Trade

The Port of Newcastle is one Australia's major trading ports and the world's largest coal export port.

World-class port infrastructure supports the import and export of more than 25 different cargoes through the port. In 2015, the port handled 163.9 million tonnes in trade.

The principal trade at the Port of Newcastle is coal. Non-coal commodities traded through the port include grain, steel, project cargo, vegetable oils, fuels, orange juice concentrate and containers destined for local business.

Utilising its expertise in coal supply chain logistics, the Port of Newcastle is also one of the most diverse ports in Australia. Working with customers and prospective investors, the Port of Newcastle offers:

  • Diverse facilities suitable for a range of cargo types including dry bulk, bulk liquids, break bulk, project cargo, general cargo and containers.
  • 10 berths allocated to general cargo, including the only berth face rail line on Australia's East Coast.
  • Excellent back-up storage options.
  • 120km north Sydney with excellent road and rail connections to other parts of NSW and Australia.
  • Close proximity to large mining and agricultural region.
  • Customer relationships built on a high level of service and expertise.

Trade enquiries: Contact the Trade & Business Development team on +61 2 4908 8200.

Click here to view Port of Newcastle's trade reports.