THE PORT Authority of New South Wales has appointed Jeanine Drummond to be the new harbour master for Newcastle and Yamba.
Ms Drummond is currently the deputy harbour master for Sydney and general manager operations, a post she has held since 2016.
She told Daily Cargo News she was excited to be commencing her new role in mid-August.
“[I] am particularly looking forward to working with the Newcastle Port Authority team, the port stakeholders and wider port community to provide safe and efficient port services,” she said.
Prior to her current role at the Port Authority, she has had a wide career in the maritime industry with Caltex and Hirac Australia, holding seafaring roles ranging from deck officer cadet to master with ASP, BP, Teekay, Woodside and Svitzer.