Green Hydrogen Hub set for Phase 1 construction following DISER funding boost

The Port of Newcastle Green Hydrogen Hub Project received a further vote of confidence following an announcement by The Hon Angus Taylor MP, Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction that the project will receive $41 million in funding. The project is a joint venture with Macquarie Capital and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and is […]

Your Port, Our Community Recipients Announced

A diverse range of local community organisations have been given a helping hand courtesy of the Port of Newcastle’s Your Port, Our Community sponsorship and donations program. “Toward the end of 2021, Port of Newcastle received a record number of applications for funding support from the Your Port, Our Community sponsorship and donations program, which […]

Mission to Seafarers Receive $25K Boost

Critical Local Charity Mission to Seafarers bolstered in 2022 by $25,000 partnership to support Seafarer Vaccinations, Mental Health and Welfare Sorely impacted by COVID-19, local charity organisation The Mission to Seafarers has received a $25,000 helping hand to enable them to continue delivering their life-changing mental health and wellbeing support work for thousands of seafarers […]

Japanese Ambassador visits Port of Newcastle

The Hunter region’s future for global investment attraction and industrial growth received a boost, with Investment NSW bringing Japan’s Ambassador to Australia and the Japanese Consul General in Sydney to Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. The visit has signalled to Hunter businesses that there is a growing view internationally that the region is establishing itself […]

Great People and Job Variety Offer Recipe for an Exciting Career Four Decades On

Port of Newcastle Vessel Scheduler Jeff Tamsett will bid farewell after nearly 40 years working in all facets of port operations, having witnessed incredible change as the industry and technology has shifted to meet shifting global demands. Mr Tamsett first joined Port of Newcastle, then Maritime Services Board, in early 1982 as an electrician in […]

Records tumble as Port of Newcastle Diversified Trade Volumes Grow in 2021

New figures released today reveal that Port of Newcastle’s import/export volume performance of 2020 strengthened in 2021, despite global supply chain challenges and the continuing impacts of the pandemic. Acting CEO, Nick Livesey, said the results indicates the strength and capability of Australia’s deepwater global gateway has facilitated approximately $37 billion to the national economy […]

Port Of Newcastle kicks off the New Year now powered by 100% renewable energy

Port of Newcastle has started 2022 powered by 100% renewable energy power, having decarbonised its operations to deliver upon its sustainability commitments set in 2020 and to support tenants across the Port to improve their own sustainability performance. Australia’s deepwater global trade gateway has partnered with green energy supplier Iberdrola to secure a retail Power […]

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 […]