Members, non-members and guests are invited to join CILT Australia, Hunter section for a networking dinner with guest speaker Craig Carmody, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Newcastle. Craig will talk of the significant strategic developments planned for the Port of Newcastle that will benefit Newcastle, the Greater Hunter Region and beyond, especially the Hunter’s Logistics and Transport industry.
Craig joined Port of Newcastle as Chief Executive Officer in August 2018, building on extensive experience spanning the transport, maritime and infrastructure sectors. Craig was previously Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at Svitzer. He has held senior roles in the Australian Federal Government, served 10 years in the Australian Army and holds post-graduate qualifications in public policy, business management and industrial and employee relations.
Port of Newcastle is Australia’s deep water global gateway, the largest on the nation’s East Coast. Port of Newcastle is more than a port. It exists to build Australia’s prosperity with responsible, integrated and innovative supply chain solutions. With trade worth about $26 billion to the national economy each year, Port of Newcastle enables Australian businesses to successfully compete in international markets.
The port currently handles 4,400 ship movements and 164 million tonnes of cargo annually. With a deep water shipping channel operating at 50% of its capacity, significant port land available and enviable access to national rail and road infrastructure, Port of Newcastle is positioned to further underpin the future prosperity of the Hunter, NSW and Australia. As custodians of the region’s critical asset, Port of Newcastle is diversifying its trade as it strives to create a safe, sustainable and environmentally and socially responsible future.
Do not miss this chance to gain an understanding of how the Port of Newcastle is planning to deliver strategic long term benefits through their Port Master Plan 2040.
Numbers are limited so please book early. Members will receive 5 CPD points.
Event Categories: Logistics