Publications

Containerised trade trends and implications for Australian ports

Houston Kemp Economists

Sets out the global trends in containerised trade and explains the implications for Australian ports, providing a high-level context for port planning decisions in the future.

Global gateway for regional Australia: the economic impact of a container terminal at the Port of Newcastle.

AlphaBeta

A world-class container terminal at Port of Newcastle would create 4,600 jobs, boost the state economy by $6 billion and slash the transport costs for regional exporters, according to a new report by economic consultancy, AlphaBeta. The report - Global Gateway for NSW: the economic impact of a container terminal at the Port of Newcastle - shows that a modern container terminal would cut land transport costs for northern NSW businesses by $2.8 billion by 2050.

NSW Container and Port Policy

Deloitte Access Economics

Addresses significant role that the Port of Newcastle could play in helping to manage the current and growing freight task for NSW as well as in facilitating major economic, environmental and regional benefits to the State. March 2018.

Port Master Plan 2040

Port of Newcastle

The Port Master Plan 2040 provides a broad and strategic approach, identifying future port developments and opportunities to 2040.

Economic Impact Report 2016/17

EconSearch (a division of BDO)

An independent study by EconSearch (a division of BDO) concluded the Port of Newcastle is well placed to support the predicted doubling of Australian freight over the next 20 years and beyond.

Container Transport Economics Study

Lycopodium

Investigation into the differential costs associated with container transport from various regions within NSW to existing East Coast Ports compared to a theoretical container capacity at Newcastle.