Former Maritime Museum for Lease


The Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation (HCCDC) is leasing Honeysuckle’s iconic Lee Wharf A building. Renamed The Wharf, the federation building fronts ...

Constraints Lifted on Port Operations


Port response ~ “normal commercial relationships with customers.” Port of Newcastle welcomes the Australian Competition Tribunal’s (ACT) decision about navigation and wharf ...

Explorer Dream Maiden Visit to Port


Dream Cruises™ Explorer Dream will sail into Port of Newcastle on tomorrow morning (28 October 2019) on its maiden visit to the region. ...

Last Nail in Coffin of Australian Shipping


Repeal of ANL Act highlights Government's failure to support Australian shipping. Australian National Line Princess of Tasmania, out of service at South Wharf, ...

Record Cruise Season


Port of Newcastle anticipates record passenger numbers as cruise season begins. Celebrity Solstice maiden voyage to Newcastle ~ Image: Port of Newcastle ...

Port’s New Logo


Port of Newcastle has a new logo that “communicates its position as a global trade gateway embracing new opportunities and new ways to ...

Fast-track Dredging for Newcastle Gas Terminal could save Stockton Beach


The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the ...

Treasury ‘Unconcerned’ by ACCC Ports Case


At Budget Estimates yesterday (29 August 2019) NSW Treasury officials confirmed Treasury had never modelled the economic impacts of a Newcastle container terminal. ...

Society Holds Out for Waterside Museum


A ‘rebirthed’ Newcastle Maritime Museum Society (NMMS) wants council to broaden its scope from a “small display in [the city’s] general museum.” Society members, ...

Newcastle Gas Terminal Proposed for Port


A Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import terminal at Newcastle that could supply up to 80 per cent of NSW’s gas needs -  declared Critical State ...

First Unmanned Circumnavigation of Antarctica


A 7-meter (23-foot) long, wind-powered unmanned surface vehicle called a Saildrone, has become the first unmanned system to circumnavigate Antarctica. From the ...

IMO Visits Port


Port of Newcastle to discuss sustainability with IMO Secretary-General. Sustainability and port diversification will be discussed when the head of ...

Newcastle Container Terminal Gets New Support


NSW Nationals backs $1.8 billion plan to boost regional jobs, cut freight costs. Port of Newcastle today welcomed the NSW Nationals’ ...

Newcastle’s Tireless Cruise Volunteers


Port of Newcastle will host a thank-you event for cruise volunteers on Thursday for National Volunteer Week (20 - ...

NSW Ports Unaware of Port of Newcastle Container ‘cap and fee’


The statement by NSW Ports - that it was unaware of the “cap and fee” on container traffic at the Port of Newcastle ...

Port Community Roll up Sleeves for the Environment


Newcastle businesses cleaned-up more than 1.64 tonnes of litter from around the port on Friday (3 May 2019).  The second ...

SS Iron Crown Discovered


After 77 years, the Australian freighter Iron Crown has been found on the ocean floor by maritime archaeologists aboard CSIRO’s research vessel Investigator. ...

No Cruise Terminal for You, Newcastle.


Infrastructure NSW has withdrawn the $12.7 million funding for a cruise terminal project in Newcastle port. Port of Newcastle was working on ...

Tongan Delegation Tours the Port


A delegation from Ports Authority Tonga arrived in Newcastle yesterday to gain insights into the operations of the largest port on ...

Dredging for 160 Years


Crew celebrates 160 years of service to Newcastle’s international gateway. Port of Newcastle is celebrating ...

NSW Ports off the Hook?


NSW Ports is no longer required to file a defence against the ACCC’s claim of acting ...

More Australian Shipping Slips Away


Port Kembla: Crew, emergency workers, farewell the Iron Chieftain. The Iron Chieftain left Port Kembla on Wednesday, 27 March, under tow to ...

Giant Bulk Tanker Visits Port


Largest tanker arrival the culmination of significant investment in Newcastle . The largest fuel tanker to ...

Newcastle Container Terminal Kicked Down the Road


A NSW upper house enquiry into how Port of Newcastle’s sale affects NSW public works spending ...

Port of Newcastle is EcoPorts Leader


Port of Newcastle is the first port in Australia or New Zealand to commit to meeting ...

Fireworks Celebrate 220 years of Shipping from Port of Newcastle


Port of Newcastle will mark its 220th year in operation with a fireworks display on 26 January, in partnership with the City of Newcastle. ...

Australian Shipping Era Ends


BHP and Bluescope Steel will lay off 80 Australian seafarers and retire the remaining two Australian-manned bulk carriers from service, the Maritime Union ...

Benefits of Newcastle Container Terminal ~ Report


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 ...

Debate rages as new coal loader goes online


A war of words accompanied the first coal train delivering export coal to Newcastle’s new billion-dollar coal loader. As Ports and Waterways ...

Public Meeting on Crown Harbour master plan


Minister for Lands, Tony Kelly, announced there will be a community information session next week to get feedback on progress on the Forster Tuncurry Crown ...


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