saturday to support the removal of obstacles preventing the development of a new privately-funded container terminal. Port of Newcastle CEO Craig Carmody said the new policy – debated and passed by NSW […]

Dubbo roundtable focuses on making regional NSW more globally competitive

Dubbo Roundtable focusses on making regional NSW more globally competitive Businesses across regional New South Wales – including Great Western Plains and the state’s Central West and North-West – would boost their international competitiveness by cutting the cost of transporting a standard shipping container by up to $455, an industry roundtable in Dubbo has heard. […]

NISEA Women in Maritime campaign | Teneall Chapman, Vessel Scheduler

NIESA Women in Maritime campaign | Teneall Chapman, Vessel Scheduler Port of Newcastle Vessel Scheduler, Teneall Chapman was recently featured in the Women in Maritime social media campaign being run by the Nautical Institute of South East Australian Branch (NISEA). My name is Teneall Chapman and I am a vessel scheduler at Port of Newcastle. […]

Celebrating the dedication of Newcastle’s tireless cruise volunteers

Celebrating the dedication of Newcastle’s tireless crusie volunteers Newcastle’s dedicated cruise volunteers have been recognised for their contribution to the success of the Hunter’s tourism sector over the past 16 years. Port of Newcastle hosted a thank you event for its volunteers on Thursday marking National Volunteer Week (20 – 26 May 2019) and the […]

The Grill – Jackie Spiteri, Environment Advisor

The Grill | Jackie Spiteri, Environmental Advisor Jackie Spiteri recently talked to the Daily Cargo News about Wales, the value of the natural world, Lady Gaga and sporadic yoga as part of DCN’s The Grill profile. Where did you grow up?Brecon Beacons, Wales, United Kingdom When you were growing up what job did you want to do?I […]

Port community members roll up their sleeves for the environment

Port community members roll up their sleeves for the environment Newcastle businesses cleaned-up more than 1.64 tonnes of litter from around the port on Friday 3 May.The second annual Port Litter Pick saw everything from cigarette butts, plastic bags and soft drink cans through to old tyres, scrap metal and an ironing board cleaned up […]

5 reasons to choose Port of Newcastle

Five reasons to choose Port of Newcastle Moving large or oversized cargo? Port of Newcastle’s capacity, connectivity and capability can simplify your supply chain and remove costly cargo handling steps. Read on to discover five reasons why Port of Newcastle should be your first-choice East Coast port for project cargo. 1. Room to move Whether […]