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 […]
The first shipment of new passenger trains for the Sydney network arrived at Port of Newcastle this week, immediately taking advantage of the port’s direct connections to the New South Wales heavy freight and passenger rail networks.
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 […]
Port of Newcastle today published a report measuring the organisation’s progress in achieving its sustainability commitments.
Port of Newcastle has unveiled a new website and realistic animation of its vision for the former BHP Steelworks site and the proposed Multi-purpose Deepwater Terminal.
Coordinated efforts to protect endangered frogs living on fire-affected Kooragang Island have given the population a boost with the installation of six artificial ponds. The Lower Hunter is home to a population of green and golden bell frogs, an endangered species, whose habitat was severely impacted in early 2019 following a series of fires on […]
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 […]
Port of Newcastle has flicked the switch to fully-electric vehicles across its operations in the latest step towards achieving its sustainability goals. The Port this week unveiled the first four Hyundai Ioniq electric vehicles, with the rest of the organisation’s vehicles to transition by the end of 2021 as other suitable models become available. […]
One of the region’s brightest young leaders has been recognised in the preeminent Lawyers Weekly magazine’s 30 under 30 awards. Port of Newcastle Deputy General Counsel Gabriella Sainsbury was shortlisted in the Corporate Counsel (SME) category for her achievements, innovation and contribution to the legal industry. Lawyers Weekly’s 30 Under 30 is Australia’s largest gathering […]
For the first time since 2013, a roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) vessel is scheduled to call at Port of Newcastle with a commercial cargo. The Höegh Autoliners operated 200-metre Triton Ace – an impressive white and blue ‘floating car park’ capable of carrying up to 6500 cars – will stop in Newcastle this morning (Friday 8 […]