Port of Newcastle, like many organisations, has taken a precautionary approach to help manage COVID-19 risks in the community. Our focus is on ensuring the Port continues to operate smoothly for our customers whilst we work with Government agencies and industry partners to implement preventative measures that will keep our people and our community safe. […]
Zara’s House Refugee Women’s and Children’s Centre is located in Jesmond and supports women as they rebuild their lives after fleeing conflict and experiencing the loss of family, home and country. Port of Newcastle is proud to partner with Zara’s House in support of their Flourish in Newcastle program, which will engage local tradespeople and volunteers […]
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 […]
One of the newest and largest vessels in the Höegh Autoliners’ fleet visited Newcastle on Friday 14 August, as the port continues to diversify its trade to underpin a stable future for the Hunter economy.
Port of Newcastle is pleased to announce the outcome of its 2020 sponsorship program, with funding and in-kind support provided to 12 local organisations. The annual 2020 Sponsorship Program is a key component of the Port’s commitment to sustainability and being an active contributor to its local community. Funding offered through the Community Sponsorship Program is in addition […]
Did you know that about one in four glasses of orange juice consumed in Australia is imported through Newcastle? Visible from the harbour foreshore and standing alongside Newcastle’s iconic grain silos, the green and white refrigerated tanks store citrus concentrate that is imported from Brazil. This is just one of many interesting facts highlighted in […]
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.