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 […]

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 […]

Port’s Commitment to Innovation and Excellence in Sustainability Recognised in Banksia Foundation’s Preeminent Sustainability Awards

Port of Newcastle has been recognised amongst the state’s leading organisations committed to innovation and excellence in sustainability in the Banksia Foundation’s 2021 NSW Sustainability Awards. The Port’s progress on its Environment, Social and Governance goals has been applauded by the Banksia Foundation’s judging panel who named Port of Newcastle as a finalist for the […]

Port of Newcastle future leader named 2021 Intern of the Year

Through his work at Port of Newcastle, one of the region’s brightest young graduates has been recognised for his commitment to career and the progress of the Hunter Region, awarded a coveted University of Newcastle 2021 Employability Excellence Award. Port of Newcastle Analyst, Ryan Maginnity, has been bestowed the honour of being named the 2021 […]

Port of Newcastle Full Steam Ahead Marking Key Milestones For Future Diversification

Port of Newcastle’s diversification strategy will mark further critical milestones in the coming week. Following the funding announcement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison this week supporting the commencement of a feasibility study into the Port of Newcastle Green Hydrogen Hub, the Port is poised to release two tenders to advance its Mayfield Precinct Multi-Purpose Cargo […]

Green Hydrogen Feasibility Study Positions Port of Newcastle to Drive a More Diverse Hunter Economy

As announced today by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Australia’s deepwater global gateway, Port of Newcastle, is partnering with Macquarie Group’s Green Investment Group and the Commonwealth Government’s Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to support the development of a hydrogen economy in the Hunter Region. Port of Newcastle and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group have launched a […]

Improving Port of Newcastle for the Future: Raven Street Electrical Upgrade

In October 2021, Port of Newcastle’s Projects and Assets Team finalised a significant project to upgrade the pole top transformer and associated electrical infrastructure located at the Port’s Raven Street site. Commenced following the transfer of lots 151, 152 and 153 DP1202468 back to Port of Newcastle from Port Waratah Coal Services, the upgrade was […]

University and Port to strengthen region’s future

The Hunter region’s growth, economic diversification and social cohesion are at the heart of a Memorandum of Understanding signed today between the University of Newcastle and Port of Newcastle. The organisations have pledged to collaborate across areas including: Research, development and enabling platforms Talent development Innovation programs Community engagement and collaboration, including with Aboriginal and […]