Port of Newcastle

The visualisations show imports and exports in tonnes at the Port of Newcastle as well as type of vessels using the port.

The Port of Newcastle is the largest bulk shipping port on Australia’s east coast and Australia’s largest terminal for coal exports.

About the data

Dataset name: Port of Newcastle
Data owner: Port of Newcastle
Operator Coverage: Port of Newcastle
Date range: January 2018 onwards
Frequency: Monthly

Description: This visualisation displays Port of Newcastle monthly export and import volumes in tonnages and the number of monthly vessel arrivals. The data is provided by Port of Newcastle who calculate the monthly throughput export and import volumes.

Definitions

Commodity Exports

Definition

Concentrates

Copper ore concentrates, zinc ore concentrates and lead ore concentrates.

Machinery, Project Cargo & Vehicles

Mining machinery, agricultural machinery, power generation machinery, construction machinery, rail
wagons, passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles.

Meals & Grains

Barley, sorghum, canola, maize, canola meal and cottonseed meal.

Pitch & Tar Products

Pitch, coal tar, tar, carbon black and creosote.

Other Trade

Ammonia, ammonium nitrate, animal foods, coke products, scrap steel, vegetable oils and
miscellaneous general cargo.

Commodity Imports

Definition

Fertiliser

Superphosphate, sulphate of ammonia, potash, urea, phosphates and other general manufactured
fertilisers.

Machinery, Project Cargo & Vehicles

Industrial machinery, power generation machinery, construction machinery, rail wagons, passenger
vehicles and commercial vehicles.

Meals & Grains

Soybean meal.

Pitch & Tar Products

Pitch, coal tar and carbon black.

Other Trade

Ammonia, ammonium nitrate, construction materials, magnetite, timber, tinplate, boats, vegetable
oils and miscellaneous general cargo.

Trade Export Destinations

Commodity Exports

Destination(s)

Aluminium

Japan, Korea

Coal

Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Caledonia, Taiwan

Concentrates

China, Japan, Philippines

Machinery, Project Cargo & Vehicles

Indonesia, Papua New Guinea

Meals & Grains

China

Pitch & Tar Products

Japan, Taiwan

Steel

Indonesia, New Zealand

Wheat

Egypt