Seaports

PORT OF NEWCASTLE

Location

Australia: Newcastle; New South Wales.

Acquired

May 2014

Funds

TIF


The Port of Newcastle is the world’s largest coal export port by capacity, as the principal gateway to significant reserves of high-quality thermal and metallurgical coal across the Hunter Valley and Gunnedah Basin.  It also handles bulk goods and commodities including grain, alumina, fertiliser, mineral concentrates and fuel. With more than 780 hectares of land, the port also generates considerable revenue from its portfolio of property leases.

PORT OF PORTLAND

Location

Australia: Victoria.

Acquired

June 2000

Funds

UTA


The Port of Portland is a deep-water and bulk seaport strategically located between the ports of Melbourne and Adelaide. The port specialises in bulk commodities, particularly agricultural, forestry and mining products, as well as aluminium and fertiliser. Portland’s entrance has a minimum depth of approximately 13 metres allowing the port to accommodate large size ships. The port has six berths and covers 114 hectares of land.