MANAGEMENT TEAM

    Geoff Beesley – Managing Director

    Geoff has almost 50 years experience in the shipping industry, the majority of which was spent with P&O. In 1997, after parting company with P&O, he saw the opportunity to start his own stevedoring business. He has managed Container and Consolidation depots, shipping agencies as well as stevedoring interests.
               
      
    James Griffiths – General Manager

    James Griffiths started with Newcastle Stevedores in 1998, as a Casual Waterside Worker. He has been fortunate enough to experience a wide exposure to the industry during the last 7 years, including roles within Shipping Agencies, Cargo Consolidation Facilities and here at Newcastle Stevedores. 

     
     
    Philip Watt – Operations Manager

    Philip Watt has over 15 years experience managing all operational facets of container and multipurpose port operations. He has hands on operational experience across a broad range of port environments. Prior to joining Newcastle Stevedores in August 2010 he worked with AECOM, Swire Shipping and Port of Wellington. In his time at Swire Shipping he was fortunate enough to spend 2 years in PNG managing the port operations for the region. 

     
     
     Darrel Madden - Wharf Superintendent

    Darrel Madden has over 20 years experience as a waterside worker, He worked for Patrick and Strang Stevedores prior to commencing with NS in 2001. Darrel spent time working as a Grade 5 and 6 foreman prior to moving to his Superintendent role.


     
     Jeff Harvey - Wharf Superintendent

    Jeff Harvey was one of the Newcastle Stevedores original employees. Prior to Stevedoring Jeff had a very mechanical background. Now with over 14 years working as a Grade 5 and 6 foreman he has moved in to the role of Wharf Superintendent.