NAB strengthens long-term sustainability for Port of Newcastle landmark loan

National Australia Bank (NAB) has led the development of a landmark loan for Port of Newcastle (PON) that aligns financing for Australia’s largest east coast seaport with long-term environmentally and socially responsible outcomes. The arrangement includes A$515 million in sustainability-linked loans that incentivises Port of Newcastle by offering a lower margin on debt if it […]

Dine & Discover around the Port of Newcastle

Have you downloaded your Dine & Discover Vouchers yet? In Newcastle we live, work and play alongside our working port – it’s the backdrop to our thriving city. We asked the PON team for their recommendations on the best local establishments and experiences to take in the sights and sounds of the Port of Newcastle […]

People of the Port | Dominic May, CoastXP

Meet Dominic (Dom) May.  As the founder of CoastXP, Dom spends his days showcasing the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie coastline and the iconic scenery of the Port of Newcastle to visitors to our region. Read on to find out more about CoastXP and Dom’s next exciting endeavour. Tell us about CoastXP I launched CoastXP in […]

Joint post-flood recovery effort maintains Newcastle port operations

Temporary loading restrictions affecting the largest ships that visit Port of Newcastle have been lifted more than a week faster than the comparable event in 2015 thanks to a rapid and pre-emptive response to the March flooding. Port of Newcastle activated its survey and dredging response team on 22 March in anticipation that floodwaters would […]

People of the Port | Blake Forrester, Lynch’s Hub

Pictured: Ash and Blake from Lynch’s Hub Meet Blake Forrester, who keeps many from the PON team fed and caffeinated from his hole-in-the-wall style cafe Lynch’s Hub. Blake has built Lynch’s Hub from the ground up, transforming the derelict former Lynch’s Prawn building into a bustling café and ice cream bar. Read on to find […]

PM ‘thumbs up’ on Port of Newcastle diversification plans

PON CEO Craig Carmody met with the Prime Minister at Carrington yesterday to discuss matters critical to future investment in the region and its port. Mr Carmody welcomed the Prime Minister’s sweeping support for the Port of Newcastle’s the $2.4 billion Multipurpose Deepwater Terminal (MDT), which is set to create 15,000 jobs and $2.5 billion […]

Port of Newcastle partners with Newcastle Jets

Port of Newcastle has thrown its support behind the Newcastle Jets, joining the Club as an official partner for the 2021 A-League season. Executive Chairman Shane Mattiske said; “It’s terrific to have a business which is a central part of the community join the Jets family. “This partnership is a great example of local supporting […]

Support for Hunter charities after a difficult 2020

A $20,000 sponsorship initiative from Port of Newcastle in December has delivered a welcome end to 2020 for four significant local not-for-profits. Ronald McDonald House, Beyond Blue, Hunter Wildlife and the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) each received $5,000 donations in the lead-up to Christmas. The selected charities were nominated by Port of Newcastle’s staff […]

EOI for Newcastle mobile harbour cranes

Port of Newcastle has today called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the supply of two mobile harbour cranes as part of its long-term diversification program. The EOI aligns with Port of Newcastle’s plans to invest in port capability that supports jobs and boosts the national economy. The announcement is part of a suite of […]